Ditzler code 3293 - red orange
This red orange automotive paint color is most commonly known as Bittersweet Glow. Other common color promotional names include Medium Bittersweet and Bright Bittersweet. The color formulation has been used between 1980 and 1982, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Mustang, Mercury, LTD, Ford Truck, and Bronco. See the full detailed list below. The most common Glow metallic named paints was in the early 1970's by Ford.

3293 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes in the 2000 to 9990 range were primarily used on new paint formulations from 1969 to 2003. They serve as a great way to track the usage of paint.


Example of the color Ditzler 3293
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 3293 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1980Ford8DMedium Bittersweet
1980FordLTD8DBittersweet Glow
1980FordMustang8DBittersweet Glow
1980FordThunderbird8DBittersweet Glowextra charge
1980MercuryMercury8DMedium Bittersweet
1981Ford8DMedium Bittersweet
1981FordBronco8DBittersweet Glowoptional Glamour color
1981FordFord Truck8DBright Bittersweet
1981FordMustang8DBittersweet Glow
1981FordThunderbird8DBittersweet Glowextra charge
1981MercuryMercury8DMedium Bittersweet
1982Ford8DMedium Bittersweet

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