The MGA With An Attitude
PAINT COLORS in Australia, Bardiman Grey - PT-142BG
Body: Bardiman Grey (Lark) Duco (Lacquer) or Dulux (Enamel) code 2238:
Tinter/Setting: 1012(White)/236 - 1021(Permanent Green)/239 - 1019(Reduced Black)/257 - 0300(Reduced Ochre)/300 - 1012(White)/500
A Berger Duracryl formula. Duracryl was Bergerís trade name for acrylic lacquer. It is no longer available.
"Here is a pic of an MGA I once owned. On behalf of its present owner I restored this car in 2004. It was originally locally assembled by BMC at its Zetland (NSW - Australia) Plant in 1958. It has always been painted Bardiman Grey". -- Doug Hastie
Tinter 500ml 1-litre 4-litre
A5 R. S. Red Oxide 1 2 8
A3 Black 6 12 48
A6 R. S. Brilliant Blue 11 22 88
A4 R. S. Yellow Ochre 32 64 256
A1 White 511 1022 4088
Apparently the light colored convertible top is an aftermarket change, as it is reported that all Australian CKD cars were originally equipped with black vinyl top.