1960 GM 506A
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(Roman Red : Chevrolet : 1959 - 1996)
At we have records of this paint for over 37 years of use, across 8 manufacturers/makes, and with 8 unique promotional names.

This code is listed in our database as an offset listing to PPG codes 70961 or 71357. The most popular is 70961; therefore, the results below are from that code.

1960 paint by GM with short manufacturer/year paint code of 506A. This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Roman Red. Other common color promotional names include Cardinal Red, Light Red, Mandalay Red, Red, Riverside Red, Seminole Red, and Tampico Red. The color formulation has been used between 1959 and 1996, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, Cadillac, Chrysler, Company Fleet Vehicles, GM, International Harvester, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: ChevyII, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, Corvair, International Harvester Truck, Nova, and Tempest. See the full detailed list below. The use of this paint is for main body and special order color.

The six Companies/Organizations with Fleet Vehicles using this color are: Black and White Cab Company, Chevrolet, Gibson Corvette, Gibson Firebird, Red Cab Company Inc, and Taxi.

The GM manufacturing code of this paint is WA2622.

The short make/year code for this paint on a 7328 in 1960, is 506A. The code 506A 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: "506A 1960 Chevrolet". The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA2622. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT3280. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.

Example of 1960 GM 506A
1960 GM 506A
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Usage list 1960 GM 506A paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
Red|PPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990|
Red|PPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990|
GM923Light Red57-62, |Autocolor Colour Register 1998-1999|
1959BuickBuickLTampico Red
1959CadillacCadillac50Seminole Red
1959ChevroletChevrolet923Roman Red
1959ChevroletCorvette506ARoman Red
1959GMLTampico Red
1959OldsmobileOldsmobileLCardinal Red
1959PontiacPontiacLMandalay Red
1960BuickBuickVTampico Redalso interior color named simply Red
1960ChevroletChevrolet923Roman Red
1960ChevroletCorvair923Roman Red
1960ChevroletCorvette506ARoman Red
1960FleetChevroletRoman Red|Martin Senour Alphabetical Fleet Listing No. 1, 1964|
1960GMVTampico Red
1961BuickBuickVTampico Redalso interior color named simply Red
1961ChevroletChevrolet923Roman Red
1961ChevroletCorvair923Roman Red
1961ChevroletCorvette506Roman Red
1961GMVTampico Red
1962BuickBuickVCardinal Red
1962ChevroletChevrolet923Roman Red
1962ChevroletChevyII923Roman Red
1962ChevroletCorvair923Roman Red
1962ChevroletCorvette923Roman Red
1962ChevroletNova923Roman Red
1962GMVCardinal Red
1962PontiacPontiacVMandalay Red
1962PontiacTempestVMandalay Red
1963ChevroletCorvette923Riverside Red
1963ChevroletNova923Riverside Red
1963FleetGibson FirebirdCardinal Red1963-69
1963GM923Riverside Red
1964ChevroletCorvette923Riverside Red
1964ChevroletNova923Riverside Red
1964GM923Riverside Red
1983ChryslerFleetDT3280Red|Dodge Truck Ditzler Offset List, Form 8302|
1985International HarvesterTruck223RedCustom, |IH MT-90 Parts Merchandising Catalog|, ppg/name best guess
1985International HarvesterTruck223RedCustom, |IH MT-90 Parts Merchandising Catalog|, ppg/name best guess
1990FleetBlack and White Cab CompanyRedNKC Division
1990FleetRed Cab Company IncRed
1990FleetTaxiRedRed Cab Company Inc
1995FleetGibson CorvetteRiverside Red1963 Corvette Sting Ray model
1996FleetGibson CorvetteRoman Red1960 Corvette model

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA2622
PPG/Ditzler : 71357

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