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Old 12-17-11, 10:18 AM
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Cannondale touch up paint

Does anyone know where to get some blueberry cannondale touch up paint? Or a paint that matches? I've got an '87 sr600 I would like to touch up.
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Old 12-17-11, 10:32 AM
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I would email Cannondale and ask what the PPG code is. Then you can go on-line and order some very cheaply.
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Old 12-17-11, 10:44 AM
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thanks, i'll give that a try.

heres a picture for reference

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The standard Testors blue is a very close match. I've used it on my Blueberry.
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Originally Posted by octophasic View Post
thanks, i'll give that a try.

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Did you have any luck? I'm starting a restore and I need to make the paint respectable. Mine is an 88 ST400, color "blueberry"
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Originally Posted by RFC View Post
The standard Testors blue is a very close match. I've used it on my Blueberry.
Same answer
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Old 04-28-12, 11:30 AM
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Use your local car dealerships for reference as well. I have a '88 d' Arienzo frame with red metallic over chrome. I found a match from 2011-12 GM/Cadillac that is perfect. Little pricey at $20 for a touch up bottle, but the paint is lacquer.

Most of these colors have to be reused over the years.
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I used the testors blue, its not really a perfect match, but from a distance its barely noticeable but up close its pretty obvious. The jazz blue color that volkswagen uses seems like a really good match though (i havent tried it yet). Also, the testors flakes off pretty fast in high use areas, I've noticed (by the downtube shifters).
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Originally Posted by octophasic View Post
I used the testors blue, its not really a perfect match, but from a distance its barely noticeable but up close its pretty obvious. The jazz blue color that volkswagen uses seems like a really good match though (i havent tried it yet). Also, the testors flakes off pretty fast in high use areas, I've noticed (by the downtube shifters).
Get the Volkswagen paint. May be pricy, but should be lacquer and much more durable.
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