Colour code for black side moldings - BX Break

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Rickyalbe
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Colour code for black side moldings - BX Break

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Good morning everyone, I'm Riccardo and I live in Piacenza, Italy. I recently saved a white BX break 19 TZS from the wrecker, but it will require a lot of restoration work (leaking header, ruined bodywork, oxidized alloy wheels etc.).
Having to fix some pieces of the bodywork, I find myself with faded side moldings (the matt black ones, I think).

So I wanted to ask you: are you aware of a color code to repaint these pieces like the originals? Is it a satin or matte color?
I highlighted in yellow, in a photo, the parts I am referring to.

Thank you for your attention, greetings
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Re: Colour code for black side moldings - BX Break

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Hi Ricky and welcome, well done for saving the car. I'm pretty sure the window frames are satin black (they are on my saloon) and I would think the rest of the tailgate trim would be the same. Hopefully someone with a break will confirm
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Re: Colour code for black side moldings - BX Break

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If this is a grey colour and not black, then Rover Tempest Grey is a good match and a semi matt finish.
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Re: Colour code for black side moldings - BX Break

Post by Rickyalbe »

Tom and Panky, nice to meet you! Thank you very much for the advice, I will go to the body shop and ask them to make me a sample of the Tempest grey, then I will compare it with the one I have on my BX.
Unfortunately, even inside the doors and the tailgate the color is faded or opaque, it's difficult to understand what the original situation was.
Thank you :D
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Re: Colour code for black side moldings - BX Break

Post by Jaba »

When I had a white estate the trim was definitely black in a satin or matt finish. I used a spraycan matt black when it needed some renovating.
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