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Old 01-21-2005, 03:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need to find the correct colour paint for my '92 520i. Can anyone point me in the right direction, e.g. website etc.. ? (It's a kind of metallic light blue).
I always thought that the colour scheme would be on a plate under the bonnet - if so, whereabouts because I can't find it ?
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Old 01-21-2005, 08:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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take a look here for 92 models

http://www.paintscratch.com/colALL.htm

but on my car I see the plate when I open the driver's side door,
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i think i saw mine ( 1990 ) on the right hand side of the engine (passenger side)where the strut mount isit's tucked in there, but in german. mines diamond black. you'll see the sticker there some where i think.
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i think i saw mine ( 1990 ) on the right hand side of the engine (passenger side)where the strut mount isit's tucked in there, but in german.* mines diamond black.* you'll see the sticker there some where i think.
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yup. it's a black plate that will say BMW-Color name in german.

like mine says, BMW-Schwarz etc.
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you can also call a bmw dealer and give them your vin. they can look up the paint, interior, options, etc. that your car had when it was new.

i got a tube of touch up paint at bmw for $7.

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you can also call a bmw dealer and give them your vin. they can look up the paint, interior, options, etc. that your car had when it was new.

i got a tube of touch up paint at bmw for $7.

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7 ? damn i paid like 18 for mine
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Originally posted by Torque+Jan 21 2005, 06:54 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Torque @ Jan 21 2005, 06:54 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-maci4life@Jan 21 2005, 01:40 PM
i think i saw mine ( 1990 ) on the right hand side of the engine (passenger side)where the strut mount isit's tucked in there, but in german.* mines diamond black.* you'll see the sticker there some where i think.
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yup. it's a black plate that will say BMW-Color name in german.

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Yes and that will be #3 or #8 on the diagram above.
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Thanks all - using your advice, I've found the colour scheme.
Out of interest, it's glacier blue.
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