1960 Thunderbird Monte Carlo Red paint
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Monte Carlo Red. Other common color promotional names include Signal Red, Red, Regal Red, and Cherokee Red. The color formulation has been used between 1959 and 1969, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Thunderbird, Mercury, Comet, Fairlane, Falcon, Galaxie, Lincoln, Ford Special Order / Fleet, and Edsel. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Thunderbird in 1960, is J. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M1232 or M1232A. 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. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.

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Usage list 1960 Thunderbird Monte Carlo Red paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1959FordFord TruckJMonte Carlo Red
1960FordJMonte Carlo Red
1960FordEdselJRegal Red
1960FordFairlaneJMonte Carlo Red
1960FordFalconJMonte Carlo Red
1960FordFord TruckJMonte Carlo Red
1960FordGalaxieJMonte Carlo Red
1960FordThunderbirdJMonte Carlo Red
1960LincolnLincolnJCherokee Red
1960MercuryCometJSignal Red
1960MercuryMercuryJSignal Red
1961FordJMonte Carlo Red
1961FordFairlaneJMonte Carlo Red
1961FordFalconJMonte Carlo Red
1961FordFord TruckJMonte Carlo Red
1961FordGalaxieJMonte Carlo Red
1961FordThunderbirdJMonte Carlo Red
1961MercuryCometJSignal Red
1961MercuryMercuryJSignal Red
1964FordFleetMX707555RedDupont form A-33538-20M-12-63
1969FleetRedDupont Fleet Book, also Ford MX707555

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Dupont : 93-94124, 246-94124H, 4072H, 246-94124, 93-94124H
Acme/Rogers : 8870
Martin Senour : 1328
Sherwin Williams : 6654

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