What follows on the next few pages is a photo essay on that body work. This is why the color code is so important to order the correct paint. Find Your Chevrolet Color and Chevrolet Paint Code Chevy paint codes are located on the Service Parts Identification sticker. Let the clearcoat dry overnight, or longer if temperatures are less than 70 degrees F. Auto Color Library used to have it below is a link but it no longer works. Most labels are white paper sticker, while more moderns ones are a silver label. The Chevrolet C10-C30 Series colors on this page may go by several different names and the color sample shown above for 1984 Chevrolet C10-C30 Series is approximate.
I am thinking about silver, but want to stick with a factory color if possible. Personally, I think that when one spends years inhaling paint and solvent fumes, that it has an adverse effect on one's memory, but that's just my humble opinion. The color Son Of A Gun Gray has 8 different color codes. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Chevrolet at time. Below is a list of all offerings of Blue on a ChevyTruck in our database with examples where we've found them. Apply several thin coats of Chevrolet touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. These are just fantastic looking.
Traditionally, Blue has been the most popular color with the most number of shades offered. How to Apply Chevrolet Touch Up Paint You are now ready to apply Chevrolet touch up paint to your car. If you look up 1961 Pontiac at autocolorlibrary. The vehicle color code will list the paint color exactly so finding it is important. There can be eighteen different code 51's so then you have to use the 316N to identify the color. They mixed the paint and packaged it in aerosol cans.
Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Chevrolet touch up paint. They don't even seem to want to get their color books out and let you look thru them! Protect Repaired Chevrolet Paint with Clearcoat Make sure the Chevrolet touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. On the subject of no-cost options, Z81 designated a Custom Camper nameplate which we imagine all one had to do was buy a 1Z8130 Custom Camper package, and it was theirs for free. However enough good photos were taken to give one the idea of the extent of the work that went into this truck, albeit not in an absolute chronological order as I would have liked to have had. Colour names, chips and formulas change a good bit over time, and may never have matched what was on your vehicle. Here's what I was able to find.
Let the clearcoat dry for at least three days, then use rubbing compound on your Chevrolet. If your car has two colors, you will see the two tone color code. See below under two tone for more information. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Chevrolet touch up paint to dry. There can be more than one color code shown below. . For example, 316N above we call Gold Mist Metallic Clearcoat It could also be called Gold Clearcoat, Inca Metallic Clearcoat, etc.
It has never been repainted and has been in our family since new. To get a better exhaust note, and pick up a little extra horsepower, the stock single exhaust system was tossed in favor of dual exhaust. I was a little skeptical about getting touch-up paint this way, but you guys were right on the money. We sell , and other Chevrolet touch up paint products. Apply rubbing compound to your Chevrolet paint with a clean, soft cloth like an old tee shirt, but not wood products like paper towels.
Once dry, lightly sand the primed Chevrolet paint area with 220 grit sandpaper followed by 600 wet and dry sandpaper. I wish I had photos that better reveal this fact, but unfortunately my next visit to John's place was after the bed was back on and he neglected to take photos of these two items before he re-installed the bed. In order to guarantee the accuracy of a color, paint should be ordered based on the color code. Preparation is the key to achieve an awesome paint job. We asked how much he would let the truck go for, and the answer was low 20s. If this doesn't work, then you start looking everywhere for it. Pimpin, I have tried that at a couple of places.
The latest offering of Blue on a Chevy Truck is available now in the 2019 model year, with 6 shades of blue paint named Deep Ocean Blue, Blue Velvet, Storm Blue, Pacific Blue, Northsky Blue, and Kinetic Blue. Shoot a test panel so you get the right amount of flattening. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Chevrolet Touch Up Paint Remove all traces of rust from your Chevrolet with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. I actually sent them my glove box door so they could match the flat color. Since the hottest trend on the scene today is restomods we thought it might be kind of neat to combine the two hot topics and set off a proverbial mushroom cloud of sorts. All, With my rebuilt 350 about to land in my 1985 c10, I am beginning to think about paint. Let the Chevrolet paint dry for ten to twenty minutes between coats.
Because your Chevrolet C10-C30 Series is 20+ years old, the paint may have faded, and we cannot guarantee a color match for any of the colors on this page. Usually when someone has trouble finding a Chevrolet paint code, I have them look in the glove box or the spare tire well. This paint needs to go up to be in proportion but you can do it. I would be up more for a cab roof rocker one color and the body another. Also, it could be '8867L' or '8867U'.