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1988 TC - dark blue paint code and close matches?
jmthunderbirdturbo Offline
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Question One: i dont have the original paint code, cause some jackass ground it all off and painted over it. so id like to have the original paint code color for the dark blue metallic used in 88 on TC's.

second, to those with this color TC, what have you found thats close? i have to paint a small section under the belt behind the rear tire, and the bottom section under the belt of the door. possibly the trunk lid too, if i can really come close.

i just bought T0410 indigo blue from AutoZoo, in an 11 Oz can. its close, but seems a shade dark. im going to go paint a piece of metal and let it dry and check it out. just wondering what you guys have found that's close.

Question Two: id like NOT to paint the trunk lid, but there is a set of circular scratches in the clear about 12"x12". they look awful when the car is clean, but disappear when its wet. any chance i can cut/buff these out, and still have some clear left? how thick is the clear?

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1988 TC 5MT-Blue/Blue check-off car. resto-project.
2006 Honda Odyssey 5AT, baby-mobile.
2013 F-150, 5.0, 6AT, 4x4, snow white paint.

kendoo130 Offline
Junior Member
The correct name is twilight blue-sorry I don't have the paint code.

junkedturbo Offline
Senior Member
So what I saw online was right, ok go to if im reading it right the color chip formula is 4069 and the paint code is M8290A. I would still double check on the web site.

You'll be safe with buffing the paint out, just make sure you use 3M when buffing Smile

The Shredder Offline

7F - Twilight Blue Metallic

I have the same color car. Planning to get it painted in the next month or so.
88TC blue/blue, auto, loaded except leather, bone stock, 127K mi. - back in the TC game!
88TC white, converted 5 spd, K&N filter, Manual Gillis BV, 189K mi. SOLD :-(

GoNYYankees02 Offline
I have the same one, love that color, plan on repainting it the same.
88 TC- under construction. Street/Strip toy.
93 F250 7.3L- D/D
93 Jeep YJ- Offroad Toy.
06 Sportster 1200
03 FXDWG Anniversary-not stock

FLSTCI71 Offline
Senior Member
This is the Dupont sheet for your color:
1987 Turbo Coupe - Son's car
1987 Super Coupe - Son's project car
1934 Ford - My project car

BJL Offline
mine was 7f, its never a perfect match.. mine a lil too much pearl then factory but look even more awesome!
Brian J Larkin
88TC 328,000 miles
T3, FMIC ,3in stinger exhaust, PimpXS ECC,gillis,
255 walbro, afpr, 5spd swap,spec clutch, sn95 5 lug, Cobra 13in front brake. Vacuum assist brake conversion. 
89 Cougar XR7 3.8SC Auto
95 Ranger Splash 3.0 auto

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