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Paint factory colors
#367856 Wed Jan 30 2008 03:39 AM
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I want to know the colors on 1954 & 1948 one half ton & one ton chevy trucks. Also the interior colors.

Dave Kelly

Re: Paint factory colors
dave kelly #367920 Wed Jan 30 2008 05:23 AM
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Dave,

Tech Tip - paint codes, names, chips

The 1954 colors are all there. The 1948 interior color(s) have often been the subject of interesting discussions/disagreements.

There were also different interior colors (in all years) for some of the different body styles (Panels, Suburbans, and Canopy Express often had different interior colors from regular cabs).

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Re: Paint factory colors
tclederman #367982 Wed Jan 30 2008 08:19 AM
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I made this thread sticky because a lot of people have been asking lately. Thanks to the fine volunteer stovebolt staff, there is a good library of information in Tech Tips.


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Re: Paint factory colors
4ontheFloor #386569 Tue Mar 11 2008 10:52 AM
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AD Interior: PPG 27467 Graphite Brown Metallic is the correct color.


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Re: Paint factory colors
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Re: Paint factory colors
Czechman #407108 Sun Apr 27 2008 04:12 PM
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Is this the correct collor for a 49 panel dash/interior also.
There is so much information out there that I can't really determine if the dash is one color and the interior is another. The interior of my panel looks like a medium gray color and the dash has been painted over in Blue (ugh) and I want to go back to original color scheme. Any help would result in your increased Karma!!!
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Re: Paint factory colors
Craig /49 Panel #410361 Tue May 06 2008 07:49 PM
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My truck the dash top is satin black, the interior is silver, the floor is satin black....


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Re: Paint factory colors
dave kelly #412930 Wed May 14 2008 05:49 PM
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For my '53 1/2 ton I used the "chip" chart (see above) and Mr. Adler gave me a color code for the interior. I went back to the original color - Mariner Blue and the interior is a Grey matallic sheen.

No. 1018 on the line at Norwood Ohio, (Sept 1952)

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Re: Paint factory colors
terry #418495 Sat May 31 2008 01:19 PM
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Terry can you share the color code Mr Adler gave you? Please!!!


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Re: Paint factory colors
Greg_H #424236 Wed Jun 18 2008 02:32 AM
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Greg,
Is there a Paint chip sheet for the 1957 Chevy?
Thank you!
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