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I've got a few little chips on the 97 I'd like to touch up, and no matter where I look, I can't seem to find any even refrence to E9 at anywhere that has automotive paint. Is E9 a rare color, and does anyone know where I can get some paint?
 

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Paintscratch.com has a listing for it.
 

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It's because it's a tri-coat paint, and is hard to match, especially once it starts fading and turning pink. I used to have a mustang in that color, and I couldn't find any touch up paint either unless you ordered it from paintscratch or somewhere like it that mixes paints. That color has a bad tendency to fade.

-Rob
 

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I picked up my touch up at the dealer couldnt find a match anywhere.
 

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Yeah like mentioned above .. Tri coat paint. The bottom two layers are the color coats, and depending on how many coats are applied of each, it could come out with different shades.
If you need to get a whole panel painted, it could be difficult or more expensive for a painter to match.

- Dan
 

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speaking from experiance here. tri-coat is a ***** to paint. The first coat is a maroon base/dark red /second coat is your candy/flake/ then clear. I had to paint it on my door hinge in autobody class before i painted my car yellow.I WOULD highly recomend changing the color to something else.
 

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Yea, the Laser red is prone to fading. I'm waiting till I get the new fender installed before going in and buffing and and polishing to see how mine looks. I get some really good stuff from the state run detail shop but right now its looking like it could be pretty faded.

And Jason, in addition to ALL the stuff that made my LE run so good, I know have a PI intake, and will soon have PI cams and 3.55 gears installed. :D
 
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