1969 Ford Truck Empire paint
This yellow automotive paint color is most commonly known as simply 'Yellow'. Other common color promotional names include Empire Yellow, Bright Yellow (Grabber Yellow), Bright Yellow, Grabber (Bright) Yellow, Empire, and Corporate Yellow. The color formulation has been used between 1968 and 1971, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Mustang, Ford Truck, Comet, Cougar, Fairlane, Galaxie, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below. The use of this paint is for corporate main body, and special order color.

The short make/year code for this paint on a Ford in 1969, is K. Careful when using this paint code along with the make and year to specify this paint since it is may not be unique. You can check the paint code here: K. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M3217 or M3217A. 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.


Example of 1969 Ford Truck Empire
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Usage list 1969 Ford Truck Empire paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
YellowPPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990
1968FordMustangCorporate Yellowspecial order
1969Ford9Yellow
1969FordFairlane9Yellow
1969FordFalcon9Yellow
1969FordFord TruckKEmpire
1969FordGalaxie9Yellow
1969FordMustang9 or blankBright Yellow1969 Ford Truck Empire Yellow
1969FordMustang9 or blankGrabber (Bright) YellowShelby only
1969MercuryComet9Yellowspring color
1969MercuryMercury9YellowCougar Spring color
1970FordFord TruckUEmpire Yellow
1970FordMustang9Bright Yellow (Grabber Yellow)Shelby only
1970MercuryCougar9YellowEliminator only
1971FordFord TruckUEmpire Yellow

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M3217
Make/Year Code : K, 9, 9 or blank, U
PPG/Ditzler : 2052
Dupont : 5051D, , 5051A, 5051, 5051L
Acme/Rogers : 5676
Martin Senour : 1845
Sherwin Williams : 2254

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