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Author Topic: Colour compatibility  (Read 1161 times)

Offline James Sharan TDI 4motion

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Colour compatibility
« on: December 09, 2017, 10:20:07 PM »
Hi all, I was wondering if the VW black (LO41) would be the same as the galaxy black? Solid black I think its called?
Can anyone confirm this
Cheers
James

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: Colour compatibility
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2017, 10:53:26 PM »
Although they are produced in the same factory I believe the pain finish is of the manufacturer so vw black is different to ford black

Offline Mirez

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Re: Colour compatibility
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2017, 11:11:13 AM »
Yeah sadly they are different. Ford's magic black is less metallic and richer then VWs although it's reasonably close when side by side. Guess it depends what you are planning on swapping!
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

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Offline James Sharan TDI 4motion

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Re: Colour compatibility
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2017, 05:24:12 PM »
Both the passenger side doors Mirez. I've possibly found a black galaxy at a breakers that I used to work in. Magic black isn't the only black on the mk2 galaxy though is it. My dad's is solid black (non metallic)

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Re: Colour compatibility
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2017, 05:42:45 PM »
I'd actually forgotten the solid black as you don't see many of them about.

Last time I wanted to check a colour I removed the panel that clips on below the rear taillights from the car and took it along with me!
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

 

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