1956 Thunderbird Colonial White paint
This white automotive paint color is most commonly known as Colonial White. Other common color promotional names include Snow White, Glacier White, White, and Egyptian Cream. The color formulation has been used between 1955 and 1983, primarily by Ford; but also by Lincoln, Chrysler, and Appliance. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Ford Truck, Fairlane, Edsel, Ford Special Order / Fleet, Lincoln, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, Galaxie, and Hussmann. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Thunderbird in 1956, is E. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M0524 or M0524A. Ford production paint codes starting with M are usually followed by a 4 digit number and the letter "A" indicating its an exterior paint. The same code ending in the letter "G" is common for interior paints. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT1067. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.

Example of 1956 Thunderbird Colonial White
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Usage list 1956 Thunderbird Colonial White paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1955FordFleetColonial White
1956FordFairlaneEColonial White
1956FordFleetColonial White
1956FordFord TruckColonial White
1956FordThunderbirdEColonial White
1957FordEColonial White
1957FordFairlaneEColonial White
1957FordFord TruckColonial White
1957FordThunderbirdEColonial White
1958FordEColonial WhiteAugust 1958 and after
1958FordEdselESnow Whiteranger & pacer only
1958FordFairlaneEColonial White
1958FordFord TruckEColonial White
1958FordThunderbirdEColonial WhiteAugust 1958 and after
1959FordEColonial White
1959FordEdselESnow White
1959FordFairlaneEColonial White
1959FordFord TruckEColonial White
1959FordGalaxieEColonial White
1959FordThunderbirdE,2Colonial White
1959LincolnLincoln07Glacier White
1972ApplianceHussmann7Egyptian Cream
1983ChryslerFleetDT1067WhiteDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 8103
Dupont : BN549, 59543, 246-59543, 93-59543, 2214, 79521
Acme/Rogers : 8342, 7935
Sherwin Williams : 5205

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