1974 GM Catalina Blue paint
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Catalina Blue. Other common color promotional names include Bleu James and Dark Bright Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1974 and 1976, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by GM and GMC. We have records of this color appearing on the Chevy Truck and GMC. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1974, is 25,508. The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA5230. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT8764. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


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Usage list 1974 GM Catalina Blue paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1974ChevroletChevy Truck25,508Dark Bright Bluealso Catalina Blue, also on Blazer
1974GM25,508Catalina Blue
1975ChevroletChevy Truck25Catalina Blue
1975GM25Catalina Blue
1975GMCGMC25Bleu Jamesspecial promotion color with Silver ppg 2773
1976ChevroletChevy Truck25Catalina Blue
1976GM25Catalina Blue

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2672
Dupont : 42878A, BP178, 42878, 42878LH, 42878DH
Sherwin Williams : 3549

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