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Old 02-11-2019, 05:25 PM   #1
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Urgent! Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

Well I made the mistake of assuming paint code 510 Turquoise Poly wouldnít be an issue to have mixed up in waterborne paint (Axalta), that is not the case.

Painter sprayed a test card and itís no looking like a match.

If anybody has had a paint color like this sprayed recently please feel free to share the paint code used.




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Old 02-11-2019, 05:54 PM   #2
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

Paint codes:
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:14 PM   #3
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

Hey RocknRod thanks, I did reference that site for the WA5123 code that my painter used to mix. But this is the color it turned out as.





So Iím looking for other paint codes folks may have used to achieve an accurate Turquoise Poly. Iím gonna head down there tmrw and look through color chips as well.
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

I saw a 62 Impala (my dream car) recently that color, made me want to paint my truck with that as the base color still using my cream. Great color.
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:54 PM   #5
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

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I saw a 62 Impala (my dream car) recently that color, made me want to paint my truck with that as the base color still using my cream. Great color.
Agreed. I just hate having to pick that color based on a 4Ē paint sample. 😬
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:56 PM   #6
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

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Well I made the mistake of assuming paint code 510 Turquoise Poly wouldnít be an issue to have mixed up in waterborne paint (Axalta), that is not the case.

Painter sprayed a test card and itís no looking like a match.

If anybody has had a paint color like this sprayed recently please feel free to share the paint code used.

Sorry I can't help you with the proper code for current paints, but that partial shot of the turquoise Suburban grabbed me. Who's truck is that? I must know.
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Old 02-12-2019, 03:18 AM   #7
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Sorry I can't help you with the proper code for current paints, but that partial shot of the turquoise Suburban grabbed me. Who's truck is that? I must know.
Hey Bruce, heís on Instagram under the handle gmc_rodder





Hard to believe his burb and your truck are the same color. The burb looks closer to Tampico Turquoise but is indeed a 510 truck.
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Hard to believe his burb and your truck are the same color. The burb looks closer to Tampico Turquoise but is indeed a 510 truck.
Lighting has a lot to do with the difference on metallics. A good example is the shot below where the trucks are lined up. The 65 Suburban and 66 C10 are both turquoise. Some age fading and a little direct sunlight on the Burb makes it look like a different color entirely.
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Looks like GM had 2 variations of 510. 1963 it was Crystal Turquoise and looks much more blue. Gonna have painter spray a card and see how that looks.

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Old 02-15-2019, 12:01 AM   #10
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

If anybody has any turquoise paint code they can share it’d mean a lot. I’m running out of time before scheduled paint.
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

Paint Code OEM 510(Crystal Turquoise, Metallic) is PPG 43276. I had them mix a single stage spray can to "test", and then went for it. LIGHTING makes a huge difference in the color appearance. It is a beautiful color
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Old 02-15-2019, 10:02 AM   #13
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Wow that actually is beautiful. Do you have any more pics? The pics I saw looked very very green.
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

The other code I have is WA5123. Here are some other pics. These are all inside at the painters. Will try to get some in the sun. Just have the tailgate done right now. Wanted to make sure it was what i wanted. IT IS !
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Old 02-15-2019, 01:14 PM   #15
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Re: Modern Paint Code Needed for Turquoise Poly 510 Metallic

Thanks again for the pics and info Jake. I ended up going with the PPG 43276. I’m looking forward to seeing it done. ��
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Thanks again for the pics and info Jake. I ended up going with the PPG 43276. Iím looking forward to seeing it done. ��
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Sweet ! Post pics, lots of pics !!
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