You mention that you have a new fiberglass hard top. Did you purchase
it complete or fabricate yourself? I know of a mould available for use
but have no knowledge of how difficult this project might be.
64 Spitfire 4 (work in progress)
> From: Atwell Haines[SMTP:email@example.com]
> Reply To: Atwell Haines
> Sent: Monday, 17 August 1998 11:17
> To: Ryan Smith; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Paint code for '81 1500
> At 10:53 PM 8/16/98 PDT, Ryan Smith wrote:
> >On the daily trip down to my store I'll check out the Martin Senior
> >books and confirm this for you....
> >>NCG, according to their Code chart is "Porcelain" while "Leyland
> >is code NAF.
> >As for computer matching I've seen some good and some bad results.
> >Smith Automotive we use microfiche, books, and an old guy named Henry
> >match paint. :)
> For a total respray, computer matching should be fine. It's not as if
> are only repainting one panel, where you have to deal with matching
> weathered paint and the original texture.
> And with all due respect to ol' Henry, my local auto-paint store did a
> spot-on match when I went in and asked for a quart of Triumph Code 82
> (Carmine Red).
> Atwell Haines
> '79 Spitfire
> Original Paint with Factory Drips and Runs.
> And now a matching Fiberglass Hardtop.