1958 Ford Desert Beige paint
This brown automotive paint color is most commonly known as Desert Beige. The color formulation has been used only in 1958, primarily by Ford. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Ford Special Order / Fleet, and Fairlane. See the full detailed list below.
The short model/year code for this paint in 1958, is C. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M0896 or M0896A. 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.