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the principles are the same, but I would suggest getting the paint matched using colour chips rather than going by the paintcode alone.
Due to the car's age, unless you are painting the complete car - there will be some weathering of the colour, and you don't want mismatched panels.
The lacquer is just a normal one. Its just that its coming away in large pieces that makes it look different.
Hope that helps,
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