1931 Color Specifications
Replacement Color Matches

 

Original Color Suggested Replacement Colors
Year/Make Mfg Code Color Name Rating
Swamp Holly Orange 70-71 Volkswagen L20E Amber/Signal Orange
ACME 90622
R-M VW203
DuPont 8560
Excellent
Bolling Green
246-1331
73 Fiat 312 Dark Green
ACME 91583
R-M 4670/FT305
Excellent
Blue Bell Blue
246-1332
71 Mazda AD Polarlight Blue
ACME 91195
R-M MA041
Good
English Gray
246-1774
72 GMC & Chev Truck Interior   Dark Olive
ACME 90764
Excellent
Brewster Green Medium 246-3006 73-74 Mazda EX Neptune Green
ACME 91517
R-M 4694/MA059
Excellent
Boatswain Blue
246-3207
68-69 Toyota T-1386 Orbit Blue
ACME 90300
R-M T0075
Good
Cellini Green
246-3253
62-72 Brockway   Chrome Green
ACME 9522
DuPont 7426L, 29258
Excellent
Coffee Cream
246-3466
73 Dodge Truck DT6397 Bahama Yellow
ACME 11458
R-M 72Y73
DuPont 7863
Good
Fawn Brown
246-3574
71 Ford Interior semi-gloss M3603G Dark Ginger
ACME 90579
R-M 170F71
Good
Harvard Crimson
246-4064
68 Fiat 189 Dark Wine
ACME 90874
R-M FT223M
DuPont 8284L, 99573
Excellent
Boulevard Maroon
246-4181
See Harvard Crimson      
Daphnis Green
246-4734
70-71 Datsun 930 Dark Green
ACME 90897
R-M DA083
DuPont 31016
Excellent
Budda Blue
246-4752
69 Triumph 18 Gunmetal
R-M TR008
Excellent
Aurora Red
246-5036
56-73 White Truck 3002
Lansing Red
ACME 1650
DuPont 6713
Excellent
Coolie Blue
246-5253
72 Brockway Truck   Erie Blue
ACME 1434
DuPont 6692
Good
Chicle Drab
246-5353
74 Chevrolet Interior semi-gloss 4304 Dark Taupe
ACME 91275
R-M 173B12
DuPont 9998LH
Excellent
Saxon Gray
246-5599
73 Chrysler Corp. Interior semi-gloss   Dark Parchment
ACME 91383
R-M 173Y90
DuPont 10033Lh
Excellent
Ravenswood Brown
246-5782
71 Cadillac striping   Brown
ACME 11253
R-M 171B82
Good
Haverhill Brown
246-5976
72 Continetal striping   Light Copper
ACME 11256
Good
Bangor Beige
246-6012
75-76 Ford Truck 3/5V Tan
ACME 11560
R-M 2739
DuPont 42845
Excellent
Ember Gray
246-6234
72 Cadillac striping   Covret
ACME 11309
R-M 172B88
Good
Brewster Green Light
246-6416
unknown      
Autumn Drab
246-6529
71 Austin, MG RD26 Faun Brown
ACME 90610
R-M BM139
Good
Sheffield Green
246-6542
66-68 Ford of England CM Alpina Green
ACME 9882
R-M FE059
DuPont 8268L, 98256
Excellent
Cream Medium
246-6596
(wire wheels)
DON'T USE THIS MATCH
74 Toyota
T-528 Yellow
ACME 91781
R-M 4602/TO224
Excellent
Cream Medium
246-6596
(wire wheels)
Bill Barker's Recommendation:

--Coming Soon Oct/Nov 2008

     
Serge Blue
246-6863
72 Brockway Truck   Erie Blue
ACME 1434
DuPont 6692
Excellent
Apple Green
Dulux 211
75 Volvo 118 Light/Berkshire Green
ACME 91998
R-M 8502/V0068
Good to Excellent
Mohawk Red
Dulux 212
74-76 Chev & GMC 71 Rosedale Red
ACME 11654-X
R-M 2274R
DuPont 42870
Excellent
Cooperstown Green
Dulux 219
unknown      
Flamingo Carmine
VEP 1282
unknown      
         
NOTE:  When mixing flat or semi gloss colors, omit the flatting agent and substitute with clear in equal amounts to achieve a gloss.

Note:  The Duco formula numbers listed are not longer valid.  They are provided for information only.

 Compiled by Bill Barker from early correspondence (circa 1990) with VCCA members