1940 Ford Sahara Sand paint
1940 paint by Ford with a promotional name of Sahara Sand. This brown automotive paint color is most commonly known as Sahara Tan. Another common paint color promotional name is Sahara Sand. The color formulation has been used between 1940 and 1950, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury. We have records of this color appearing only on the model of Ford Truck. See the full detailed list below.

The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M1797 or M1797A. 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 1940 Ford Sahara Sand
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Usage list 1940 Ford Sahara Sand paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1940FordSahara Sand
1940FordFord TruckSahara Tan
1940MercuryMercurySahara Sand
1950FleetSahara TanDitzler Book

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M1797
PPG/Ditzler : 20157,IM2205,QDE1509
Dupont : 225-34093, 93-6628

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