Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

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Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#1 Post by Dave Whittick » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:42 am

I've purchased a spray out card from Willhoit but it's considerably different than the original paint hiding under my dash cover. Can anybody point me to a source online or provide a correct formula for my 64?

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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#2 Post by Sebastian Gaeta » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:01 am

A formula won't get you any closer. The chemicals used in paint changes frequently and is different between brands so after 50 years it would not be any closer than what you've got. If you have original paint under the dash cover and that is what you want to go with then your painter *should* be able to match that.
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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#3 Post by Dave Whittick » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:59 pm

Sebastian Gaeta wrote:A formula won't get you any closer. The chemicals used in paint changes frequently and is different between brands so after 50 years it would not be any closer than what you've got. If you have original paint under the dash cover and that is what you want to go with then your painter *should* be able to match that.
I am the painter but don't have a mixing room. The car is on a rotisserie so I can't bring it to my local jobber for a digital sample.
I'm hoping that somebody has recently had their car painted with a respectable match and would help by letting me know the brand of paint and formula or, if it was matched from a swatch, the product number and manufacturer.

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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#4 Post by John Brooks » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:06 pm

http://coloronline.glasurit.com/ you have to fill out the pull down menu, 6403 comes up

PORSCHE EMAILBLAU 6403 1964-1965
Glasurit Line 22 single stage
Glasurit Line 90 Clear coat 2 stage
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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#5 Post by Dave Whittick » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:15 pm

John Brooks wrote:http://coloronline.glasurit.com/ you have to fill out the pull down menu, 6403 comes up

PORSCHE EMAILBLAU 6403 1964-1965
Glasurit Line 22 single stage
Glasurit Line 90 Clear coat 2 stage
Perfect!! Thanks. I've played with that site before but couldn't get a result. It's kind of finicky but I got it this time.

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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#6 Post by Martin Benade » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:31 pm

Also your jobber should be able to come to the car. Mine does that regularly for me, the scanner is a small hand-held device that they then take back and plug into a computer. Works reasonably well, or at least a close starting point for tinting.

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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#7 Post by Dave Wildrick » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:16 pm

Here's what was used via Bill Hamilton's painter to paint my 1964 C coupe sky blue during this past year:
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Re: Anybody willing to share paint formula for Sky Blue 6403

#8 Post by Martin Benade » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:27 pm

That was matched to something on your car? It's beautiful.

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