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1978 Ford Group Paint and Color Codes

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Ford USA Paint Codes and Colors
For correct identification, please refer to the colour code listings on this site.

Ford Color Code Location Chart
Two-Tone Combinations - The first letter of a two-letter paint code identifies the body colour. The second letter identifies the roof colour. For example, the combinatin BM on a Ford would indicate the body finished in Dark Maroon and the roof are in Wimbledon White.

Lucite®
- Acrylic Lacquer is recommended for SPOT REPAIR, panel repair and overall refinishing of all original automotive finishes.

Centari - Acrylic Enamel is recommended for small area, panel repair and overall refinishing.

Dulux® - Enamel may be used for panel repair and overall refinishing.

Note - It may be necessary at all times to tint colours to produce a satisfactory match due to normal weathering and changes in colour standards.
Ford Group Paint Chips and Color Codes for 1978
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCITE® CODE
CENTARI® CODE
DULUX® CODE

YEAR

USE

1978 Ford Silver Metallic

Ford Silver Metallic

1G

5580L
5580A
5580D

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Dove Gray

Ford Dove Gray

1N

44172L
44172A
44172D

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Medium Gray Metallic

Ford Medium Gray Metallic

1P

44783L
44783A
44783D

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Dark Red

Ford Dark Red

2M

42829LM
42829AW
42829DH

1978

Ford and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Bright Red

Ford Bright Red

2R

44103LW
44103AW
44103DM

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Dark Midnight Blue

Ford Dark Midnight Blue

3A

45116LH
45116AH
45116DH

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Diamond Blue

Ford Diamond Blue

3E

45280LH
45280AH
45280DH

1978

Thunderbird

1978 Ford Bright Dark Blue Metallic

Ford Bright Dark Blue Metallic

3G

5467LM
5467AH
5467D

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Light Blue

Ford Light Blue

3U

44747LH
44747AH
44747D

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Bright Blue Glow Metallic

Ford Bright Blue Glow Metallic

3V

44750LH
44750AM
44750DH

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Medium Blue

Ford Medium Blue

34

45138L
45138AH
45138DH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Dark Jade Metallic

Ford Dark Jade Metallic

46

43517LH
43517LH
43517DH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Chestnut Metallic

Ford Medium Chestnut Metallic

5M

5030LM
5030AW
5030DH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Dark Brown Metallic

Ford Dark Brown Metallic

5Q

44174LH
44174AW
44174DH

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Ember Metallic

Ford Ember Metallic

5Y

45281LM
45281AM
45281DM

1978

Thunderbird

1978 Ford Bright Yellow

Ford Bright Yellow

6E

5374L
5374A
5374D

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Creme

Ford Creme

6P

43938L
43938A
43938D

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Gold

Ford Gold

6W

44102L
44102A
44102DH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Antique Cream

Ford Antique Cream

62

45139L
45139A
45139D

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Bright Aqua Glow Metallic

Ford Bright Aqua Glow Metallic

7H

44751LH
44751AH
44751DH

1978

Ford

1978 Ford Light Jade Glow Metallic

Ford Light Jade Glow Metallic

7L

44752L
44752A
44752DH

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Aqua Metallic

Ford Aqua Metallic

7Q

44185L
44185A
44185D

1978

Ford

1978 Ford Medium Jade

Ford Medium Jade

7W

45152L
45152A
45152DH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Camel Glow Metallic

Ford Camel Glow Metallic

8J

44753LH
44753AH
44753DH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Cordovan Metallic

Ford Cordovan Metallic

8N

44761LM
44761AW
44761DM

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Chamois Glow Metallic

Ford Chamois Glow Metallic

8W

44757LH
44757AM
44757DH

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Russet Metallic

Ford Russet Metallic

81

45153LM
45153AW
45153DM

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Light Chamois

Ford Light Chamois

83

45155L
45155A
45155D

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Tangerine

Ford Tangerine

85

45154LM
45154AM
45154Dm

1978

Ford and Mercury
Lincoln, Mark V & Versailles Exterior Colors for 1978
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCITE® CODE
CENTARI® CODE
DULUX® CODE

YEAR

USE

1978 Ford Black

Ford Black

1C

99L
99A
93-005

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Medium Silver Metallic

Ford Medium Silver Metallic

1S

45143L

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Black

Ford Black

1W

45161L

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Light Silver Metallic

Ford Light Silver Metallic

1Y

45271LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Dark Red Metallic

Ford Dark Red Metallic

23

45162LW

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Dark Midnight Blue

Ford Dark Midnight Blue

3A

45116LH
45116AH
45116DH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Medium Blue

Ford Medium Blue

34

45138L
45138AH
45138DH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Midnight Blue

Ford Midnight Blue

35

45144LM

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Wedgewood Blue

Ford Wedgewood Blue

36

45145L

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Medium Blue Metallic

Ford Medium Blue Metallic

37

45163LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Diamond Blue Metallic

Ford Diamond Blue Metallic

38

45114LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Dark Champagne Metallic

