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Odd paint color

Post by Stussy » Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:36 am

Fairly new to the merkur scene but I’m wondering about this paint option I’ve seen. It’s a “triple black” merkur with double gold pin stripes. I can’t find this anywhere on the forum or online and I’ve seen not only one but two cars with this paint job. Was this an actual thing? Both were late model single wing cars.

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Re: Odd paint color

Post by R Code » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:12 am

Sounds cool. The John Player Special Edition?
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Re: Odd paint color

Post by dunhamr1 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:23 pm

If the door sticker is still there, you should be able to check what the original paint code was (likely though that it was resprayed at some point)

http://www.merkurtech.com/merkurtech/te ... tem036.php

Seems like the only original black is a regular black.
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Re: Odd paint color

Post by Stussy » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:27 pm

I never think to look at the door sticker. I’ll for sure check it out next time I see one.

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Re: Odd paint color

Post by whitelx » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:10 pm

Pictures?
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Re: Odd paint color

Post by DAReese » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:59 am

Stussy wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:36 am
Fairly new to the merkur scene but I’m wondering about this paint option I’ve seen. It’s a “triple black” merkur with double gold pin stripes. I can’t find this anywhere on the forum or online and I’ve seen not only one but two cars with this paint job. Was this an actual thing? Both were late model single wing cars.
Triple black sounds a lot like people calling non-moonroof XRs competition shells. My guess is you've got a mono-black car with a black interior and either dealer applied or after-market pinstriping.
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Re: Odd paint color

Post by Stussy » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:01 pm

In all honesty I don’t know how to post pictures here :(

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Re: Odd paint color

Post by my8950 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:39 pm

DAReese wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:59 am
Triple black sounds a lot like people calling non-moonroof XRs competition shells. My guess is you've got a mono-black car with a black interior and either dealer applied or after-market pinstriping.

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Re: Odd paint color

Post by my8950 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:39 pm

oopsie...

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