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    can you tell what colour my car is need help

    hi just wondering if anyone can tell what colour my car is.on the plate under the bonnet it says some paint a while back and it was alot lighter than my been on a site today looking at the colour codes just to check it was polar sea blue and neptune blue i fink it was has the same colour code (13L) as polar sea blue please help.if it helps my car is a mk4 astra 1999 1.6 sxi are some pics of the car.thanks

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    That is Polar Sea Blue.

    use grey primer, and build up lots of layers to get it darker to match your car.

    Generally, more layers of paint = greater depth & darker shade, more layers of lacquer = lighter shade.

    ^^ that's a grossly generic statement though, it's not true for a lot of colours but works ok as a rule of thumb.
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