1979 GM 77
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(Carmine : Chevrolet : 1978 - 1985)
At we have records of this paint across 6 manufacturers/makes.

This code is listed in our database as a cross-reference to PPG code 3096; therefore, the results below are from that code.

1979 paint by GM with short manufacturer/year paint code of 77. This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Carmine. Other common color promotional names include Red and Carmine Red. The color formulation has been used between 1978 and 1985, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, GM, GMC, International Harvester, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Camaro, Nova, and International Harvester Truck. See the full detailed list below. The use of this paint is for main body and special order color.

The short make/year code for this paint on a 19477 in 1979, is 77. The code 77 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: "77 1979 Oldsmobile". The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA7029. This longer manufacturing code is useful for tracking paint usage.

Example of 1979 GM 77
1979 GM 77
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Usage list 1979 GM 77 paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
Red|PPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990|
GM77Carminemetallic, 77-79, |Autocolor Colour Register 1998-1999|
1978GMCGMC77CarmineGMC Caballero
1978OldsmobileOldsmobile77Carmine Red
1985International HarvesterTruck2352RedCustom, |IH MT-90 Parts Merchandising Catalog|, ppg/name best guess

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA7029
Make/Year Code : 77, 2352
PPG/Ditzler : 3096
Dupont : AJ95, 45184AW, 45184, 45184DM, 927AJ095, 45184LM
Spies Hecker : 92705
RM/BASF : 9389
Autocolor ICI Nexa : 6071M

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