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Old 01-02-2018, 01:01 AM
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Originally Posted by VRM View Post
Tim,
If memory serves I think CSX 3050 was painted Gulf Orange - that same orange is used on the pale blue with orange stripe John Wyer race cars of the 60's.
If it is Gulf Orange, then it is from the production Triumph sports cars and is called Marigold. Porsche also used it in the 70s too. The code for PPG is 60812.
Hope that helps!
Steve
Thanks Steve.

But I was wondering if you meant the Triumph color was Topaz? I could not find a reference to Marigold (in orange) anywhere. That said, from what I can see, Topaz was not introduced until 1975 by Trumph so maybe it is not right. It does have the PPG code you mention however of 60812 (Color Codes - Ditzler PPG 60812 Cross-Reference)

And yes Porsche does have a Gulf Orange (Color Codes - Ditzler PPG 60690 Cross-Reference) which came out in 1972.

So these colours do look close, but I guess they not exactly right because they were released after CSX3050 was made?
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