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Old 07-19-2013, 03:31 PM   #1
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Gecko green paint match for trim pieces - help me

I want to paint some trim pieces in the Jeep and also do some green accents on my wheels after I paint them black -
My question to those of you that have painted their Jeeps trim pieces -
What color paint did you use to match the Gecko green- I have looked at multiple places but no place has anything that really matches its all much darker or brighter green and I looked @ the mopar touch up paint but its only 5oz cans -
Just curious if there is an alternative of do I just need to but a bunch of 5oz cans

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Old 07-19-2013, 05:49 PM   #2
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Check these guys out: http://www.automotivetouchup.com/ On my old Cherokee I needed to replace 2 bumper caps that were damaged, so I ordered the caps from Rock Auto and paint from these guys. Came in, and once I prepped and painted, you couldn't tell the difference, looked great. The can I used was a full size can like a normal Krylon or Dupli-Color paint would be, and I still had plenty left over afterwards. I was very happy with their product.

I noticed that they don't show Gecko under 2013, but do for 2012, so it is available.

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Old 07-19-2013, 09:25 PM   #3
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If it is separated by distance (such as on the wheels) if it is close it will look fine. Alternatively, pick a color 2 shades darker or lighter and then you can use it for decals too. I think a gecko with goshted lighter decal would look awesome!
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:31 AM   #4
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This is what I used and the Gecko is an exact match. 3 cans did my interior trim and wheel center caps and I still have some left over.

http://www.quadratec.com/products/92156_20XX_PG.htm
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:06 AM   #5
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Try checking out your local auto paint supplier, He mixed me up some dozer, I gave him my paint code and it was a perfect match. They can even get me some in aerosol cans if I want. But I have a gun, so I went that route.
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Old 07-28-2013, 08:25 PM   #6
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Try checking out your local auto paint supplier, He mixed me up some dozer, I gave him my paint code and it was a perfect match. They can even get me some in aerosol cans if I want. But I have a gun, so I went that route.
GREAT IDEA THANKS!!!!!
Found a place about 30 min from the house that made a perfect match in a rattle can for $20-
I just gave them the paint code and they handed my the can I about 6 minutes-

Now to start painting!!

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