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Postby ian65 » Mon May 16, 2011 3:16 pm

1st generation RX7 paint codes...


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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby syebba » Mon May 16, 2011 4:29 pm

That's a useful chart of paint codes.
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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby A7RXY » Mon May 16, 2011 7:43 pm

So what colour was my first, looking at this it must have been Indy Maroon
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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby ian65 » Tue May 17, 2011 6:23 am

was it a metallic colour Dibs? I think the star* after the colour means it's a metallic
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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby A7RXY » Tue May 17, 2011 6:36 am

Yes, Ian it was a metallic paint, it always looked brown to me, but thinking back Indy Maroon rings a bell, mined you it was back in '81 and far too much of the old brain cells have gone since then.

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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby chc » Sun May 29, 2011 12:56 pm

That's a very useful listing Ian - good man.
When we 1st saw Goldie on eBay it looked a salmon colour and we were slightly disapointed when we actually saw here in the 'metal', still a colour doesn't make the car after all.
So should we go for a full spray job I might just change the shade slightly.
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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby ian65 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:10 pm

A few more paint codes... I've highlighted some of the UK market colours in blue.... anyone know which were available for the UK in other years?


1980 MAZDA RX-7

A7 - Marine Blue Metallic Clearcoat
AY - Impulse Blue
D6 - Concord Silver Metallic Clearcoat
E6 - Beat Black Metallic Clearcoat
G4 - Mach Green Metallic Clearcoat
K3 - Sunbeam Silver Metallic Clearcoat
K8 - Tornado Silver Metallic Clearcoat
M3 - Imperial Gold Metallic Clearcoat
M4 - Solar Gold Metallic Clearcoat
PZ - Brilliant Black Clearcoat
RH - Sunrise Red
R3 - Renaissance Red Metallic Clearcoat
U2 - Star Dust Blue Metallic Clearcoat
WN - Aurora White
Y6 - Indy Maroon Metallic Clearcoat
Y9 - Red Copper Metallic

1981 MAZDA RX-7

K8 - Tornado Silver Metallic Clearcoat
M5 - Maya Gold Metallic Clearcoat
PZ - Brilliant Black Clearcoat
RH - Sunrise Red
R3 - Renaissance Red Metallic Clearcoat
U2 - Star Dust Blue Metallic Clearcoat
WN - Aurora White
WT - Formula White
YW - Space Yellow

1982 MAZDA RX-7

K8 - Tornado Silver Metallic Clearcoat
M5 - Maya Gold Metallic Clearcoat
PZ - Brilliant Black Clearcoat
RH - Sunrise Red
R3 - Renaissance Red Metallic Clearcoat
U2 - Star Dust Blue Metallic Clearcoat
WN - Aurora White
WT - Formula White

1983 MAZDA RX-7

H1 - Sparkling Black Metallic Clearcoat
K3 - Sunbeam Silver Metallic Clearcoat
K8 - Tornado Silver Metallic Clearcoat
M5 - Maya Gold Metallic Clearcoat
RH - Sunrise Red
R3 - Renaissance Red Metallic Clearcoat
T5 - Havana Brown Metallic Clearcoat
WT - Formula White

1984 MAZDA RX-7

DP - Sydney Blue
H1 - Sparkling Black Metallic Clearcoat
K3 - Sunbeam Silver Metallic Clearcoat

K8 - Tornado Silver Metallic Clearcoat
RH - Sunrise Red
R7 - Persimmon Red Metallic Clearcoat
TC - Orient Yellow
T5 - Havana Brown Metallic Clearcoat
VG - Light Beige
V3 - Tender Blue Metallic Clearcoat
WT - Formula White
WU - Dover White

1985 MAZDA RX-7

H1 - Sparkling Black Metallic Clearcoat
K3 - Sunbeam Silver Metallic Clearcoat
L6 - Rhyl Blue Metallic Clearcoat
RH - Sunrise Red
S6 - Advan Silver Metallic Clearcoat
S7 - Sound Silver Metallic Clearcoat
T9 - New Trad Brown Metallic Clearcoat
V3 - Tender Blue Metallic Clearcoat
V9 - Custom Silver Metallic Clearcoat
VG - Light Beige
WU - Dover White
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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby codge » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:46 pm

Renaissance Red R3 for S2....confirmed by an S2 Owner.

Maya Gold M5 for S2.... I'm sure it's right but not confirmed

Formula White WT for S2.....Seen an underbonnet lable on one myself, just yesterday.... :ugeek:
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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby A7RXY » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:39 pm

Y6 - Indy Maroon That was the colour of my series 1

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Re: 1st gen paint codes

Postby codge » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:26 pm

And Mazdamart has now presented us with pics of his Indy Maroon Car on the Wirral. If I were that lovely car I'd butt 'im in the nuts with my front bumper for calling me a 'Flying Turd'. Something more like 'Golden Brown' would be better.
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