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Old 10-06-2003, 04:49 PM   #1
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GM paint codes

Whats the easiest way to find out Which red my truck is, so when i go to GM i can get the right color.. ????
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when i go to paint class i can look it up for you
whats your year/make/model

take your vin # to a local paint shop and have them look it up or ill give ya the color tommarow when i get back from school
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look in your glove back there should be a paint code # it starts with a U

example: U571 is mine
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u571 isnt that a movie? heh

Uhh.. ok i got a 2000 s10 single cab.. umm.. hold on there was a code in there, it was like " U #### "
its a Dark red.. like blood..
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it says

BC/CC U 9088
Old 10-06-2003, 05:04 PM   #6
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ya your paint code is u9088

are you painting it or having a shop do it?
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im gonna have a friends parent do it.. he paints Semi truck's, so he could give it a spray in his garage (its all done up like a paint booth inside) i just need a can of it, enough for;

Hood (sonoma), grille, bumper, valance, door/tailgate handles and a roll pan
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its eaither Dark Cherry Red Metallic (dark), Victory Red (lighter)
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Probably vitory red.. ill post a pic, maybe u can tell

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victory red same color as my friends
Old 10-06-2003, 05:22 PM   #11
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sweet

thanks dude!
Old 10-06-2003, 07:56 PM   #12
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let's see how good u guys are. there's no paint code on my glovebox because the moron who owned it before me put a different one in there. it's chevy emerald green. i have the vin number if needed. the pic is in my avatar. thanks
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U sure thats victory red? My avalanche is victory red and that color does not look like victory to me. Btw victory is not metalic and the cherry is. It should be easy to tell.


in any case look it up here.

http://www.sherwin-automotive.com/fo...car_finder.cfm

just enter the 9088 not he U

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what does a gallon cost from sherwin? and idea what a est. would be?
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Thats Dark Cherry Red Metallic, same as mine. I bought it new, straight off the window sticker U9088
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Re: GM paint codes

9088 is the dark red met, 9260 or 9620 is victory red
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Re: GM paint codes

Quote: Originally Posted by dropjawjimmy
9088 is the dark red met, 9260 or 9620 is victory red
whole crap batman, little old thread there
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Re: GM paint codes

6 fucking years?!?

come on...
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Re: GM paint codes

and it's 9260 for victory red...
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