1964 Mustang Poppy Red paint
This red orange automotive paint color is most commonly known as Calypso Coral. Other common color promotional names include Coral, Poppy Red, Competition Orange, Red, Competition Red, Thanks Vermilion, Mexicalia Red, and Medium Coral. The color formulation has been used between 1941 and 1983, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury, Chrysler, Case, and American Airlines. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Mustang, Mercury, Comet, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, Cougar, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Mustang in 1964, is 3. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M1730 or M1730A. 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 DT3338. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


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Usage list 1964 Mustang Poppy Red paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
FleetAmerican AirlinesPoppy Red
1941CaseRedS model case
1964FordMustang3Poppy Red
1965FordMustang3Poppy Red
1966FordFord TruckSPoppy Red
1967FordFord TruckSPoppy Red
1968MercuryComet3Calypso Coral
1969Ford3Thanks VermilionLate 1969 Maverick color
1969FordFord Truck3Calypso Coral
1969FordMustang3Calypso Coral
1969MercuryComet3Competition Orange
1969MercuryMercury3Competition OrangeCougar and Montego
1970Ford1Calypso Coral
1970FordFalcon1Calypso Coral
1970FordMustang1Calypso Coral
1970MercuryCougar1Competition Red
1970MercuryMercury1Competition Orange
1971FordFord Truck1Calypso Coral
1971MercuryMercury1Competition Orange
1972Ford2AMedium Coral
1972FordFord Truck1Calypso Coral
1974FordFord TruckCoralLinehaulers
1975FordFord TruckCoralLinehaulers
1975FordFord Truck3Mexicalia Red
1976FordFord TruckCoral
1977Ford2ACoral
1977FordFord TruckNCoral
1978FordFord Truck2A,FCoralLight Truck color only
1979FordFord TruckF,PCoral
1983ChryslerFleetDT3338RedDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 60449
Dupont : 4602AH, 4602H, 93-97249H, 97249H, 4602LH, 4602
Acme/Rogers : 9604
Martin Senour : 1720
Sherwin Williams : 2366
Arco : L-4954R, 4026R, AE-4026R, S-9132R
RM/BASF : A1774R, E1774R

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