1968 Ford Sunlit Gold paint
This gold automotive paint color is most commonly known as Sunlit Gold. Other common color promotional names include Grecian Gold and Chancery Gold. The color formulation has been used only in 1968, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Lincoln, Thunderbird, Mustang, Mercury, Comet, Cougar, Fairlane, Galaxie, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1968, is Y. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M3073 or M3073A. 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.

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Usage list 1968 Ford Sunlit Gold paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1968FordYSunlit Gold
1968FordFairlaneYSunlit Gold
1968FordFalconYSunlit Gold
1968FordGalaxieYSunlit Gold
1968FordMustangYSunlit Gold
1968FordThunderbirdYSunlit Gold
1968LincolnLincolnYChancery Gold
1968MercuryCometYGrecian Gold
1968MercuryCougarYGrecian Gold
1968MercuryMercuryYGrecian Gold

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 22833
Dupont : 4874D, 4874, 8474D, 4874L
Acme/Rogers : 5454
Martin Senour : 1756
Sherwin Williams : 3064
Arco : 4126G, S-9412G, L-5235G, 6218G, AE-4126G
RM/BASF : E1951D, A1951

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