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I needed to do some touch-up to my Black-Mica (color code 16W) Mazda and I got the DupliColor "Perfect Match" for that color + the clear top coat.

While the color really matches, I notice that the original paint has some "metallic sparkles" that the DupliColor paint do not provide. I am missing something? Is there a clear-coat on top of the base-color that would provide that? Or is simply that Duplicolor is not a good product?

Thanks in advance !!!
 

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Hi Everyone

I needed to do some touch-up to my Black-Mica (color code 16W) Mazda and I got the DupliColor "Perfect Match" for that color + the clear top coat.

While the color really matches, I notice that the original paint has some "metallic sparkles" that the DupliColor paint do not provide. I am missing something? Is there a clear-coat on top of the base-color that would provide that? Or is simply that Duplicolor is not a good product?

Thanks in advance !!!
Most Mazda colors are two and three stage paints. Base coats, color coats, metallic layers, clear coats etc.
 

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Hi Everyone

I needed to do some touch-up to my Black-Mica (color code 16W) Mazda and I got the DupliColor "Perfect Match" for that color + the clear top coat.

While the color really matches, I notice that the original paint has some "metallic sparkles" that the DupliColor paint do not provide. I am missing something? Is there a clear-coat on top of the base-color that would provide that? Or is simply that Duplicolor is not a good product?

Thanks in advance !!!
what Arathol says is correct, by any chance you have a photo of the area to see the difference, i assume its not that much.
 
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