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Old 22 May 2012
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Swinging Arm Paint?

Hi all, does anyone know the silver paint spec/code on the swinging arm on my xt600z 1vj 86 just wana touch in some scratches carn't seem to get the right touch up pen?
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Hi all, does anyone know the silver paint spec/code on the swinging arm on my xt600z 1vj 86 just wana touch in some scratches carn't seem to get the right touch up pen?
Yamaha never gave out true paint codes, there`s a yank firm called colorite who is the closest, mail them & see if they can help.

Apart from them its just a matter of trying it out.

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Thanks Mezo will email them and post up the results
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Thanks Mezo will email them and post up the results
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Well after 911 you cant get spray sent by air mail (very dangerous) but they can still send touch up sticks by airmail & colorite are the only people i know who do factory (close as dam it) colours.

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You have options besides spray paint!
Ask them for the actual paint in liquid...or the color code and have some paintshop close to you make the color!
It's usually done automatically by a mixing machine.. they just put in the color code and it mixes colors up to get the code..


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You have options besides spray paint!
Ask them for the actual paint in liquid...or the color code and have some paintshop close to you make the color!
It's usually done automatically by a mixing machine.. they just put in the color code and it mixes colors up to get the code..


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Still dangerous goods in liquid (flammable) and colorite wont give you the paint code, its his own secret blend that he has matched to factory colors himself

Yamaha codes are Yamaha only, they don't come up on any charts.

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