Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

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Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by davidgriffiths » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31 pm

Managed to scuff my wheel on the weekend, on a kerb that I had spent the previous 3 days ensuring I didn't hit....

So.. we've all heard how elusive the ferric grey 2 is on these 140 wheels.

1. Has anyone bought a genuine tin of paint from BMW?

2. Does anyone know the paint code for said paint?

I know a very good bodyshop so it won't be going to the stealers for a repair!

Hoping to get a factory colour rather than make it off the scheme!
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by marco_polo » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:22 pm

BMW B55 MET

It's pretty easy to get hold of nowadays.
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by davidgriffiths » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 am

marco_polo wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:22 pm
BMW B55 MET

It's pretty easy to get hold of nowadays.
Cheers! 8)
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by Gazza135 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:59 am

I got this one - couple of scuffs on one alloy and blended in really well. Used a fine brush rather than the one attached to the lid to apply.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Alloy-Whe ... 2c8c36960a
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by Invisiblename » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:28 pm

Gazza135 wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:59 am
I got this one - couple of scuffs on one alloy and blended in really well. Used a fine brush rather than the one attached to the lid to apply.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Alloy-Whe ... 2c8c36960a
Thanks for the steer - done exactly the same as the OP - being soooo careful and then.... bugger!!!
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by R2_1OOK » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:46 pm

Im a painter at main dealer bmw bodyshop and we dont even stock the tinters to mix b55 ferric grey 2 As there so expensive from bmw

We use as an alternative bmw sterling grey the code is 472. We have a shade of this wich is a 95% match to ferric grey so if you struggle to get ferric advise your bodyshop to use sterling but check the couple chips to find a good shade of sterling grey (we use the yellower shade)

Hope this helps

davidgriffiths wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31 pm
Managed to scuff my wheel on the weekend, on a kerb that I had spent the previous 3 days ensuring I didn't hit....

So.. we've all heard how elusive the ferric grey 2 is on these 140 wheels.

1. Has anyone bought a genuine tin of paint from BMW?

2. Does anyone know the paint code for said paint?

I know a very good bodyshop so it won't be going to the stealers for a repair!

Hoping to get a factory colour rather than make it off the scheme!
17' m140i 5dr auto, melbourne red, coral red leather, gloss black trim, pro nav, HK, adaptive suspension, privacy glass, folding mirrors, rear arm rest

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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by Stevec33 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:12 pm

You can get it from a company called wheel paints if you look online
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by MegaloV » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:08 pm

Dare I admit this but I got some mixed today at Halfords and it looks like a pretty good match to me.
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by Reedo » Wed May 10, 2017 3:46 pm

Will the my 2014 M135i alloys be Ferric Grey 2 or just ferric grey?

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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by marco_polo » Wed May 10, 2017 3:54 pm

Reedo wrote:
Wed May 10, 2017 3:46 pm
Will the my 2014 M135i alloys be Ferric Grey 2 or just ferric grey?
Ferric Grey 2 since 2012.
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Re: Ferric grey 2 supplies and code.

Post by Reedo » Wed May 10, 2017 4:16 pm

Perfect! Thanks


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