Chrysler code DT8714 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Adriatic Blue. Another common paint color promotional name is Adria Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1970 and 1972, primarily by Volkswagen; but also by Porsche, Dr Pepper, Chrysler, and 7up. We have records of this color appearing only on the Chrysler Special Order / Fleet. 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, DT8714 appears to be a special order paint for a popular paint named Adriatic Blue by Volkswagen.

Example of the color Chrysler DT8714
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Usage list of Chrysler paint code DT8714 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
ChryslerFleetDT8714Adriatic Blue1972 porsche
Fleet7upAdriatic Blue1972 porsche
FleetDr PepperAdriatic Blue
1970VolkswagenL50EAdria Bluealso Adriatic Blue
1971VolkswagenL50EAdriatic Bluealso Adria Blue
1972PorscheL50EAdriatic Blue
1972VolkswagenL50EAdriatic Blue

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2251
Dupont : 8726

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