Chrysler code DT3108 - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Rangoon Red. Other common color promotional names include Carnival Red, Red, Fiesta Red, and Medium Red. The color formulation has been used between 1961 and 1979, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury, Lincoln, and Snap On Tools. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Comet, Falcon, Thunderbird, Fairlane, Galaxie, and Mustang. See the full detailed list below.

Some Chrysler paint manufacturing codes come in two forms, the short 1 to 3 digit model/year code which changes frequently and a longer code which does not change. One of these longer codes which we track is the DT or Dodge Truck or Fleet code. This code starts with the letters "DT" and ends in a 4 digit number. These DT codes don't change over the years for a particular paint formulation; therefore, it is the best code to track the usage of Chrysler paint. In many cases Chrysler has assigned DT codes to popular paint from other manufacturers to use as special order paints.

In this case, DT3108 appears to be a special order paint for a popular early paint named Rangoon Red by Ford.

Example of the color Chrysler DT3108
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Usage list of Chrysler paint code DT3108 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
FleetSnap On ToolsM1515Redford production color 64-69
1961MercuryCometJCarnival Red
1962FordJRangoon Red
1962FordFairlaneJRangoon Red
1962FordFalconJRangoon Red
1962FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1962FordGalaxieJRangoon Red
1962FordThunderbirdJRangoon Red
1962MercuryCometJCarnival Red
1962MercuryMercuryJCarnival Red
1963FordJRangoon Red
1963FordFairlaneJRangoon Red
1963FordFalconJRangoon Red
1963FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1963FordGalaxieJRangoon Red
1963FordThunderbirdJRangoon Red
1963MercuryCometJCarnival Red
1963MercuryMercuryJRangoon Red
1964FordJRangoon Red
1964FordFairlaneJRangoon Red
1964FordFalconJRangoon Red
1964FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1964FordGalaxieJRangoon Red
1964FordMustangJRangoon Red
1964FordThunderbirdJRangoon Red
1964LincolnLincolnJFiesta Red
1964MercuryCometJCarnival Red
1964MercuryMercuryJCarnival Red
1965FordJRangoon Red
1965FordFairlaneJRangoon Red
1965FordFalconRedSide Accent Stripe
1965FordFalconJRangoon Red
1965FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1965FordGalaxieJRangoon Red
1965FordMustangJRangoon Red
1965FordThunderbirdJRangoon Red
1965LincolnLincolnJFiesta Red
1965MercuryCometJCarnival Red
1965MercuryMercuryJCarnival Red
1966FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1967FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1968FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1969FleetRedDupont Fleet Book
1969FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1970FordFord TruckJRangoon Redlight truck
1971FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1972FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1973FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1974FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1975FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1976FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1977FordFord TruckJRangoon Red
1978FordMedium Redstripe color
1978FordFord Truck2V,JRangoon RedKentucky Truck color only
1979FordFord TruckJRangoon Red

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M1515
Chrysler/Dodge : DT3108
Make/Year Code : 2V, J, M1515
PPG/Ditzler : 71243
Dupont : 95616, 4294LM, 95616H, 4294AH, 93-95616H, 4294H, 886-95616LM, 4294
Acme/Rogers : 9079
Martin Senour : 1435
Sherwin Williams : 2127
Arco : L-4675R, S-8853R, AE-4001R
RM/BASF : A1440R, 1440, 1440R, E1440R

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