1971 Ford Bright Silver Blue paint
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Acapulco Blue. Other common color promotional names include Bright Blue, Nordic Blue, Medium Bright Blue, and Bright Silver Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1967 and 1972, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Mustang, Mercury, Falcon, Comet, Pinto, Cougar, Lincoln, Thunderbird, Ford Truck, Fairlane, and Galaxie. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1971, is 6. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M3077 or M3077A. 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 DT8798. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


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Usage list 1971 Ford Bright Silver Blue paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1967FordDAcapulco Blue
1967FordFairlaneDAcapulco Blue
1967FordFalconDAcapulco Blue
1967FordGalaxieDAcapulco Blue
1967FordMustangDAcapulco Blue
1967MercuryCometDNordic Blue
1967MercuryMercuryDNordic Blue
1968FordMustangDAcapulco Blue
1968MercuryCometDNordic BlueCougar Only
1968MercuryCougarDNordic BlueCougar Only
1968MercuryMercuryDNordic BlueCougar Only
1969Ford6Acapulco Blue
1969FordFalcon6Acapulco Blue
1969FordMustangD,6*Acapulco Blue
1969MercuryMercury6Bright BlueCougar
1970Ford6Acapulco Blue
1970FordFalcon6Acapulco Blue
1970FordFord Truck6Acapulco Blue
1970FordMustang6Medium Bright Blue1972 Bright Blue 3J
1970FordMustangDAcapulco BlueShelby only
1970MercuryCougar6Medium Bright Blue
1970MercuryMercury6Bright Blue
1971Ford6Acapulco Blue
1971FordMustang6Bright Silver Blue
1971FordPinto6Bright Blue
1971FordThunderbird6Bright Blue
1971LincolnLincoln6Bright Blue
1971MercuryMercury6Bright Blue
1972Ford3JBright Blue
1972FordMustang3JBright Blue
1972FordPinto3JBright Blue
1972MercuryMercury3JBright Blue

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 13357
Dupont : 5330A, 5330AM, 5330DH, 5330D, 98890, 4857L, 5330LH, 5330, 4857, 4857D, 4857A, 5330L
Acme/Rogers : 5450
Martin Senour : 1750
Sherwin Williams : 2580
Arco : L-5226G, AE-4117G, 6209G, 4117G, S-9396G
RM/BASF : E1935, A1935

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