1960 Cadillac Paint Colors

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1960 Cadillac Paint Colors
Choosing the right paint colour makes all the difference. (spectrum with paint brush image by Peter Baxter from Fotolia.com)

Whether you're restoring a 1960 Cadillac, repairing an existing paint job, painting a model or attempting any other art project or task that requires the paint to be authentic, there's no need to wonder how you'll get that paint to match. With one of a few different number codes, you can order the right shade of paint, made to look just as it did on the Cadillac vehicles sold in 1960. Some colours may no longer be offered by the vehicle manufacturer, but may have codes that can be used to order them from paint companies.

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The Pompeian Red paint is offered under General Motors, or GM, paint code WA2670 or Chrysler paint code DT3220. If you're seeking to buy it from Sherwin Williams, its code for this colour is 5386. DuPont uses codes 4034LH and 882-93600LH. The Sienna Rose colour is offered only by GM, with the paint code WA2692; and DuPont, using codes 4043L and 882-93929L.


Lucerne Blue, available only from DuPont, carries paint codes 4003L and 882-93246L. York Blue, also available only from DuPont, can be found under paint codes 4037L and 882-93703L. Pelham Blue, yet another colour available only through DuPont, identifies paint codes as 4038L and 882-93662L. Arroyo Turquoise, similarly available only from DuPont, under paint codes 4042L and 882-93584L. Hampton Blue, like the rest of this colour family, has paint codes only from DuPont. Those are 4046L and 882-94167L.


The green paint colours for 1960 model Cadillacs, are available only through DuPont. The codes for Carrara Green are 4001L and 882-92958L. Inverness Green codes are 2940L and 882-93011L. Glencoe Green are known as 4036L and 882-93370L.


Fawn is available under GM paint code WA2553 and DuPont codes 2935L and 882-92654L. Persian Sand is available only with DuPont paint codes 2961L and 882-93009L. Beaumont Beige is available with GM paint code WA2721 and DuPont paint codes 2964L and 886-93110L. Palomino is found through Chrysler paint code DT6191 and DuPont codes 4040L and 886-93580L. Champagne, available from DuPont, carries paint codes 4045L and 882-93936L.

Shades of Gray

Ebony, a widely available black colour, is offered as Ford paint code M1724, GM code WA0848, Chrysler code DT4004 and Sherwin Williams codes 1738 and 40423. Olympic White is offered as GM code WA2716, and DuPont codes 2818L and 886-92227L. Platinum Gray is offered as GM code WA2659, DuPont codes 4023L and 882-94009L and Sherwin Williams code 9522. Aleutian Gray, offered only by DuPont, uses paint codes 4041L and 882-93974L. Heather is offered as GM code WA2692, and DuPont codes 4044L and 882-93932L.

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