1970 Ford Candy Apple Red paint
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Candy Apple Red. Other common color promotional names include Red, Candyapple Red, Cardinal Red, Medium Red, and Cranberry. The color formulation has been used between 1966 and 1990, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury, Lincoln, Chrysler, and Minneapolis Moline. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Mercury, Mustang, Thunderbird, Lincoln, Falcon, Comet, Cougar, Fairlane, Galaxie, and Chrysler Special Order / Fleet. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1970, is T. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M2008 or M2008A. 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. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT3364. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.

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Usage list 1970 Ford Candy Apple Red paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
Minneapolis MolineRedFord candy apple red
1966FordTCandyapple Red
1966FordFairlaneTCandyapple Red
1966FordFalconTCandyapple Red
1966FordGalaxieTCandyapple Red
1966FordMustangTCandy Apple Red
1966FordThunderbirdTCandyapple Red
1966MercuryCometTCardinal Red
1966MercuryMercuryTCardinal Red
1967FordTCandyapple Red
1967FordFairlaneTCandyapple Red
1967FordFalconTCandyapple Red
1967FordGalaxieTCandy Apple Red
1967FordMustangTCandy Apple Red
1967FordThunderbirdTCandyapple Red
1967MercuryCometTCardinal Red
1967MercuryCougarTCardinal Red
1967MercuryMercuryTCardinal Red
1968FordTCandyapple Red
1968FordFairlaneTCandy Apple Red
1968FordFalconTCandyapple Red
1968FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1968FordGalaxieTCandyapple Red
1968FordMustangCardinal Redspecial, Cardinal Edition
1968FordMustangTCandy Apple Red
1968FordThunderbirdTCandy Apple Red
1968MercuryCometTCardinal Red
1968MercuryCougarTCardinal Red
1968MercuryMercuryTCardinal Red
1969FordTCandy Apple Red
1969FordFairlaneTCandy Apple Red
1969FordFalconTCandyapple Red
1969FordGalaxieTCandyapple Red
1969FordMustangTCandy Apple Red
1969FordThunderbirdTCandy Apple Red
1970FordTCandy Apple Red
1970FordFalconTCandy Apple Red
1970FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1970FordMustangCandy Apple RedShelby only
1970FordThunderbirdTCandy Apple Red
1971FordTCandy Apple Red
1971FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1971FordThunderbirdTCandy Apple Red
1972FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1973FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1974FordFord TruckCandy Apple RedLinehaulers
1974FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1975FordFord TruckCandy Apple RedLinehaulers
1976FordFord TruckCandy Apple Red
1977FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1978FordFord Truck2E,TRed
1979FordFord TruckTCandy Apple Red
1982FordMedium Redstripe color
1983ChryslerFleetDT3364RedDitzler PPG Form 8302
1983FordMedium Redstripe color
1984FordMedium Redstripe color
1985FordCandy Apple Redstripe color
1988FordMedium Redstripe color
1989FordMedium Redstripe color
1990FordMedium Redstripe color

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 71528
Dupont : 97902, 4737H, 97902M, 4737AM, 4737LH, 93-97902M, 4737
Acme/Rogers : 5056
Martin Senour : 1637
Sherwin Williams : 30644, 2470
Arco : AE-4055R, S-9245R, 6153R, 4055R, L-5068R
RM/BASF : E1782R, A1782R
Glasurit : FDU-2008

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