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Old 05-01-2002, 09:57 AM   #15
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I think it was me you are asking? the underbelly color is called Metallic Grey and is Dupont Centari color # 44146-A. An automotive paint supplier will be able to mix it for you. I priced it last year and thought it was on the expensive side.
For the color letters on the side such as Excella (gold), International (red/white/blue), etc. someone else suggested using model paint and a small paint brush such as 'Testors' found in any hobby store.


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Old 05-01-2002, 10:13 AM   #16
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Great.... Thanks for the info there.... And the Testors colors? Should I just try my best at matching a paticular color? Or should I just pick my own shades of R/W/B?


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Old 05-01-2002, 10:24 AM   #17
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I dont know what shade they are, you could just match it as best you can or make it unique to your own tastes. Some people will only accept a stock original replacement and others like to customize mildly or full, its all up to the owner and if you dont like the results you can always change it.

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Old 05-03-2002, 01:55 PM   #18
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Hi charcigar & Tenringr. Sorry for the slow response to your questions. My computer has been down for a few days. I only painted the inside of the rear storage compartment with the POR paint. I bought that POR from the POR people at a auto show & they didn't mention anything about UV rays to me.

Tenringr, I took the rear bumper off to clean as much of the rust out of that storage compartment as I could before painting it. My rear bumper is held on with four large screws. They were tight & hard to get loose to turn. I have a really big screw driver that I hit with a hammer a couple of times to get the screws loose. They came right out after that. Only took maybe ten min to get it off. Went back on easy.

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