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Old 05-05-2012, 12:55 PM
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Paint codes different?

So today I parked next to a 2010 limited jeep. It was also modern blue. Mine was so much darker blue, it made the limited look like it was steel blue. It's odd because when I got my hood painted the first time, it looked like this limited! The painter had to customize the paint to match mine.

Anyone else notice a difference between the colors? The painter suggested that it was because it was an SRT that it's possible it came from a different batch or gun or even facility.

What's up with that? I any ideas?


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Old 05-05-2012, 01:30 PM
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Re: Paint codes different?

nope...all WK's were built at JNAP, at the same time. Ive seen pics of SRT's, laredos, limiteds and overlands on the line at the same time. Theer will be slight paint differences though. One vehicle couldve been garaged and one in the sun and weather its whole life. Those sort of things make a difference.
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:45 PM
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Scott I was thinking that too. You have to see the difference tho. It's not small, it's fundamental. Mine almost looks royal blue compared.

So much so that the painter admitted to looking all over the door jams and engine bay for paint lines. He said he was almost positive mine had been repainted.

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Re: Paint codes different?

hmmmm....maybe it was. Modern blue should be modern blue.....LOL. Maybe the previous owner wanted it darker blue?
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There are xx different inferno red over the years. Same with mineral grey.
Daniel once told me there were like 10 different ones. IDK.

Maybe the code changed over model years.
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Hmm... He did mention there are different codes... I didn't follow. So the colors may vary huh.... That's un settling.
It's OK, I like my blue better.

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It'll definitely be a good thing to know when I go to paint parts!

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Re: Paint codes different?

you just take better care of yours! i see other midnight blue jeeps all the time and mine always looks totally different as well
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Re: Paint codes different?

I'd love to think that, Matt.... I do clean it every week and keep up with the wax. But (regrettably) she does live outside... let's go with that... she's just better taken care of.
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Re: Paint codes different?

Im lazy and clean mine monthly. It is a totally different color after i am done working on it
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