Ditzler code 4473 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Medium Royal Blue. Other common color promotional names include Midnight Blue and Royal Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1992 and 2006, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Windstar, Taurus, Ford Truck, Escort, Tracer, Bronco, GT, and Mustang. See the full detailed list below.

4473 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 4473
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 4473 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1992FordLAMedium Royal Blue
1992FordTaurusLAMedium Royal Blue
1992LincolnLincolnLAMedium Royal Blue
1992MercuryMercuryLAMedium Royal Blue
1993FordLAMedium Royal Blue
1993FordMustangLARoyal Blue
1993FordTaurusLARoyal Blue
1993MercuryMercuryLAMedium Royal Blue
1994FordLAMedium Royal Blue
1994FordBroncoLAMedium Royal Blue
1994FordEscortLAMedium Royal Blue
1994FordFord TruckLAMedium Royal Blue
1994FordWindstarLAMedium Royal Blue
1994MercuryMercuryLAMedium Royal Blue
1995FordLAMedium Royal Blue
1995FordBroncoLAMedium Royal Blue
1995FordEscortLAMedium Royal Blue
1995FordFord TruckLAMedium Royal BlueBronco Light Truck Windstar
1995FordWindstarLAMedium Royal Blue
1995MercuryTracerLAMedium Royal Blue
1996FordLAMedium Royal Blue
1996FordEscortLAMedium Royal Blue
1996FordWindstarLAMedium Royal Blue
1996MercuryTracerLAMedium Royal Blue
1999FordLAMedium Royal Blue
1999FordFord TruckLAMedium Royal BlueWindstar
1999FordWindstarLAMedium Royal Blue
2000FordLAMedium Royal Blue
2000FordFord TruckLAMedium Royal BlueMinivan, Windstar, Villager
2000FordTaurusLAMedium Royal Blue
2000FordWindstarLAMedium Royal Blue
2000MercuryMercuryLAMedium Royal Blue
2001FordLAMedium Royal Blue
2001FordFord TruckLAMedium Royal Bluevan only
2001FordTaurusLAMedium Royal Blue
2001FordWindstarLAMedium Royal Blue
2001MercuryMercuryLAMedium Royal BlueSable
2002FordLAMedium Royal Blue
2002FordTaurusLAMedium Royal Blue
2005FordGTLAMidnight BlueFord GT
2006FordLAMidnight BlueFord GT
2006FordGTLAMidnight BlueFord GT

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M6504
Make/Year Code : LA
PPG/Ditzler : 4473
Dupont : B9207
Sherwin Williams : 45808
Glasurit : FDU-6504

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