1961 GM L
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1961 paint by GM with short manufacturer/year paint code of L. This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Honduras Maroon. Other common color promotional names include Avanti Red, Coronado Red, Garnet Mist, and Rio Red. The color formulation has been used between 1960 and 1964, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, GM, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and Studebaker. We have records of this color appearing on the model of Tempest and Corvair. See the full detailed list below.

The short make/year code for this paint on a 79603 in 1961, is L. The code L is unique to this paint color formulation for this year; therefore, the code can be used along with the manufacturer and year to specify the paint. For example: "L 1961 GM".

Example of 1961 GM L
1961 GM L
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Usage list 1961 GM L paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1960ChevroletCorvette523Honduras Maroon
1961BuickBuickLRio Red
1961ChevroletChevrolet948Honduras Maroon
1961ChevroletCorvair948Honduras Maroon
1961ChevroletCorvette523Honduras Maroon
1961GMLRio Red
1961OldsmobileOldsmobileLGarnet Mist
1961PontiacPontiacLCoronado Red
1961PontiacTempestLCoronado Red
1963StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE
1964StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA2670
Chrysler/Dodge : DT3220
Make/Year Code : 2357, 50, 523, 948, L
PPG/Ditzler : 50568
Dupont : 17182, 181-17182H, 882-93600LH, 4034LH
Acme/Rogers : 8852
RM/BASF : A1221R, 1221

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