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Pete-B
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Touch up paint ?
I've been talking to the people at Paints 4 U this morning about yellow touch up paint after a few people recommended them. It seems from reading the comments on our site from different people that, Vauxhall Cargo Yellow is a pretty close match. When I mentioned this to them this morning it seems there are two Cargo Yellows because they said " which one, 51L or 59L". So if anyone has still got their kit and and could check the code I would really appreciate this. The other thing they said was " rather than getting the touch up kit it would be better to get a 100ml bottle because if it's cellulose you don't really need the lacquer. They will supply this with touch up brush or 5 spears saying the spears would be best for paint chips, and the cost is £10.99 plus £2.25 carriage
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The correct code is 51U Cargo Yellow, beware there is also a 51U Post Office Yellow but this is not exactly the same color. Touch up paint is soon to be replaced with stickerfix, it's a sticker with your car color that is other pre cut or you can cut the size you want out of a A5 sheet
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Is it launched on April 1st ? \" class=\"smiley\" />
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Quote:Touch up paint is soon to be replaced with stickerfix I seem to remember something like this years ago, a small book of coloured leaves that you applied to small dings a bit like letraset Tim Edited by - tbird on 30 Mar 2011 12:30:43
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TomB
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Like a pack of yellow post it notes?
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Only teasing Elie !! As he is in the paint business ....... he is the top inside man for advance info !
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SM25T \" class=\"smiley\" /> the paint used on Stickerfix is exactly the same as used in the car repair market. The idea is to replace touch up paint with Stickerfix as factory fitment It's by no means a decent repair alternative. It is also matched on the factory std sample, and if you know that some colors have up to 10 different variants of shade for the same color code it's possible that the color is not a perfect match. On friday i'll anounce i'll look for another job !!
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My car is yellow as well. It is 53 reg... Is it only one standard yellow colour in caterham? OK, is it 51U, 51L or 59L...?
elie boone
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The correct code for new yellow Caterham GRP parts is : 51U Cargo yellow. If you lift the nose cone badge off when the nose is a few years old you can see the color difference there is under the badge and the rest of the nose cone.
Pete-B
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Got back to Paints4U and was told they don't do 51U their eqivalent is 59L. Cargo Yellow.
elie boone
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Stange, 59l is Jamaica Yellow and an old color ( 1978 to 1987 ) and is not the same as VAU51U Cargo yellow witch is till in use today