1978 GM Group Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1978 GM Group Paint Charts and Color Codes


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.
GM Group Paint Charts and Color Codes for 1978
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCITE® CODE
CENTARI® CODE
DULUX® CODE

YEAR

USE

1978 GM Classic White

GM Classic White

10

5040L
5040A
5040D

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Antique White

GM Antique White

11

5338L
5338A
5338D

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Silver Metallic 13

GM Silver Metallic

13

44716L
44716A
44716D

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Silver Metallic 15

GM Silver Metallic

15

45177LH
45177A
45177D

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Gray Metallic Two Tone

GM Gray Metallic Two Tone

16

45188L
45188A
45188D

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Black

GM Black

19

99L
99A
93-005

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Pastel Blue

GM Pastel Blue

21

45178L
45178A
45178DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Light Blue Metallic

GM Light Blue Metallic

22

44717L
44717A
44717DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Ultramarine Blue Metallic

GM Ultramarine Blue Metallic

24

45185LH
45185AH
45185DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Frost Blue

GM Frost Blue

26

45208L
45208A
45208DH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Dark Blue Metallic 29

GM Dark Blue Metallic

29

44718L
44718AH
44718DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Lombard Blue

GM Lombard Blue

30

44133L

44133A
44133D

1978

Pontiac

1978 GM Yellow Orange

GM Yellow Orange

34

45277LM
45277AM
45277DM

1978

Chevrolet

1978 GM Medium Green Metallic

GM Medium Green Metallic

44

45179L
45179AH
45179DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Green Metallic

GM Dark Green Metallic

45

45192L
45192A
45192DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Blue Green Metallic

GM Dark Blue Green Metallic

48

44720LH
44720AM
44720DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Special Edition Gold Metallic

GM Special Edition Gold Metallic

50

45278LH
45278AM
45278DM

1978

Pontiac

1978 GM Bright Yellow

GM Bright Yellow

51

45186LM
45186AH
45186DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Yellow

GM Yellow

52

45276LM
45276AM
45276DH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Gold Metallic Two Tone

GM Gold Metallic Two Tone

56

45190L
45190AH
45190DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Frost Beige

GM Frost Beige

59

45205L
45205A
45205D

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Camel Beige

GM Camel Beige

61

45180L
45180A
45180D

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Camel Tan Metallic

GM Camel Tan Metallic

63

45181LH
45181AH
45181DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Saffron Metallic

GM Saffron Metallic

67

45183LH
45183AM
45183DM

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Camel Metallic

GM Dark Camel Metallic

69

45182LH
45182AH
45182DH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Medium Red

GM Medium Red (Two Tone)

72

44770LH
44770AW
44770DM

1978

Pontiac

1978 GM Saffron Metallic 73

GM Saffron Metallic

73

45206LH
45206AM
45206DM

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Red

GM Red

75

45187LW
45187AW
45187DW

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Carmine Metallic

GM Carmine Metallic

77

45184LM
45184AW
45184DM

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Light Red Two Tone

GM Light Red Two Tone

78

45191LH
45191AM
45191DH

1978

Oldsmobile

1978 GM Dark Carmine Metallic

GM Dark Carmine Metallic

79

45189LM
45189AW
45189DM

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Blue Metallic 83

GM Dark Blue Metallic

83

45209LH
45209AH
45209DH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Medium Blue Metallic Two Tone

GM Medium Blue Metallic Two Tone

85

44724L
44724AH
44724DH

1978

Oldsmobile

1978 GM Hilton Brown Metallic

GM Hilton Brown Metallic

89

42804L
42804AM
42804DH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Blue Firemist Metallic

GM Blue Firemist Metallic

91

44147LH
44147AH
44147DH

1978

Buick

1978 GM Amber Firemist Metallic

GM Amber Firemist Metallic

92

44148LH
44148AM
44148DH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Red Firemist Metallic

GM Red Firemist Metallic

93

44773LM
44773AM

1978

Buick
GM Interior Color for 1978
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCIT® CODE

YEAR

USE

1978 GM White

GM White

11N
9625L

1978

Pontiac

1978 GM Light Gray

GM Light Gray

16AN
45225

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Dark Gray

GM Dark Gray

16CN
45239L

1978

Chevrolet

1978 GM Black

GM Black

19N
99L/4428L

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Light Blue

GM Light Blue

24AN
43617LH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Blue

GM Dark Blue

24CN
45238LH/45240LH

1978

Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Midnight Blue

GM Midnight Blue

29DN
45237LH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Dark Sage Green

GM Dark Sage Green

44CN
44258LH/44270LH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Light Doeskin

GM Light Doeskin

59AN
45236L

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Dark Camel Tan

GM Dark Camel Tan

62CN
45222LH/45241LH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Saffron

GM Dark Saffron

67CN
45223LH/45242LH

1978

Chevrolet, Buick and Pontiac

1978 GM Dark Brown

GM Dark Brown

69CN
43620LH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Medium Red

GM Medium Red

72BN
44267LH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Dark Carmine

GM Dark Carmine

74CN
45224LM/45243LM

1978

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1978 GM Saffron

GM Saffron

76CN
45233LH

1978

Corvette

1978 GM Argent

GM Argent

45292L

1978

Buick
1978 GENERAL MOTORS STRIPING COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
WSA-848
99L
Black Chevrolet and Oldsmobile
WSA-3967
5338L
White Chevrolet and Oldsmobile
WSA-4326
5481L
Gold Chevrolet
WSA-4330
5485LM
Red Chevrolet
WSA-4609
43519L
Silver (Gray) Chevrolet
WSA-4673
43586L
Dark Blue Chevrolet
WSA-4718
43589LH
Buckskin Chevrolet
WSA-4721
43592LM
Red Chevrolet
WSA-4909
44790LH
Bright Orange Chevrolet
WSA-4922
44499LH
Dark Green Chevrolet
WSA-4964
44717L
Light Blue Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7004
43516LH
Gold Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7022
45177LH
Silver Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7024
45179L
Medium Green Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7025
45180L
Camel Beige Oldsmobile
WSA-7072
45189LM
Dark Carmine Metallic Oldsmobile
1978 SPECIAL HIGH GLOSS INTERIOR COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
11N
45254L
White
1978
19N
99L
Black
1978
24AN
45253L
Light Blue
1978
44CN
45249L
Dark Sage Green
1978
62CN
45251LH
Dark Camel Tan
1978
74CN
45252LH
Dark Carmine
1978
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