1979 GM Group Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1979 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 1979
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCITE® CODE
CENTARI® CODE
DULUX® CODE

YEAR

USE

1979 GM Classic White

GM Classic White

10

5040L
5040A
5040D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Antique White

GM Antique White

11

5338L
5338A
5338D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Silver Metallic

GM Silver Metallic

13

44716L
44716A
44716D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Silver Metallic 15

GM Silver Metallic

15

45177LH
45177A
45177D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Gray Metallic Two Tone

GM Gray Metallic Two-Tone

16

45188L
45188A
45188D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Black

GM Black

19

99L
99A
93-005

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Pastel Blue

GM Pastel Blue

21

45800L
45800A
45800D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Light Blue Metallic

GM Light Blue Metallic

22

44717L
44717A
44717DH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Bright Blue Metallic

GM Bright Blue Metallic

24

45807L
45807A
45807D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Frost Blue

GM Frost Blue

28

45208L
45208A
45208DH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Blue Metallic

GM Dark Blue Metallic

29

45801LH
45801A
44718DH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Caramel Firemist Metallic

GM Caramel Firemist Metallic

33

45699LH

45699AH
45699DH

1979

Buick and Oldsmobile

1979 GM Red Two Tone

GM Red Two-Tone Only

35

45843LH
45843AW
54843DM

1979

Chevrolet

1979 GM Medium Blue Two Tone

GM Medium Blue Two-Tone Only

36

45844L
45844AH
45844DH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Medium Buckskin Two Tone

GM Medium Buckskin Two-Tone Only

37

45845L
45845A
45845D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Oyster White Two Tone

GM Oyster White Two-Tone Only

39

45207L
45207A
45207D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Pastel Green

GM Pastel Green

40

45802L
45802A
45802D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Red Bird Red Two Tone

GM Red Bird Red Two Tone

42

42813LH
42813AM

1979

Pontiac

1979 GM Medium Green Metallic

GM Medium Green Metallic

44

45803L
45803A
45803D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Silver Metallic 47

GM Silver Metallic

47

45842L
45842A
45842D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Gold Metallic

GM Gold Metallic

50

452778LH
45278AM
45278DM

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Bright Yellow

GM Bright Yellow

51

45186LM
45186AH
45186DH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Yellow

GM Yellow

52

45276LM
45276AM
45276DH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Light Yellow

GM Light Yellow

54

45194L
45194A
45194D

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Gold Metallic

GM Gold Metallic (Accent Color)

56

45190L
45190AH
45190DH

1979

Pontiac

1979 GM Dark Green Metallic

GM Dark Green Metallic

58

45834L
45834A
45834D

1979

Pontiac

1979 GM Frost Beige

GM Frost Beige

59

45205L
45205A
45205D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Medium Beige

GM Medium Beige

61

45804L
45804A
45804D

1979

Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile and Buick

1979 GM Carmine Metallic

GM Camel Metallic

63

45806LH
45806AH
45806DH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Hilton Brown Metallic

GM Hilton Brown Metallic

67

42804L
42804AM
42804D

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Brown Metallic

GM Dark Brown Metallic

69

45805LH
45805AM
45804DH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Medium Red

GM Medium Red

72

44770LH
44770AW
44770DM

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Red

GM Red

75

45187LW
45187AW
45187DW

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Carmine Metallic

GM Carmine Metallic

77

45184LM
45184AW
45184DM

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Dark Carmine Metallic

GM Dark Caramine Metallic

79

45189LM
45189AW
45189DM

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Dark Blue Metallic 83

GM Dark Blue Metallic

83

45209LH
45209AH
45209DH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Medium Blue Metallic

GM Medium Blue Metallic

85

44724L
44724AH
44724DH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Charcoal Gray Firemist Metallic

GM Charcoal Gray Firemist Metallic

98

45832L
45832A
45832D

1979

Buick and Oldsmobile

1979 GM Saffron Firemist Metallic

GM Saffron Firemist Metallic

99

44738LH
44738AM
44738DH

1979

Buick and Oldsmobile
GM Interior Color for 1979
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCIT® CODE

YEAR

USE

1979 GM White

GM White

11N
9625L

1979

Chevrolet and Buick

1979 GM Oyster White

GM Oyster White

12AN
45220L

1979

Chevrolet and Buick

1979 GM Light Gray

GM Light Gray

16AN
45225L

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Gray

GM Dark Gray

16CN
45221L

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Very Dark Gray

GM Very Dark Gray

16DN
45866L/45872L

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Black 19N

GM Black

19N
99L/4428L

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Light Blue

GM Light Blue

24AN
43617LH

1979

Chevrolet, Buick and Pontiac

1979 GM Dark Blue

GM Dark Blue

24CN
45238LH/45240LH

1979

Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Midnight Blue

GM Midnight Blue

29DN
45237LH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Willow Green

GM Dark Willow Green

44CN
45863L/45877L

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Dark Green

GM Dark Green

49CN
45226LH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Yellow

GM Dark Yellow

50DN
45879L

1979

1979 GM Dark Gold

GM Dark Gold

51CN
45878LH

1979

1979 GM Light Doeskin

GM Light Doeskin

59AN
45236L

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Camel Tan

GM Dark Camel Tan

62CN
45222LH/45241LH

1979

Chevrolet

1979 GM Very Dark Camel Tan

GM Very Dark Camel Tan

62DN
45867LH/45873LH

1979

Buick

1979 GM Dark Brown

GM Dark Brown

69CN
43620LH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Medium Red

GM Medium Red

72BN
44267LH

1979

Corvette

1979 GM Dark Carmine

GM Dark Carmine

74CN
45224LM/45243LM

1979

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1979 GM Dark Cedar

GM Dark Cedar

70CN
45874LM

1979

Cadillac Paint Charts and Color Codes for 1979
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

