Ditzler code 2258 - red
At PaintRef.com we have records of this paint for over 20 years of use.

This code is listed in our database as an offset listing to PPG code 2258; therefore, the results below are from that code.

This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Flame Red. Other common color promotional names include Red and Bright Red. The color formulation has been used between 1970 and 1990, primarily by GM; but also by Checker, Chevrolet, Company Fleet Vehicles, and GMC. See the full detailed list below.

The seven Companies/Organizations with Fleet Vehicles using this color are: Andretti Mario, Big 3 Industries, City of Minneapolis MN, Continental Trailways, FWD Corporation, Georgia University of, and Safeway.

2258 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes in the 2000 to 9990 range were primarily used on new paint formulations from 1969 to 2003 (except for the 8000 range which has been shades of white since the 1930's). These PPG/Ditzler codes serve as a great way to track the usage of paint between models, makes, years, and manufacturers.


Example of the color Ditzler 2258
Ditzler code 2258 - red
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 2258 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1970ChevroletChevy Truck513Flame Red
1970GM513Flame Red
1970GMCGMC513Flame Red
1972ChevroletFleetWE5127Red|Ditzler PPG Form7257|
1972GM513Flame Red
1972GMCGMC513Flame Red
1973GM513Flame Red
1973GMCGMC513Flame Red
1974ChevroletChevy Truck513Bright Red50-90 series
1974GM513Bright Red
1979Checker48Red|Checker Motors Corporation Offset List|
1990FleetAndretti MarioRedIndy Car
1990FleetBig 3 IndustriesFlame Red
1990FleetContinental TrailwaysRed
1990FleetFWD CorporationRed
1990FleetGeorgia University ofRedTransit System
1990FleetMinneapolis MN City ofFlame RedFire Dept
1990FleetSafewayFlame Red

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WE5127
Make/Year Code : WE5127, 48, 513
PPG/Ditzler : 2258
Dupont : 00048, 59758, 1863, 48, 6478
Sherwin Williams : 2025
RM/BASF : 2329

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