Ford Dark Champagne Metallic

5A

45164LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Champagne Metallic

Ford Champagne Metallic

5C

45165LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Light Champagne

Ford Light Champagne

5D

45166LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Light Chamois

Ford Light Chamois

5F

45146LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Medium Chamois Metallic

Ford Medium Chamois Metallic

5K

45151LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Midnight Cordovan

Ford Midnight Cordovan

5L

45147LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Dark Cordovan Metallic

Ford Dark Cordovan Metallic

5R

45148LM
99A

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Light Champagne

Ford Light Champagne

52

45158L
45158A
45158DH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Cream

Ford Cream

6P

43938L
43938A
43938D

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Jubilee Gold Metallic

Ford Jubilee Gold Metallic

66

45115LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Gold Metallic

Ford Gold Metallic

67

45264LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Cream

Ford Cream

68

45265L

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Midnite Jade

Ford Midnite Jade

7V

45170LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Light Jade Metallic

Ford Light Jade Metallic

7Y

45171L

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Midnight Jade

Ford Midnight Jade

72

45159H
45159AH
45159DH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Light Chamois

Ford Light Chamois

83

45155L
45155A
45155D

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Midnight Cordovan

Ford Midnight Cordovan

84

44897LH
44897AH
44897DM

1978

All Models

1978 Ford Crystal Apricot Metallic

Ford Crystal Apricot Metallic

88

45173LH

1978

All Models

1978 Ford White

Ford White

9D

43226L
43226A
43226D

1978

All Models

1978 Ford White

Ford White

9F

45149L

1978

All Models
Ford Group Interior Color for 1978
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCIT® CODE

YEAR

USE

1978 Ford Light Chamois

Ford Light Chamois

64T
44254LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Medium Chamois Metallic

Ford Medium Chamois Metallic

50T/52T
44250LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Light Camel

Ford Light Camel

39Y
45218L

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Camel

Ford Medium Camel

43Y/46Y
45219L

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Saddle Metallic

Ford Medium Saddle Metallic

23Z/60Z
42939LH

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Medium Gold

Ford Medium Gold

A6Y/A7Y
43602L

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Dark Cordovan

Ford Dark Cordovan

36F/37F
44249LM

1978

Ford, Lincoln and Mercury

1978 Ford Light Blue

Ford Light Blue

J9B/14B
45210LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Blue Metallic

Ford Medium Blue Metallic

H4B/H3B
9941LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Light Aqua Metallic

Ford Light Aqua Metallic

18K
43600L

1978

Ford

1978 Ford Medium Jade Metallic

Ford Medium Jade Metallic

59R/24R
45214L

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Dark Jade Metallic

Ford Dark Jade Metallic

C7R/C8R
43921LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Light Tangerine

Ford Light Tangerine

06E
45213LH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Russet Metallic

Ford Medium Russet Metallic

96C/20C
45212LM

1978

Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Light Red

Ford Light Red

73D
44200LH

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Red

Ford Medium Red

01D/02D
43920LM

1978

Ford and Mercury

1978 Ford Medium Red Metallic

Ford Medium Red Metallic

A2D/A3D
9940LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln and Mercury

1978 Ford Dove Gray

Ford Dove Gray

82P
44251L

1978

Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Medium Gray Metallic

Ford Medium Gray Metallic

75P/69P
42940L

1978

Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird

1978 Ford Black Metallic

Ford Black Metallic

A4A/95A
9354LH

1978

Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
1978 FORD GROUP INTERIOR COLORS
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
44201L
12W White Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
44216L
45U Light Champagne Lincoln
45217LH
57U, 51U Medium Champagne Lincoln
44202LH
31V Light Creme Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
45290LH
58V Ligth Gold Jubilee Lincoln
43601LH
11K, 20K Medium Aqua Metallic Ford
99L
58A, 81A Black Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
45291LH
47V Medium Gold Jubilee Lincoln
1978 FORD GROUP STRIPING COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
52A
99L
Black Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
C2B
5366L
Light Blue Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
H6B
4796L
Medium Blue Lincoln
85B
9886L
Blue Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
88C
Light Orange Ford and Mercury
89C
44789LM
Orange Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
91C
44785LH
Light Chamois Lincoln
F2D
43640LM
Dark Red Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
F3D
44103LW
Bright Red Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird
97D
4294LM
Medium Red Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
27F
44787LM
Dark Cordovan Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
B4G
5269L
Light Gold Metallic Ford
51K
45287LH
Medium Aqua Metallic Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
C2P
4733L
Light Silver Metallic Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
B3R
44234LH
Dark Jade Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
B8R
44107L
Light Jade Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird
05T
44173LH
Dark Brown Ford, Mercury and Thunderbird
33T
45288L
Chamois Lincoln
62V
4878LH
Light Yellow Ford, Lincoln and Mercury
53W
4775L
White Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Thunderbird
A9Y
45289LH
Gold Metallic Ford and Mercury
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