1946 General Motors Group Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1946 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.
1946 BUICK COLORS
DUCO®

Color

Comb. No.

202-33039-M

Royal Maroon Metallic

46-07

246-34411 River Mist Gray 46-09, 46-10 (U)
202-39275 Canterbury Blue Metallic 46-03
202-39393-G Sherwood Green Metallic 46-05,46-11 (L)
202-39412 Brunswick Green Metallic 46-06,46-11 (U)
246-51252 Verde Green 46-04
202-51568 Nightshade Blue Metallic 46-02
246-52881 Sequoia Cream 46-14
246-53904 Dusty Gray 46-08, 46-10 (L)
202-54613 Lehigh Gray Metallic 46-13
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1946 CHEVROLET COLORS
DUCO ® DULUX ®

Color

Comb. No.

202-33039-M

181-21106-M Martial Maroon Metallic

337

202-36566 181-22035 Fleet Blue Metallic 341 (U)
202-36863 181-22034 Ensign Blue Metallic 338
246-50964 93-22113 Scout Brown 340 (U)
246-51737 93-3081 Sport Beige 340 (L)
202-52195 181-22026 Volunteer Green Metallic 339 (U)
246-54118-G 93-22098 Sea Foam Green 339 (L)
246-54123 93-22101 Wing Blue 341 (L)
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1946 OLDSMOBILE COLORS (Other than Lansing production)
DUCO ®

Color

Comb. No.

202-33039-M

Garnet Red Metallic

52

202-34852 Pawnee Beige Metallic 66, 63-A (U)
202-36627 Tunis Blue Metallic 64, 64-A (L)
246-50963 New Ivory 63-C, 63-A (L)
202-51568 Nightshade Blue Metallic 65, 64-A (U), 65-B (U)
246-53904 Eagle Gray 67-C, 67-A (L)
202-53906-G Slate Green Metallic 61
202-53908-G Forest Green Metallic 69, 69-B (U)
202-53915 Sea Foam Green Metallic 69-C, 69-B (L)
202-53919 Pacific Blue Metallic 65-B (L)
246-54557 Channel Gray 68, 67-A (U), 68-A (L)
Note: How to distinguish 1946 Oldsmobiles produced at Lansing from cars produced at other assembly plants; Lansing production shows as letter prefix before the car serial number. Other than Lansing production show the following letter prefixes before the car serial numbers, depending upon the plant involved:

A = Atlanda Georgia
B = Framingham, Massachusetts
C = South Gate, California
K = Kansas City, Missouri
L - Linden, New Jersey
W = Wilmington, Delaware
1946 OLDSMOBILE COLORS (Lansing production)
DUCO ®

Color

Comb. No.

246-31640

New Ivory

63-C, 63-A (L)

202-31650 Nightshade Blue Metallic 65, 64-A (U), 65-B (U)
202-31660 Pacific Blue Metallic 65-B (L)
202-31670-G Slate Green Metallic 61
202-31680-G Sea Foam Green Metallic 69-C, 69-B (L)
202-31690 Pawnee Beige Metallic 66, 63-A (L)
202-31700 Tunis Blue Metallic 64, 64-A (L)
202-31710-G Forest Green Metallic 69, 69-B (U)
202-53903-M Ambassador Red Metallic 62
246-53904 Eagle Gray 67-C, 67-A (L)
246-54557 Channel Gray 68, 67-A (U), 68-A (L)
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1946 PONTIAC COLORS
DUCO ®

Color

Comb. No.

#1246-7935

Catalina Cream

4609

*202-30940-G Asbury Green Metallic 4615 (L)
*202-30950-G Burbank Green Metallic 4615 (U)
202-33039-M Parma Wine Metallic 4602
202-39023 Smoked Pearl Metallic 4607, 4617 (L)
202-52787 Mariner Blue Metallic 4601, 4614 (U)
*246-52881 Cairo Cream 4608
202-54037 Silver Wing Gray Metallic 4604, 4614 (L), 4617 (U)
*Added September, 1946.
#Added July, 1946. Discontinued September, 1946.
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
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