I have a bike helmet I bought in a thrift store a year ago. The only reason it appealed to me was the color, which is a light turquoise metallic. I had meant to take the helmet with me to pick colors the other day but forgot to bring it along. Today, I happened back by Painter's Supply with helmet in hand and was able to reference PPG colors again. This time around, I nailed it even closer.
PPG Light Turquoise Mic 4905 is the exact color I want for the exterior.
I also brought a sample of the pearl white interior material I want to use as reference against pearl white paints.
PPG White Mic 91948 is a great match to my interior color, it's a white with a little warmth to it. I will be basing my frame, firewall, rearend and all secondary parts that aren't shiny chrome or Aluminum on it.
Lastly, I asked an employee for referrals of local painters and he had great things to say about three local guys:
Brian Cope at Cope Street Customs:
Wayde @ The Time Machine.
BJ @ Colorado Chrysler Jeep