LUCITE® CODE
CENTARI® CODE
DULUX® CODE

YEAR

USE

1979 Cadillac Cotillion White

Cadillac Cotillion White

11

5338L
5338A
5338D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Platinum Metallic

Cadillac Platinum Metallic

15

45177LH
45177A
45177D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Sable Black

Cadillac Sable Black

19

99L
99
93-005

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Sterling Blue Metallic

Cadillac Sterling Blue Metallic

22

44717L
44717A
44717DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Caramel Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Caramel Firemist Metallic

33

45699LH
45699AH
45699DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Atlantis Aqua Metallic

Cadillac Atlantis Aqua Metallic

41

45812LH
45812A
45812DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Blackwatch Green Metallic

Cadillac Blackwatch Green Metallic

49

45202LH
45202AH
45202DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Colonial Yellow

Cadillac Colonial Yellow

54

45194L
45194A
45194D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Laramie Beige

Cadillac Laramie Beige

62

45810L
45810A
45810D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Burnished Gold Metallic

Cadillac Burnished Gold Metallic

68

45813L
45813A
45813DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Postal Road Brown Metallic

Cadillac Postal Road Brown Metallic

69

45805LH
45805AM
45805DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Red Cedar Metallic

Cadillac Red Cedar Metallic

76

45835LM
45835AW
45835DM

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Saxony Red

Cadillac Saxony Red

78

45191LH
45191AM

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Norfolk Gray

Cadillac Norfolk Gray

89

45808L
45808A
45808D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Slate Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Slate Firemist Metallic

90

45814L
45814A
45814D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Pottery Gold Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Pottery Gold Firemist Metallic

91

45815LH
45815AH
45815DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Biscayne Aqua Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Biscayne Aqua Firemist Metallic

92

45817LH
45817AH
45817DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Cedar Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Cedar Firemist Metallic

93

45816LH
45816AM
45816DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Baisl Green Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Basil Green Firemist Metallic

94

45200L
45200A
45200DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Cerulean Blue Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Cerulean Blue Firemist Metallic

94

45732L
45732AH
45732DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Western Saddle Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Western Saddle Firemist Metallic

96

45197LH
45197AH
45197DH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Charcoal Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Charcoal Firemist Metallic

98

45832L
45832A
45832D

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Saffron Firemist Metallic

Cadillac Saffron Firemist Metallic

99

44738LH
44738AM
44738DH

1979

All Models
Cadillac Interior Color for 1979
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE
LUCITŪ CODE

YEAR

USE

1979 Cadillac White

Cadillac White

11N
9625L

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Light Slate Gray

Cadillac Light Slate Gray

13AN
45860L

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Slate Gray

Cadillac Dark Slate Gray

13CN
45861L/45875L

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Gray

Cadillac Dark Gray

16CN
45239L

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Black

Cadillac Black

19N
99L/4428L

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Light Blue

Cadillac Light Blue

24AN
43617LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Blue

Cadillac Dark Blue

24CN
45238LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Blue 26CN

Cadillac Dark Blue

26CN
43615LH/45276LM

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Aqua

Cadillac Dark Aqua

31CN
45862LH/45876LK

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Green

Cadillac Dark Green

49CN
45226LH/45244LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Light Yellow

