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Old 04 April 2018, 07:18 AM
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Looks really good. Which paint code did you use?
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Old 04 April 2018, 08:30 AM
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Hey guys, completley forgot to update this thread after getting my wheels done.

I had them powder coated in a candy bronze colour after searching for ages and checking out different shoops to see what they could do.

Some of the pics look kinda golden due to the camera used and the lighting etc but I have tried to add multiple pictures to give you a idea of what it looks like.

Absolutely what I was looking for and looks amazing IMO.

Let us know your thoughts.
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Old 04 April 2018, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by BrownPantsRacing View Post
Looks really good. Which paint code did you use?
I think it was f750 or something like that. I just gave my painter the name and code I found and they were able to match it.
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Old 10 April 2018, 08:37 AM
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Hi all,

I was looking for 'the right" bronze for ages until reading this thread where I found the fiat 750 code. I gave the company refurbing my wheels the colour code and showed them a few pictures from this thread. Long story short, I went to collect them last night and they were almost orange. Completely nothing like any of the pics here. I didn't take a picture as my phone was dead, but they said they'd done a gold base coat and one coat of the fiat 750, to which I said this is completely wrong.

They've agreed to have 'another go', but now I'm pretty worried they'll mess it up again - what base colour is best for this paint code? And how many layers are ideal to build up the colour? Many thanks
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Old 10 April 2018, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by AdamR33gtr View Post
Hi all,

I was looking for 'the right" bronze for ages until reading this thread where I found the fiat 750 code. I gave the company refurbing my wheels the colour code and showed them a few pictures from this thread. Long story short, I went to collect them last night and they were almost orange. Completely nothing like any of the pics here. I didn't take a picture as my phone was dead, but they said they'd done a gold base coat and one coat of the fiat 750, to which I said this is completely wrong.

They've agreed to have 'another go', but now I'm pretty worried they'll mess it up again - what base colour is best for this paint code? And how many layers are ideal to build up the colour? Many thanks

Sounds like they screwed up. I always put a black base coat down on mine before spraying 2 coats of the bronze. They always look spot on. Certainly wouldn't use a gold base and a single coat of Fiat 750. Nope. If you can to 3 coats of bronze over the black base then this is also good. Gives a slightly deeper bronze.
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Old 19 December 2018, 02:47 PM
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Hello everybody,
I we painted my wheels in this Fiat 750 and looks great 😍


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Old 19 December 2018, 02:51 PM
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Looks lovely.
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Old 19 December 2018, 02:56 PM
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this has got me thinking I have a set of PFF7s to refurb....was going to go standard gun metal, or anthracite...but the bronze is tempting. Same colour car as yours brownpants.....
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Old 19 December 2018, 02:59 PM
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Yeh I actually really liked my PPF7's in bronze. They stayed on the car when I sold it years ago.
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Old 19 December 2018, 03:28 PM
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Here are some more pictures, thank you for color code its awesome 😊


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Old 19 December 2018, 03:34 PM
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Did you use a matt lacquer on these? Or how did you finish them to get the matt effect. Look great.
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Old 19 December 2018, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by BrownPantsRacing View Post
Did you use a matt lacquer on these? Or how did you finish them to get the matt effect. Look great.
I didnt used lacquer. I think even matt lacquer will make them go dark brown, so i will let them like this till friday. Then i will mount them on my civic haha
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Old 20 December 2018, 08:58 AM
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They look great. I may opt to just base coat mine.

I already have some of this paint mixed up, but it's single coat gloss.
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Old 27 December 2018, 01:54 PM
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I recently did a set of Clio wheels in the Fiat 750 colour. Think they suit the car well, and am tempted to get a spare set of wheels and do them for the same colour for the Evo
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Old 27 December 2018, 02:18 PM
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I recently did a set of Clio wheels in the Fiat 750 colour. Think they suit the car well, and am tempted to get a spare set of wheels and do them for the same colour for the Evo
I painted my F1s bronze for my Racing Blue 182...looked awesome. Hope all is well with you and yours
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