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1961 GM 948
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(Honduras Maroon : Chevrolet : 1960 - 1990)
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PaintRef.com we have records of this paint for over 30 years of use, across 8 manufacturers/makes, and with 9 unique promotional names.

This code is listed in our database as a cross-reference to PPG codes 50568 or 50548. The most popular is 50568; therefore, the results below are from that code.

1961 paint by GM with short manufacturer/year paint code of 948. This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Honduras Maroon. Other common color promotional names include Avanti Red, Coronado Red, Garnet Mist, Maroon, Pompeian Red, Red, Rio Red, and Titian Red. The color formulation has been used between 1960 and 1990, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, Cadillac, Company Fleet Vehicles, GM, International Harvester, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and Studebaker. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: ChevyII, 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 one Company/Organization with Fleet Vehicles using this color is: Santa Barbara Transit.

The short make/year code for this paint on a 7733 in 1961, is 948. The code 948 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: "948 1961 Chevrolet". The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA2670. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT3220. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.

Example of 1961 GM 948
1961 GM 948
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Usage list 1961 GM 948 paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
Maroon|PPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990|
1960BuickBuickLTitian Redalso interior color named Medium Garnet
1960CadillacCadillac50Pompeian Redalso interior color named Medium Garnet
1960ChevroletCorvette523Honduras Maroon
1960GMLTitian Red
1960OldsmobileOldsmobileLGarnet Mist
1960PontiacPontiacLCoronado Red
1961BuickBuickLTitian Redalso interior color named Medium Garnet
1961BuickBuickLRio Red
1961CadillacCadillac50Pompeian Redalso interior color named Paisley Red
1961ChevroletChevrolet948Honduras Maroon
1961ChevroletCorvair948Honduras Maroon
1961ChevroletCorvette523Honduras Maroon
1961GMLRio Red
1961GMLTitian Red
1961OldsmobileOldsmobileLGarnet Mist
1961PontiacPontiacLCoronado Red
1961PontiacTempestLCoronado Red
1962CadillacCadillac50Pompeian Red
1962ChevroletChevrolet948Honduras Maroon
1962ChevroletChevyII948Honduras Maroon
1962ChevroletCorvair948Honduras Maroon
1962ChevroletCorvette948Honduras Maroon
1962ChevroletNova948Honduras Maroon
1962GM50Pompeian Red
1962OldsmobileOldsmobileLGarnet Mist
1962PontiacPontiacLGarnet Mist
1962PontiacTempestLGarnet Mist
1962StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE
1963StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE
1964StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE
1985International HarvesterTruck2357RedCustom, |IH MT-90 Parts Merchandising Catalog|, ppg/name best guess
1990FleetSanta Barbara TransitRedmetallic

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

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