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nidge n



Member Since: 04 Feb 2012
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 616

2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey
Defender Heritage paint code

Guys, the wheels on my Heritage are in need of attention, the paint depth on the wheels is pretty poor, showing a little surface rust. My Dealer has offered to exchange them, but the ones they showed me looked equally poor. Frankly it won't take long for the replacement to deteriorate , so i would rather respray my originals. So now I'm trying to find the paint colour and code. Grasmere Green is the metallic main colour but the wheels are a flat paint.

I've attempted a little researched and this is the best i came up with.

https://paintman.co.uk/shop/land-rover-atlantic-green-lrc726/

Cheers

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doublea



Member Since: 12 Jul 2011
Location: Aberdeenshire
Posts: 390

Scotland 2016 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 Adventure Phoenix Orange

I was about to suggest just that.

The original Heritage colour of Atlantic Green is very close to Grasmere (Paint code 1CD)

Here's the Grasmere, Atlantic and Keswick on mine.


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I think the Atlantic is slightly lighter, but the paint is still wet!


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The touch up paint has part no STC60747T, but I'm not sure it's still available.

Currently, I'm deciding what colour to paint my new HD wheels; I had thought the later Heritage wheels were the same as the body, obviously not!

My sister had her HD steels changed under warranty. As I understand it, they come primed black, and only the outside is painted, ordinarily. However, the dealership my sister went to painted the replacements in their own bodyshop outside and in; two years later they are looking fine. Current Steeds:
2015 110 UW in Grasmere Green
2003 BMW F650 the Hack
2000 Elise
1992 Ducati 888 (still in bits but soon to be st4s powered)

Post #759309 17th Feb 2019 9:53pm
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nidge n



Member Since: 04 Feb 2012
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 616

2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

Thanks for your help with this one. Cricky, they are as near as "dam it"is to swearing. I wouldn't be surprised if the wheels were originally sprayed Atlantic, they look a slightly different shade but as i just mentioned, too close to call. Interesting to hear your comments on the priming of the Heritage wheels. Removing, respraying properly and refit is the way forward for me.

Thanks again

N

Post #759360 18th Feb 2019 9:20am
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doublea



Member Since: 12 Jul 2011
Location: Aberdeenshire
Posts: 390

Scotland 2016 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 Adventure Phoenix Orange

If you like, I'll post the touch up paint to you, then you can do a direct comparison on the wheel? Current Steeds:
2015 110 UW in Grasmere Green
2003 BMW F650 the Hack
2000 Elise
1992 Ducati 888 (still in bits but soon to be st4s powered)

Post #759371 18th Feb 2019 10:26am
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nidge n



Member Since: 04 Feb 2012
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 616

2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

Thank you so much for your very kind offer. I had a similar thought earlier today and ordered a touch up paint from my local dealer. Your generosity epitomises the camaraderie of this forum. I’ll drop a note once I’ve checked it against the wheels.

Thanks again


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Post #759505 18th Feb 2019 9:51pm
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Sulisuli



Member Since: 30 Oct 2016
Location: South west
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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Corris Grey

Great to see such a nice gesture between forum members, makes you proud to be a part of this forum when people go that extra mile for others, nice one Doublea Thumbs Up Being a sewage diver at least I know how deep the 💩 will be at work today.
2015 HT XS 90
2008 SVX 90
2000 XS TD5 90

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