1983 Fleet Red paint
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Torch Red. Other common color promotional names include Red, Coral Flame, Coral Flame Red, and Vermilion. The color formulation has been used between 1951 and 1983, primarily by Ford; but also by Chrysler. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Fairlane, Ford Special Order / Fleet, Thunderbird, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, and Galaxie. See the full detailed list below.

The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is WT4377. Ford paint codes starting with WT are usually special order paints primarily used on commercial or fleet vehicles. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT3004. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


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Usage list 1983 Fleet Red paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
RedPPG/Dupont Cross-Ref 1990
1951FordCoral Flame
1952FordMCoral Flamenew Jan 22, 1952
1953FordMCoral Flame
1954FordRTorch Redspring code change to N
1954FordFleetM0175Coral Flame Redalso WT4377, special order
1954FordFord TruckVermilion
1955FordRTorch Red
1955FordFairlaneRTorch Red
1955FordFord TruckTorch Red
1955FordThunderbirdRTorch Red
1957FordFord TruckTorch Red
1958FordRTorch Red
1958FordFairlaneRTorch Red
1958FordFord TruckRTorch Red
1959FordRTorch Red
1959FordFairlaneRTorch Red
1959FordFord TruckRTorch Red
1959FordGalaxieRTorch Red
1971FordFleetWT4377RedDitzler PPG Form7163
1983ChryslerFleetDT3004RedDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Dupont : 1024R, 93-55141R, 25748, 93-55151H, 246-55151H, 1024H, 246-55141R, 246-55141H, 93-55141H
Acme/Rogers : 1722
Martin Senour : 764, 1155
Sherwin Williams : 5811

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