GM code WA305D - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Opal Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1997 and 2002, primarily by GM. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Oldsmobile, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Saturn, and Chevy Truck. See the full detailed list below.

GM paint manufacturing codes come in two forms, the short 1 to 3 digit model/year code which changes frequently; and beginning in the 1960's a longer 4 digit code which starts with the letters "WA" or "WE". Sometimes called "Fisher Paint codes"; codes beginning with WA are production paints, WE are commercial or special order paints with codes typically starting with '5' (i.e. WE5xxx). Starting in 1994, GM began using a letter as the last digit in all WA paint codes.

Variations of the exterior paint code WA305D, which may appear on body data tags include: 305D, U305D, and L305D (the prefix U for upper body, or L for lower body). Location of the GM paint code plate varies depending on the year and model of the vehicle common places are on the top or near the top of the back engine compartment shroud panel just behind the steering wheel, hinge pillar of the driver's side door, trunk or rear hatch, side of door, glove compartment, or behind the driver's seat. Check for either the short year/make/model paint code or the longer manufacturing (Fisher) paint code.


Example of the color GM WA305D
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Usage list of GM paint code WA305D (more information)
yearmanufmodelcodepaint namecomment
1997GM24Opal Blue
1997GMBuick24Opal Blue
1997GMChevrolet24Opal Blue
1997GMChevy Truck24Opal Bluesuburban, tahoe, yukon
1997GMOldsmobile24Opal Blue
1997GMPontiac24Opal Blue
1998GM24Opal Blue
1998GMChevrolet24Opal BlueCavalier, Malibu
1998GMOldsmobile24Opal BlueAchieva, Cutlass, Intrigue
1998GMPontiac24Opal BlueSunfire
1999GM24Opal Blue
1999GMBuick24Opal Blue
1999GMChevrolet24Opal Blue
1999GMOldsmobile24Opal Blue
1999GMPontiac24Opal Blue
1999GMSaturn24Opal Blue
2000GM24Opal Blue
2000GMBuick24Opal Blue
2000GMChevrolet24Opal Blue
2000GMOldsmobile24Opal Blue
2000GMSaturn24Opal Blue
2001GM24Opal Blue
2002GM24Opal Blue

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