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Customs non metallic purple paint examples

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by motoandy, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. motoandy
    Joined: Sep 19, 2007
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    Does anyone have some non metallic purple paint examples? If so can you post picture and paint code information?
     
  2. Probably be more accurate if you go to a autobody supply store and look through their paint chips.
    You can get exactly what you want;)
     
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  3. Russco
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    Yep go get a color chip book and then try to pick from that.
    A lot of the fleet colors are non metallic.
     
  4. PONTNAK123
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    go to a ppg paint supplier and look at their dark and dramatic series. there are purples in that series with no metallic
     

  5. Blue One
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    Personally I wish purple did not exist as a color, either that or that it was illegal to put it on a car. Punishable by severe public flogging and continual merciless ribbing from your friends :D
     
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  6. Purple sure bets rust
     
  7. motoandy
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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg Blue one, not every one can pull it off. Just a few of us.
     

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  9. BJR
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    So how do you really feel, don't hold back.
     
  10. jazz1
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    Women dig purple! Get some colour chips, there's dozens of shades for fearless men of steel![​IMG]
     
  11. Black Panther
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    Larry Watsons reply when asked why he painted many of his cars purple? "Chicks dig purple".
     
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  12. Don's Hot Rods
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    Check out Dupont Fleet Purple. I painted the frame on my 27 years ago with it after seeing a picture of Jerry Duncan's Deuce. It can be found in the Fleet color book at any Dupont dealer.

    Don

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  13. Blue One
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    :D Hey, we can't all have good taste :) :D:D I don't like purple, never have.
    Oh well :) :D
     
  14. blowby
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    I agree, having a bunch of chicks drooling all over your car is a hassle. But I'm going with purple, I'll just have to learn to live with it.
     
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  15. Baron
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    ACME paint...fleet color. Sorry, I don't have the paint number . I'll search my shop tomorrow. I may have written it down in an old notebook ( painted it in 1987). My Purple 32 Rdstr dash pic.jpg My Purple 32  Rdstr.jpg
     
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  17. motoandy
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    Here is what I ended up. It's purple, it's metallic plus
    Some pearl.
    It's a ford color
    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1459210130.943915.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1459210143.510034.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1459210159.026183.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1459210173.727131.jpg
     
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  18. phat rat
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    YES women love purple.
     
  19. jim snow
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  20. squirrel
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    Sorry I don't know the color name. Painted in the early 80s.
    IMG_2238.JPG
     
  21. Pat Thompson
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    Well, this is called Dupont Spectra master RED. I say purple. IMG_20160219_070517477_HDR.jpg
     
  22. Roger O'Dell
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    Yes Watson painted painted her T-Bird purple. But he went to her home to sell her his 57 Eldorado Brougham, her dad who worked at a cadillac said that car had to many things about that model that she couldn't buy it . But he had the dealership Put Watsons cad in the showroom and they sold it to a decorator, miss mouseteer got a bird and LARRY PAINTED it purple
     
  23. 54fierro
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    If you wear the right(or wrong) outfit people will think your Prince. Lol

    I painted a truck I had purple before. It was really dark. I sat there with the guy at the paint store while he added toner to get the shade I wanted. Just an idea. I had a picture with me.
     
  24. john worden
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    Triumph called it aubergine. The metallic could be left out of the mix. 100_0773_resized.jpg Some call it eggplant.
     
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  25. Black Panther
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    That color on that Triumph tank looks righteous
     
  26. same car different lighting.

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  27. xpletiv
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    Purple color supposedly represents 'royalty and death', I can live with one of those. Ok, maybe just 1 of those.:rolleyes:
     
  28. Purple is where it's at!

    image.jpeg
    Fred Steele (sp?)
     
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  29. Fortunateson
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    Yeah, it's called , "Royal Purple". Back in the real old days the pigment for purple dyes was really expensive and reserved for those that could afford it like royalty.
     

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