PPG Refinish Notification
Vibrance Collection VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter

December 17, 2013

Product Information

VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter is a new “Limiter Use Toner” used presently in the specialized repair of Ford RR / Ruby Red. Ford is currently supplying cars, SUVs and light trucks with this color which uses a pigmented clearcoat to produce this clean candy apple red.

The repair process utilizes a tinted mid-coat layer that is applied over AQUABASE® Plus, DELTRON® DBC, ENVIROBASE® High Performance, GLOBAL REFINISH SYSTEM® BC and NEXA AUTOCOLOR® 2K® basecoat systems. The tinted clear mid-coat layer is made by combining VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter with virtually all of PPG’s most popular premium clearcoats.

Please refer to Technical Bulletin, TBRR-3 for detailed application instructions.

Color Information

  • VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter is a “Limited Use Toner” (LUT).
    • LUT status is built into PPG’s color systems.
    • When a customer accesses a color formula containing VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter a warning will be displayed: “WARNING contains VM4350 limited use toner. Please check available stock prior to mixing”
  • Color formulas containing VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter will be available from Online Color in December 2013.
  • The following OEM color has been matched using VM4350 Vivid Ruby Tinter:

OEM OEM Code Description First Year Brand Code
Ford RR Ruby Red 2012 NEXA = 92AXB
PPG = 931662

Click here for a PDF of the application process.

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