[Mgs] MGB color codes

Max Heim mvheim at sonic.net
Mon Oct 8 11:39:14 MDT 2012

Good point, but I suspect he wants the entire car repainted. I would. Not
that the insurance will cover that, but the amount of extra paint is

on 10/8/12 10:06 AM, Aaron Whiteman at awhitema at panix.com wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Oct 2012, Councill, David wrote:
>> It confirms what I think is the correct answer - that the car is probably
>> tartan red. This site indicates that was the red in use in 1964. Is that the
>> only choice of red in 1964? I figured I could give the body shop the Dupont
>> and PPG color codes to start with.
> I can't answer the question, but the one concern I would have here is
> that new paint will not necessarily match the original color.  Paint
> fades, especially red paint.  It might be better to try to color match
> to the car, even if you have the right code.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Menlo Park, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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