1971 Thunderbird Bright Aqua paint
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Medium Blue. Other common color promotional names include Brook Blue and Bright Aqua. The color formulation has been used between 1971 and 1977, primarily by Ford; but also by Lincoln and Mercury. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Lincoln, Thunderbird, Mercury, Mustang, and Pinto. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Thunderbird in 1971, is F. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M5087 or M5087A. 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 1971 Thunderbird Bright Aqua
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Usage list 1971 Thunderbird Bright Aqua paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1971FordFMedium Blue
1971FordThunderbirdFBright Aqua
1971LincolnLincolnFBright Aqua
1972Ford3DMedium Blue
1972FordFord TruckEBrook Blue
1972FordThunderbird3DMedium Blue
1972LincolnLincoln3DMedium Blue
1972MercuryMercury3DMedium Blue
1973Ford3DMedium Blue
1973FordFord TruckEBrook Blue
1973FordMustang3DMedium Blue
1973FordPinto3DMedium Blue
1973FordThunderbird3DMedium Blue
1973LincolnLincoln3DMedium Blue
1973MercuryMercury3DMedium Blue
1974Ford3DMedium Blue
1974FordFord TruckEBrook Blue
1974FordThunderbird3DMedium Blue
1974LincolnLincoln3DMedium Blue
1974MercuryMercury3DMedium Blue
1975FordFord TruckEBrook Blue
1977FordFord TruckNMedium BlueEconoline color only

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2404
Dupont : 5377, 5377A, 5377L, 5377D

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