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What colour is my car?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by dannyh1991uk, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. dannyh1991uk
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    [Feb 10, 2014]
    Hello, i want to get some touch up paint for the stone chips on the front of my bumper and couple on the bonnet, but i dont know which Silver my car is classed as. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1392036404.346922.jpg
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    [Feb 10, 2014]
    I think that's ice silver the same as mine but can't be 100% from the photo
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    [Feb 10, 2014]
    Have you not checked the paint code it's on boot floor on a paper sticker or log book? Just phone audi or pop in to order if you can't find it! They'll go by your reg/chassis no
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    [Feb 10, 2014]
    Cheers mate it is like a lightish silver.
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1392036983.511139.jpg
    (Old pic from when i first had the car.)
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    [Feb 10, 2014]
    Checked the log book but just said silver, didnt think about the sticker tbf
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    [Feb 11, 2014]
    LY7W/LY7W
    Thanks people
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    [Feb 11, 2014]
    The sticker didnt have the "colour" title so thanks for pointing it out
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    [Feb 11, 2014]
    Pop to audi and give them you reg. Thaey have the same batch paint that your car will have been painterd with!
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    [Feb 11, 2014]
    The name of the colour doesn't matter if you just need to order paint! the code is all anyone would ever need. There is only one paint code for a colour.
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    [Feb 11, 2014]
    Thats not strictly true, on popular cars with popular colours, there could be multiple different colour codes for each different batch of paint used at the factory.
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    [Feb 12, 2014]
    The colour was called "light silver". It was used on the 8P1 and 8P2 models. 8P3 models went to "ice silver".
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    [Feb 12, 2014]
    Agreed. Also known as Silbersee in German (but I can't do the accented characters on TapaTalk).
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