Chrysler code DT8288 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Medium Blue. Other common color promotional names include Nassau Blue and Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1964 and 1983, primarily by Plymouth; but also by Chrysler and Dodge. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Imperial, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, Barracuda, Valiant, Fury, and Belvedere. 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, DT8288 appears to be a special order paint for a popular early paint named Medium Blue by Plymouth.


Example of the color Chrysler DT8288
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Usage list of Chrysler paint code DT8288 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1964ChryslerDNassau Blue
1964ChryslerImperialDNassau Blue
1964DodgeDodgeDNassau Bluenot 880
1965ChryslerDNassau Blue
1965DodgeDodgeDMedium Blue
1965PlymouthBarracudaDMedium Blue
1965PlymouthBelvedereDMedium Blue
1965PlymouthFuryDMedium Blue
1965PlymouthPlymouthDMedium Blue
1965PlymouthValiantDMedium Blue
1983ChryslerFleetDT8288BlueDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Chrysler/Dodge : DT8288
Make/Year Code : D, DT8288
PPG/Ditzler : 12763
Dupont : 4500L, 181-96944, 4500, 96944
Acme/Rogers : 9289
Martin Senour : 1566
Sherwin Williams : 8666
RM/BASF : 1668, A1668

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