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frustraiting paint

hi im trying to paint part of a 2001 scenic rear door , got the paint code went to halfords they made the paint to the code ,the problems i have is the car paint is mv632 (platinum silver) which has a faint blue hint , firstly what is the correct primer and is their a specific laquer . i tried a part and the colour seems dark , i did use grey primer ?
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Re: frustraiting paint

You have to remember you are trying to match new paint to 15 year old paint that is on the car, which will be weathered and faded etc.
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Re: frustraiting paint

As said the car has weathered and faded ..in a paint shop it would be "washed" in to blend and polished in
Primer is grey and just normal clear lacquer
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