1964 Mercury Bittersweet paint
This pink orange automotive paint color is most commonly known as Samoan Coral. Other common color promotional names include Bittersweet and Salmon Coral. The color formulation has been used only in 1964, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Chrysler. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Mercury, and Chrysler Special Order / Fleet. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Mercury in 1964, is L. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M1637 or M1637A. 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 DT3241. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


Example of 1964 Mercury Bittersweet
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Usage list 1964 Mercury Bittersweet paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
ChryslerFleetSalmon Coralalso DT5112
1964FordLSamoan Coralalso DT5112
1964FordThunderbirdLSamoan Coralalso DT5112
1964MercuryMercuryLBittersweetalso DT5112

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 60398
Dupont : 96937, 4494LH, 4494, 93-96937
Acme/Rogers : 9358
Martin Senour : 1540
Sherwin Williams : 99049
RM/BASF : A1641

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