1978 GMC Red paint
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as simply 'Red'. Another common paint color promotional name is Cardinal Red. The color formulation has been used between 1978 and 1987, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by GMC, GM, Chrysler, and Ford. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Chevy Truck, GMC, and Chrysler Special Order / Fleet. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a GMC in 1978, is 70. The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA5285. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M5776 or M5776A. 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 DT3455. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


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Usage list 1978 GMC Red paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1978ChevroletChevy Truck70Red
1978GM70Red
1978GMCGMC70Red
1979ChevroletChevy Truck73Red
1979GM73Red
1979GMCGMC73Red
1980ChevroletChevy Truck73Red
1980GM73Red
1980GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1981ChevroletChevy Truck73Red
1981GM73Red
1981GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1982ChevroletChevy Truck73Red
1982GM73Red
1982GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1983ChevroletChevy Truck73Red
1983ChryslerFleetDT3455RedDitzler PPG Form 8302
1983GM73Red
1983GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1984ChevroletChevy Truck73Red
1984FordRedstripe color
1984GM73Red
1984GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1985ChevroletChevy Truck73RedC10/C30 G/D/G30 P series
1985GM73Red
1985GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1986ChevroletChevy Truck73RedC10/C30 G/G10/G30 P series
1986GMCGMC73Cardinal Red
1987ChevroletChevy Truck73RedC10/C30 G10/G30 P series
1987GMCGMC73Cardinal Red

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2932
Dupont : 44774AW, 922BP646, 44774LW, 44774, BP646, 44774DM
Sherwin Williams : 7974
Glasurit : GM-5285, FDU-5776

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