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    Question paint code help?

    hi, just been to halfords to find some paint and they have nothing in there near to my paint colour!

    just checked on the chart on this site and carn't find it there either!

    its Z80U on a 2001 astra cab

    were else would i be able to find it?

    thanks

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    Go to Vauxhall and get your paint there.

    I scraped my front bumper, and decided to go VX on advice from members on here. Simply give them your reg and they find it all on their PC for you.

    I got myself the touch up pens, which cost around £5, which is half the price of Halfords, and plus ... it will be a better match than the Halfords one.

    I wouldn't trust Halfords paints. G.F's grandad got the spray cans for his Silver Nissan Primera when he had a minor incident with the house ... and low and behold, its a different shade of silver!
    Astra sold ... replaced with a Skoda ... soon to be replaced with another Vauxhall

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    paint from vxl is a mega rip off - only available in dinky 150ml twin packs (1 x colour and 1 x lacquer) selling for about £15

    whereas my supplier of choice is www.paints4u.com and a proper 400ml can of paint can be had for about the same price

    halfords should not be trusted to mix paint - their paint mixing monkies just employ guesswork at times

    if u dont fancy an online supplier then hunt out a good bodyshop and/or paint supplier


    80U should be Breeze Blue - also known as 20N & 04L

    Z or L prefix just refers to the paint system used

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    My advice

    DONT GO TO HALFORDS THE PAINT MIXING SUCKS!

    Go to a proper mixing shop, find your nearest 1 on Google maps

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    ... or just go to Vauxhall!!!
    Astra sold ... replaced with a Skoda ... soon to be replaced with another Vauxhall

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