1979 GM Dark Carmine
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(Dark Carmine : Chevrolet : 1978 - 1996)
At we have records of this paint for over 18 years of use, and across 7 manufacturers/makes.

This code is listed in our database as a cross-reference to PPG codes 3098 or 2-555. The most popular is 3098; therefore, the results below are from that code.

1979 paint by GM with a promotional name of Dark Carmine. This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Dark Carmine. Other common color promotional names include Claret, Dark Red, and Red. The color formulation has been used between 1978 and 1996, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, Freightliner, GM, GMC, Kenworth, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac. We have records of this color appearing on the model of Nova and Freightliner Truck. See the full detailed list below.

The short make/year code for this paint on a 19478 in 1979, is 79. Careful when using this paint code along with the make and year to specify this paint since it is may not be unique. You can check the paint code here: 79. The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA7072. This longer manufacturing code is useful for tracking paint usage.

Example of 1979 GM Dark Carmine
1979 GM Dark Carmine
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Usage list 1979 GM Dark Carmine paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
Red|PPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990|
Red|PPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990|
GM79Dark Carminemetallic, 77-79, |Autocolor Colour Register 1998-1999|
1978BuickBuick79Dark Red
1978ChevroletChevrolet79Dark Carmine
1978ChevroletNova79Dark Carmine
1978GM79Dark Red
1978GMCGMC79Dark CarmineGMC Caballero
1978OldsmobileOldsmobile79Dark Carmine
1979BuickBuick79Dark Carmine
1979ChevroletChevrolet79Dark Carmine
1979GM79Dark Carmine
1979OldsmobileOldsmobile79Dark Carmine
1996Dark Carmine|2003 Autocolor Commercial Transport Color Register|
1996FreightlinerTruckN0558Dark Carmine
1996KenworthTruckL0558Dark Carmine

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA7072
Make/Year Code : L0558, N0558, 79
PPG/Ditzler : 3098
Dupont : 45189AW, 45189, AH106, 45189DM, 45189LM, 927AJ106, N558
Sherwin Williams : 39501, 8594
RM/BASF : 9392, 79767, 9391, 8697
Autocolor ICI Nexa : HKG7B, 6072M, HKG7M

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