GM code WE5120 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Light Blue. Another common paint color promotional name is Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1964 and 1972, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by GMC, GM, and Chrysler. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Chevy Truck, GMC, Chevrolet Special Order / Fleet, and Chrysler Special Order / Fleet. 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). Early use of Fisher Paint codes included extra digits between the "W" and "A" to indicate the type and sometimes location of the paint. For example: WOA or W0A for a flat or suede trim paint, W25A for semi gloss trim colors, and W30A for standard gloss colors. For paint codes in the 5000-5999 range, either the WA or WE can be used; i.e. WA5120 is the same as WE5120.

Variations of the exterior paint code WE5120, which may appear on body data tags include: 5120, U5120, and L5120 (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.

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Usage list of GM paint code WE5120 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1964ChevroletChevy Truck507Light Blue
1964GM507Light Blue
1964GMCGMC6Light Blue
1965ChevroletChevy Truck507Light Blue
1965GM507Light Blue
1965GMCGMC6Light Blue
1966ChevroletChevy Truck507Light Blue
1966GM507Light Blue
1966GMCGMC6Light Blue
1967ChevroletChevy Truck507Light Blue
1967GM507Light Blue
1967GMCGMC6Light Blue
1968ChevroletChevy Truck507,537Light Blue
1968GM507,537Light Blue
1968GMCGMC507Light Blue
1969ChevroletChevy Truck507Light Blue
1969GM507Light Blue
1969GMCGMC507Light Blue
1972ChevroletFleetWE5120BlueDitzler PPG Form7257

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 12846
Dupont : 4537L, 78387, 93-78387, 4537
Sherwin Williams : 8659

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