1970 Falcon Grabber Orange paint
This orange automotive paint color is most commonly known as Grabber Orange. Other common color promotional names include Competition Gold, Orange, Nutmeg, and Power Yellow. The color formulation has been used between 1969 and 1983, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury, Chrysler, Case, and Oliver. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Mustang, Mercury, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below. Grabber paint colors started in 1969 with the Mustang and featured bright hues primarily of yellow, blue, green and orange.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Falcon in 1970, is U. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M3659 or M3659A. 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 DT5187. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


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Usage list 1970 Falcon Grabber Orange paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
CasePower Yellow
OliverOrange
1969FordMustangUGrabber OrangeShelby only
1970FordUCompetition Goldalso M6166
1970FordFalconUGrabber Orange
1970FordMustangUGrabber Orange
1970MercuryMercuryUCompetition Goldalso M6166
1971MercuryMercuryUCompetition Goldalso M6166
1982FordNutmegstripe color, also Grabber Orange
1983ChryslerFleetDT5187OrangeDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2232
Dupont : 5208DM, 5208, 5208AM, 5208LM
Acme/Rogers : 11088
Martin Senour : 1952
Sherwin Williams : 3321
Glasurit : FDU-3659

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