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Finding the Paint Code
« on: July 01, 2020, 03:52:32 pm »
Hi Everyone,

I have a Galaxy 1.9TDi Ghia 2005

I am desperately trying to find the paint code for my car, I can't seem to find a sticker on any of the slam panels and there is no sticker by the hinge on the off side under the bonnet?

Any ideas of other places to look?

Thanks

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2020, 04:46:00 pm »
https://www.fordmpv.com/smf2/ford-galaxy-common-faults-and-problems/galaxy-vin-plate-location-trim-engine-gearbox-and-paint-codes-(mk2)/

Thats where the VIN plate is located on ALL mk1 and Mk2 Galaxies, nowhere else so it should be there and if its not there I would be extremely cautious as to accepting the car, by making sure you've checked all the other VIN markers against the V5.

Pop a photo up and I can probably ID the colour for you from that.
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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2020, 05:58:28 pm »
Sadly, I have no sticker there!

I have attached a picture of the car, I know it's silver but which one!

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2020, 07:42:02 pm »
My goodness, that car is a stunner!!

May I ask what u use to polish it with?
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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2020, 07:46:08 pm »
Make sure U get those coil springs, brakes and cv joint covers done tho... my motto when it comes to cars is “Safety First, Always”

The car looks amazing, gorgeous colour and such good looking paintwork
I drive a Seat Alhambra 1.9Tdi which has 115bhp and an automatic gearbox.

I am happy to help you with all your questions. I am not a qualified mechanic but seem to be better at fixing my car than even the most experienced garages.

I have lots of friends here and very much enjoy talking with you all.

Always remember, a motor car is a serious tool and should be treated with respect. Put your safety first, always.

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2020, 10:08:00 pm »
Thank you and good advice! Any ideas on the colour?

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2020, 12:27:54 am »
You should be able to find it from microcat by using the vin, I can have a look but won't have access to microcat till next week if you want to PM me your vin. At least that will tell you the colour name which is usually enough to get paint of the right colour.

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2020, 07:58:49 am »
Could it be the one they call “Machine Silver” perhaps
I drive a Seat Alhambra 1.9Tdi which has 115bhp and an automatic gearbox.

I am happy to help you with all your questions. I am not a qualified mechanic but seem to be better at fixing my car than even the most experienced garages.

I have lots of friends here and very much enjoy talking with you all.

Always remember, a motor car is a serious tool and should be treated with respect. Put your safety first, always.

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2020, 10:18:44 am »
Yes, that's 100% Machine Silver Metallic.

Galaxy 2000-2006, Diesel 1.9TI (130PS), Machine Silver (Metallic)
VIN Number:   WF0GXXPSSG5K256**

You should check the VIN on the bottom of the windscreen matches the V5 and the above, happy to give you the last digits in private if wanted.
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With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

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Re: Finding the Paint Code
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2020, 05:39:36 pm »
Thank you, I'm so proud I got the colour right by looking at it! Fords have such lovely colours, all of them. I once had a Mondeo is 'Tourmaline Green' it was lovely. A friend of mine has a silver Ford which has a tint of blue to it, I've always wanted a car that colour!

My main tip would be to try and avoid black if possible because it absorbs heat and also white because it gets dirty quickly but silver is good because not only does it look classy it's also very practical and heat reflecting too. That said, all the colours Ford do are absolutely lovely
I drive a Seat Alhambra 1.9Tdi which has 115bhp and an automatic gearbox.

I am happy to help you with all your questions. I am not a qualified mechanic but seem to be better at fixing my car than even the most experienced garages.

I have lots of friends here and very much enjoy talking with you all.

Always remember, a motor car is a serious tool and should be treated with respect. Put your safety first, always.

 

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