1980 LTD Bittersweet Glow paint
This red orange automotive paint color is most commonly known as Medium Bittersweet. Other common color promotional names include Bittersweet Glow, Bright Bittersweet, and Orange. The color formulation has been used between 1980 and 1983, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Mustang, Ford Truck, Thunderbird, LTD, and Bronco. See the full detailed list below. The most common Glow metallic named paints was in the early 1970's by Ford.

The short make/year code for this paint on a Ford in 1980, is 8D. 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: 8D. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M5736 or M5736A. 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 1980 LTD Bittersweet Glow
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Usage list 1980 LTD Bittersweet Glow paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
OrangePPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990
1980Ford8DMedium Bittersweet
1980FordLTD8DBittersweet Glow
1980FordMustang8DBittersweet Glow
1980FordThunderbird8DBittersweet Glowextra charge
1980MercuryMercury8DMedium Bittersweet
1981Ford8DMedium Bittersweet
1981FordBronco8DBittersweet Glowoptional Glamour color
1981FordFord Truck8DBright Bittersweet
1981FordMustang8DBittersweet Glow
1981FordThunderbird8DBittersweet Glowextra charge
1981MercuryMercury8DMedium Bittersweet
1982Ford8DMedium Bittersweet
1982Ford8GMedium Bittersweet
1982FordFord Truck8GMedium Bittersweet
1982FordMustang8GBittersweet Glow
1982MercuryMercury8GMedium Bittersweet
1983FordFord Truck8GMedium Bittersweet

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M5736
Make/Year Code : 8D
PPG/Ditzler : 3293
Dupont : B8028
Glasurit : FDU-5736

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