2005 XLR Shale paint
This gray automotive paint color is most commonly known as Shale Gray. Another common paint color promotional name is Shale. The color formulation has been used between 1995 and 2005, primarily by GM; but also by Cadillac, Saturn, and Oldsmobile. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Cadillac, Saturn, Oldsmobile, and XLR. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a XLR in 2005, is 46. The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA130B. This longer manufacturing code is useful for tracking paint usage.


Example of 2005 XLR Shale
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Usage list 2005 XLR Shale paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1995CadillacCadillac46Shale Gray
1995GM46Shale Gray
1996CadillacCadillac46Shale Gray
1996GM46Shale Gray
1997GM46Shale Gray
1997OldsmobileOldsmobile46Shale Gray
1998CadillacCadillac46Shale GrayEldorado, Seville
1998GM46Shale Gray
1999CadillacCadillac46Shale Gray
1999GM46Shale Gray
1999SaturnSaturn46Shale Gray
2003CadillacCadillac46Shale
2003GM46Shale
2004CadillacCadillac46Shale
2004GM46Shale
2005CadillacCadillac46ShaleXLR
2005CadillacXLR46Shale
2005GM46Shale

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 4995
Dupont : B9538
Sherwin Williams : 50230
Glasurit : GM-130B

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