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has anyone found the correct shade of white for the frame on the 2018 ATAS. I have a couple of white touch up pens from white cars but they are not the same shade.
The ATAS seems to be a very white white.
 

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has anyone found the correct shade of white for the frame on the 2018 ATAS. I have a couple of white touch up pens from white cars but they are not the same shade.
The ATAS seems to be a very white white.
Kev - if it's the same white as used on the 2017 tricolour then Tamiya make small pots for their scale model. I bought a pot of the blue (not the same as yours) and a pot of the white, and I was very happy with the match of the white. And of course theres no messing about with 3-part glitter paint. The model paint is good enough for small dings but would probably be noticeable on anything as large say as 3 or 4 mm.
I'm quite close to you if you want to borrow my pot of white.
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has anyone found the correct shade of white for the frame on the 2018 ATAS. I have a couple of white touch up pens from white cars but they are not the same shade.
The ATAS seems to be a very white white.
After you have touched it in put some paint protective film up that beem , as It gets blasted with debri off the front wheel and you will be forever touching it in, and the paint is very thin..
 

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Thanks chaps for the advice.
The centre stand and the frame above it do indeed get a blasting from the front wheel. I think I will do what you suggest, paint it over the winter and apply protective film
 

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If you get stuck Kev, you could try and get the RAL number from someone who knows or take your AT or a lump of it to your local paint specialist who will match and tell you the RAL no and supply the paint you need.

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Does any body know of a uk supplier of a touch up paint for the 2018 ATAS wave/candy blue on the tank?

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Yeah I think RS Paints probably supply that - I don't think anything other than the white comes up when you use their website, but if you email the guys they may stock the blue.
By the way I ordered several pots of Tamiya paint (the tiny 10ml pots). And the gunmetal is a good match for the frame. The bronze is a good match for the engine covers. But neother the flat aluminium nor the chrome aluminium are anywhere near the engine casing colours. And my dealer has got nowhere with Honda on getting a spec for the engine paint. I'm tempted to say well replace the engine casings then under warranty, but the bike is so brilliant I dread to thing what problems a strip down to that extent would create.
My current idea is to buy some hammerite smooth in silver and black and see if I can mix the right colour.
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  • Pearlglare white NH-B53P
  • Grand prix red R-380
  • Mat ballistic black metallic NH-A86M
  • Candy chromosphere red NH-A86M
  • Glint wave blue metallic B-197M
  • Digital silver metallic NH-A30M
  • Darkness black metallic. NH-463M
Out of a dealer shop manual...
 
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  • Pearlglare white NH-B53P
  • Grand prix red R-380
  • Mat ballistic black metallic NH-A86M
  • Candy chromosphere red NH-A86M
  • Glint wave blue metallic B-197M
  • Digital silver metallic NH-A30M
  • Darkness black metallic. NH-463M
Out of a dealer shop manual...
So do we think the last two might be engine colours - or are they more likely to be colours for the plastics on the black/grey/silver versuons of the AT?
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Sounds like the silver and black atas. I have ordered the metallic blue paint from RS paint. I will let you know what its like on here.

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Sounds like the silver and black atas. I have ordered the metallic blue paint from RS paint. I will let you know what its like on here.

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how did the colour come out bud? I have a a few marks on the blue part of my tank on 2018 ad sports that need touching up.
 
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