1942 General Motors Group Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1942 General Motors Group Paint Charts and Color Codes


For correct identification, please refer to the colour code listings on this site.
General Motors Color Code Location Chart

LOCATION OF PAINT CODE


General Motors paint code plate for all models is located under the hood at the top of the firewall on left or right of upper shroud.

TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS: CHEVROLET, BUICK AND PONTIAC


Two letter paint codes identify two-tone combinations. The first letter identifies the main body color, second letter the upper or lower roof color.

DULUX®


Dulux is not recommended for the repair of LUCITE - or other Acrylic Lacquer finishes.

NOTE:


It may be necessary, at times, to tint colors to produce a satisfactory match due to normal weathering and changes in color standards.
1942 BUICK COLORS
DUCO ®

Color

Comb. No.

246-5218

Rainier Blue

42-02

202-33039-M

Royal Maroon Metallic

42-14

246-34411 River Mist Gray 42-18, 42-27 (U), 42-28 (L)

202-36259

Lancaster Gray Metallic

42-11, 42-19 (L)

202-36343

Yakima Gray Metallic

42-10, 42-24 (L), 42-25 (U), 42-26 (L)

202-36381

Chenanga Gray Metallic

42-13, 42-20 (U)

202-36876

Honolulu Blue Metallic

42-04, 42-23 (L)

246-51075

Folkstone Beige

42-12

246-51123

Sequoia Gray

42-15, 42-26 (U)

246-51252

Verde Green

42-05

202-51568

Nightshade Blue Metallic

42-03, 42-24 (U), 42-25 (L)

246-51823-M

Permanent Red

42-16

246-53406

English Green

42-08, 42-22 (L)

246-53407

Ludington Green

42-07, 42-22 (U)

202-53413 Silver French Gray Metallic 42-19 (U)
246-53904 Dusty Gray 42-17, 42-27 (L), 42-28 (U)

246-54144-G

Salt Lake Green

42-06

246-54152

Ridge Green

42-09, 42-20 (L)

202-54184

Pearl Gray Metallic

42-21 (U), 42-23 (L)

Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1942 CHEVROLET COLORS
DUCO® DULUX®

Color

Comb. No.

202-33039-M 181-21106-M

Martial Maroon Metallic

309, 318

246-34411 93-6887 Fortress Gray

321 (U)

202-36566 181-22035 Fleet Blue Metallic 322 (L)
202-36863 181-22034 Ensign Blue Metallic

316

246-50964 93-22113 Scout Brown

320 (U)

246-51737 93-3081 Sport Beige

312, 320 (L)

202-52195 181-22026

Volunteer Green Metallic

311, 319 (L)

202-53255 181-21288 Maple Brown Metallic 317
202-53261 181-21495 Santone Beige Metallic 313
246-53332 93-20894 Torpedo Gray 314, 321 (L)
202-53476 181-22030 Chevron Gray Metallic 315
246-54118-G 93-22098 Sea Foam Green 310, 319 (U)
246-54123 93-22101 Wing Blue 322 (U)
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1942 OLDSMOBILE COLORS
DUCO®

Color

Comb. No.

202-33039-M

Garnet Red Metallic

52
246-34411 Condor Gray 48, 47-A (U), 48-A (L)
246-34841 Hurricane Blue 44-A (U)
202-34846 Darien Blue Metallic 44, 44-A (L)
246-50963 New Ivory 43, 43-A (L)
246-50964 Granada Brown 46-A (U), 46-B (L)
202-53033 Warwick Tan 46, 43-A (U), Metallic 46-A (L), 46-B (U)
202-53903-M Ambassador Red Metallic 42
246-53904 Eagle Gray 47, 47-A (L)
202-53906-G Slate Green Metallic 41
202-53908-G Forest Green Metallic 49, 49-A (L), 49-B (U)
202-53915 Sea Foam Green 49-A (U), Metallic 49-B (L), 49-C
202-53919 Swift Blue Metallic 45-A (U)
202-53921 Marine Blue Metallic 45, 45-A (L)
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1942 PONTIAC COLORS
DUCO ®

Color

Comb. No.

246-1145 Rosewood Beige 4217 (U)
246-3121 Milori Green 4206, 4216 (L)
246-4332 Cinnebar Red 4208, 4218 (L)
246-9993 Caliente Green 4219 (U)
202-33039-M Parma Wine Metallic 4202
246-34446 Harbor Gray 4216 (U)
246-34512 Lucian Gray 4214 (U)
202-36012 Beaver Head Brown Metallic 4207, 4217 (L)
202-36508 Skipper Blue Metallic 4205, 4215 (L)
246-50902 Mermaid Green 4209, 4219 (L)
202-52787 Regency Blue Metallic 4201, 4211 (L)
202-54037 Beverly Gray Metallic 4204, 4214 (L)
246-54154 Radnor Beige 4218 (U)
246-54156 Rochelle Blue 4220
246-54159 Casino Gray 4215 (U)
202-54184 Pearl Gray Metallic 4210 (U), 4211 (U)
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
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