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    Paint Colours

    Just bought another V70 D5. Its a beautiful Emerald green. But I am unable to find a name for this.

    Anyone have any ideas please?


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    2004 - V70 D5 -'Black Bess' - The new addition
    2003 - V70 D5 'The Green Manalishi"
    2001 - V70 T5 'Il Tempo Gigante' - written off. Many happy miles RIP
    2002 - C70 T5 'Ragetty Anne' - awaiting rebuild steering rack, handbrake etc etc
    1997 - V70 T5 ' Das Beast' - ex -armed response unit -

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    The paint number is usually on the id plate

    Some more info here
    https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/paint_colour_codes.shtml
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Follow the Project - Forged rods, 19T, big blue injectors, 960 TB, 3.25" MAF, Ostrich, 608 binary, arduino data display, active exhaust control with Focus RS tips, 320mm front brake conversion.
    1996 Nautic Blue 850 AWD - Failed its MOT, now it's a donor for the green thing.
    2004 Sapphire Black S60 D5 - The new daily hack.

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    Thanks Dave
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    2004 - V70 D5 -'Black Bess' - The new addition
    2003 - V70 D5 'The Green Manalishi"
    2001 - V70 T5 'Il Tempo Gigante' - written off. Many happy miles RIP
    2002 - C70 T5 'Ragetty Anne' - awaiting rebuild steering rack, handbrake etc etc
    1997 - V70 T5 ' Das Beast' - ex -armed response unit -

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    looks a bit light for emerald green, external error's car always looked darker than those pictures and that was emerald green metallic, unless there was dark emerald green metallic.

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    Just seen the pic. Looks like Scarab Green (code 447)

    Bit more info here (with ID plate info)
    https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/a-...nd-their-codes
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Follow the Project - Forged rods, 19T, big blue injectors, 960 TB, 3.25" MAF, Ostrich, 608 binary, arduino data display, active exhaust control with Focus RS tips, 320mm front brake conversion.
    1996 Nautic Blue 850 AWD - Failed its MOT, now it's a donor for the green thing.
    2004 Sapphire Black S60 D5 - The new daily hack.

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    Thanks Gentlemen, I could only find 'Platinum Green' and 'Mistral Green' nothing like mine.

    Dave I have looked online and I think you got it!!

    I havent actually collected it yet so cannot see the VIN plate until I catch the train up North to get it.

    SCARAB GREEN COLOUR CODE 447

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    Looked on other forums and apparently this colour is VERY RARE in the UK? I have been looking for one this colour for over 10 years so........? I LOVE THIS COLOUR
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    2004 - V70 D5 -'Black Bess' - The new addition
    2003 - V70 D5 'The Green Manalishi"
    2001 - V70 T5 'Il Tempo Gigante' - written off. Many happy miles RIP
    2002 - C70 T5 'Ragetty Anne' - awaiting rebuild steering rack, handbrake etc etc
    1997 - V70 T5 ' Das Beast' - ex -armed response unit -

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    Ah lol, you haven't got it yet

    The googling the other colours doesn't bring up many pictures of UK cars but googling scarab green bring up a few UK based pics so seems to be a good bet. But the ID plate will tell us
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Follow the Project - Forged rods, 19T, big blue injectors, 960 TB, 3.25" MAF, Ostrich, 608 binary, arduino data display, active exhaust control with Focus RS tips, 320mm front brake conversion.
    1996 Nautic Blue 850 AWD - Failed its MOT, now it's a donor for the green thing.
    2004 Sapphire Black S60 D5 - The new daily hack.

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    YEP of course youre right as always - cheers mate!
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    2004 - V70 D5 -'Black Bess' - The new addition
    2003 - V70 D5 'The Green Manalishi"
    2001 - V70 T5 'Il Tempo Gigante' - written off. Many happy miles RIP
    2002 - C70 T5 'Ragetty Anne' - awaiting rebuild steering rack, handbrake etc etc
    1997 - V70 T5 ' Das Beast' - ex -armed response unit -

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    LOL, I just like to research things before I post. Sometimes I get it right, sometimes it's wrong. Either way I like to help as best I can

    Have a fab weekend!!
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Follow the Project - Forged rods, 19T, big blue injectors, 960 TB, 3.25" MAF, Ostrich, 608 binary, arduino data display, active exhaust control with Focus RS tips, 320mm front brake conversion.
    1996 Nautic Blue 850 AWD - Failed its MOT, now it's a donor for the green thing.
    2004 Sapphire Black S60 D5 - The new daily hack.

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    POSITIVE CONFIRMATION on the vehicle plate CODE 447 SCARAB GREEN MET!
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    2004 - V70 D5 -'Black Bess' - The new addition
    2003 - V70 D5 'The Green Manalishi"
    2001 - V70 T5 'Il Tempo Gigante' - written off. Many happy miles RIP
    2002 - C70 T5 'Ragetty Anne' - awaiting rebuild steering rack, handbrake etc etc
    1997 - V70 T5 ' Das Beast' - ex -armed response unit -

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    Congrats on the new arrival

    Looking forward to seeing it's adventures
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Follow the Project - Forged rods, 19T, big blue injectors, 960 TB, 3.25" MAF, Ostrich, 608 binary, arduino data display, active exhaust control with Focus RS tips, 320mm front brake conversion.
    1996 Nautic Blue 850 AWD - Failed its MOT, now it's a donor for the green thing.
    2004 Sapphire Black S60 D5 - The new daily hack.

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    Thanks Dave!

    Firts job is the paintwork, little stone chips everywhere as its been a 'school wagon' for a lot of its life. But now I can order some paint mixed up. Someones had a go at the rear nearside door that needs the whole door painting! looks like the common mistake of someone trying to clean the paintwork using 'brake cleaner' or worse (which eats the paint) The other panels are as I said 'multiple stone and kiddy chips' getting their bikes in the car lol.

    " dad I just put a scrape on the car sorrrrry"

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    2004 - V70 D5 -'Black Bess' - The new addition
    2003 - V70 D5 'The Green Manalishi"
    2001 - V70 T5 'Il Tempo Gigante' - written off. Many happy miles RIP
    2002 - C70 T5 'Ragetty Anne' - awaiting rebuild steering rack, handbrake etc etc
    1997 - V70 T5 ' Das Beast' - ex -armed response unit -

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    Have done any upgrades to this car for the last few months?


 

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