PPG code 2382 - gold
This gold automotive paint color is most commonly known as Shantung Gold Yellow. Another common paint color promotional name is Shantung Gold. The color formulation has been used only in 1971, primarily by Volkswagen. We have records of this color appearing only on the Beetle; although from Volkswagen, we primarily have only the Beetle paint codes in our database. See the full detailed list below.

2382 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes in the 2000 to 9990 range were primarily used on new paint formulations from 1969 to 2003. They serve as a great way to track the usage of paint.


Example of the color PPG 2382
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Usage list of PPG paint code 2382 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1971VolkswagenL12DShantung Gold
1971VolkswagenBeetleL12DShantung Gold Yellow

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2382
Dupont : 36005

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