Ariens Paint ??

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Old 11-12-04, 10:03 PM
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Ariens Paint ??

Do any members know what Ariens called the orange paint on their blowers??
(besides orange).OR what color is a close match.
Am looking to repaint my restored 1976 old sno-thro.
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Old 11-13-04, 06:41 AM
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Wow...talk about deja vu. I just finished painting my 1973 Ariens 8 hp. The best place to get either spray or liquid paint is your local body shop supply company. Take a sample of the paint with you, In my case, I took the pan that covers the transmission gears. They can match it up pretty exact.

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Old 11-10-07, 06:58 PM
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Lightbulb Ariens Orange Paint (Good Match)

I recently purchased an old Ariens Sno-Thro snowblower.

It needed repainting but I didn't know where to find the paint and didn't want to pay the high price for Custom Paint.

I read on-line that Chevy Orange Engine Paint was a good match so I went on a mission.

The final result after buying 4 cans of spray paint is that
DupliColor Engine Enamel #DE1620 Chevrolet Orange
is a good match. $4.99 at most Auto Parts stores.

They also sell a Chevy orange #1607. That is too dark.
make sure it is #DE1620 right above the bar code.

Jake-NY
 

Last edited by Jake-NY; 11-10-07 at 07:00 PM. Reason: mis-spelled word
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