Paintwork

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Mercedes-Benz Paint Codes

A typical W220 paint color code is 3 digits long and contains numbers only prefixed with letter C.

Location of paint codes

  • driver side door jamb,
  • the radiator crossover or support bar,
  • engine compartment option code sticker adhered to the underside of the hood.
  • trunk option code sticker adhered to the trunk floor.
  • VIN sticker adhered to front door frame.
  • in the data card row Nr.31.
Paint code (C359) on the option code sticker adhered to the underside of the hood.
Paint code (C359) on the option code sticker adhered to the trunk floor.
Paint code (C359) on the VIN sticker in passenger's door frame.
Paint code (C359) on the data card row Nr.31.

Touch up Paint, Clear Coat, Primer

Various suppliers have available

  • Touch-up Paint in aerosol spray cans or paint pens,
  • Clear Coat,
  • Primer and
  • Instructions for use.

Ordering auto touch up paint is easy. Provide us with the year, make, model, and color code of your vehicle. Scroll down to see all available products. Don't forget to use clearcoat.

http://www.automotivetouchup.com/choosecolor/year.aspx?make=mercd+benz

Exterior Painting

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Interior Painting

Volico.de colors

Volico.de sells color spray for leather and plastics. However, be warned - under the name "alpaca gray dark" actually is sold pre-facelift "orion gray dark" color.

Steering wheel buttons in "alpaca gray dark" color.
Checking color on invisible area.
Painted in "orion gray dark" and "alpaca gray".

Nexa Autocolor colors

Chrysler "light grey" AC20650 YFN1 color from Nexa Autocolor is very similar to "alpaca gray dark" color used in steering wheel buttons.

Nexa Autocolor's Chrysler "light grey" color sample.
Painted in Chrysler "light grey" color.
Preparing for painting.
Painted.
Reassambled.

Painting door trim

Color "alpaca gray" from volico.de was used for painting.

Door trim with original brushed off color.
Checking color on invisible area.
Color matches.
Paintwork in process.
Comparison of repainting and old original painting.

Painting glove box release buttons

Color "alpaca gray" from volico.de was used for painting.

See more on glove box page.

Caps prepared for painting.
Painting using Alpacagray color from volico.de.
Painted caps mounted.

Paintwork guides

Steering wheel repaint guide.