Cadillac Light Yellow

50AN
45227LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Yellow

Cadillac Dark Yellow

50CN
45228LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Yellow 50DN

Cadillac Dark Yellow

50DN
45868L/45879L

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Gold

Cadillac Dark Gold

51CN
45864LH/45874LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Saddle

Cadillac Dark Saddle

60CN
45229LH/45246LH

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Cedar

Cadillac Dark Cedar

70CN
45865LM/45874LM

1979

All Models

1979 Cadillac Dark Carmine

Cadillac Dark Carmine

74CN
45224LM

1979

All Models
1979 CADILLAC TWO TONE COLOR COMBINATIONS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
76-93
45835LM
Dark Cedar Metallic
1979
76-93
45816LH
Light Cedar Firemist Metallic
1979
19-20
99L
Black
1979
19-20
45814L
Silver Gray Firemist Metallic
1979
29-22
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
29-22
44717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
19-91
99L
Black
1979
19-91
45815LH
Gold Firemist Metallic
1979
49-94
45202LH
Dark Green Metallic
1979
49-94
45200L
Medium Green Firemist Metallic
1979
11-78
5338L
White
1979
11-78
45191LH
Carmine
1979
29-89
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
29-89
45808L
Light Gray
1979
69-96
45805LH
Dark Brown Metallic
1979
69-96
45197LH
Medium Saddle Firemist Metallic
1979
41-92
45812LH
Dark Aqua Metallic
1979
41-92
45817LH
Light Aqua Firemist Metallic
1979
1979 CADILLAC STRIPING COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
SALES CODE
COLOR
YEAR
WSA-848
99L
K
Black
1979
WSA-4483
42881L
J
White
1979
WSA-4721
43592LM
F
Red
1979
WSA-7096
45255LH
C
Dark Blue
1979
WSA-7144
45847L
Dark Gold
1979
WSA-7145
45846L
Light Gold
1979
WSA-8000
45259LH
E
Dark Yellow
1979
WSA-8002
45261LH
V
Orange
1979
WSA-8061
45285LH
R
Dark Green
1979
WSA-8192
45836LH
D
Light Blue
1979
WSA-8193
45837L
N
Light Green
1979
WSA-8194
45882LH
L
Light Aqua
1979
WSA-8195
45838LH
M
Dark Aqua
1979
WSA-8196
45839L
U
Saddle
1979
WSA-8197
45840L
Y
Cedar
1979
WSA-8198
45841L
H
Light Gray
1979
1979 GENERAL MOTORS WHEEL ENAMELS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
WEA-848
99L
Black
1979
WEA-3967
5338L
White
1979
WEA-4964
44717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
WEA-7022
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
WEA-7029
45184LM
Carmine Metallic
1979
WEA-7031
45186LM
Bright Yellow
1979
WEA-7032
45187LW
Red
1979
WEA-7055
45194L
Light Yellow
1979
WEA-7072
45189LM
Dark Carmine Metallic
1979
WEA-8026
45800L
Pastel Blue
1979
WEA-8027
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
WEA-8028
45802L
Pastel Green
1979
WEA-8029
45803L
Medium Green Metallic
1979
WEA-8030
45804L
Medium Beige
1979
WEA-8031
45805LH
Dark Brown Metallic
1979
WEA-8032
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
WEA-8033
45807L
Bright Blue Metallic
1979
WEA-7001
44724L
Medium Blue Metallic
1979
WEA-7054
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
1979 GENERAL MOTORS STRIPING COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
SALES CODE
COLOR
USE
WSA-848
99L
19A
Black Chevrolet
WSA-848
99L
B
Black Oldsmobile
WSA-3967
5338L
11A
White Chevrolet
WSA-3967
5338L
A
White Oldsmobile
WSA-4326
5481L
54A
Gold Chevrolet
WSA-4330
5485LM
75A
Red Chevrolet
WSA-4609
43519L
13A
Silver (Gray) Chevrolet
WSA-4673
43586L
27A
Dark Blue Chevrolet
WSA-4909
44790LH
80A
Bright Orange Chevrolet
WSA-4922
44499LH
49A
Dark Green Chevrolet
WSA-4964
44717L
D
Light Blue Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7004
43516LH
Z
Gold Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7022
45177LH
T
Silver Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-7032
45187LW
R
Red Oldsmobile
WSA-7072
45189LM
M
Dark Carmine Metallic Oldsmobile
WSA-8028
45802L
G
Pastel Green Oldsmobile
WSA-8030
45804L
C
Medium Beige Oldsmobile
1979 OLDSMOBILE TWO TONE COLOR COMBINATIONS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
15-16
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
15-16
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
15-19
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
15-19
99L
Black
1979
22-85
45717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
22-85
447124L
Medium Blue Metallic
1979
40-44
45802L
Pastel Green
1979
40-44
45803L
Medium Green Metallic
1979
61-63
45804l
Medium Beige
1979
61-63
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
79-77
45177LH
Dark Carmine Metallic
1979
79-77
45177LH
Carmine Metallic
1979
1979 CORVETTE TWO TONE COLOR COMBINATIONS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
37-59
45845L
Medium Buckskin
1979
37-59
45205L
Frost Beige
1979
35-72
45843LH
Red
1979
35-72
44770LH
Medium Red
1979
39-10
45207L
Oyster White
1979
39-10
5040L
Classic White
1979
36-28
45844L
Medium Blue
1979
36-28
45844L
Frost Blue
1979
1979 SPECIAL HIGH GLOSS INTERIORS FOR CHEVETTE "T" MODELS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
12AN
45250L
Oyster White
1979
19N
99L
Black
1979
24AN
45253L
Light Blue
1979
44CN
45880LH
Dark Willow Green
1979
62DN
45881LH
Dark Camel Tan
1979
74CN
45252LH
Dark Carmine
1979
1979 PONTIAC (GRAND PRIX-LEMANS-CATALINA-BONNEVILLE) TWO TONE COLOR COMBINATIONS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
11-22
5338L
White
1979
44717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
11-61
5338L
White
1979
45804L
Medium Beige
1979
15-16
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
19-15
99L
Black
1979
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
22-85
44717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
44724L
Medium Blue Metallic
1979
40-44
45802L
Pastel Green
1979
45803L
Medium Green Metallic
1979
61-63
45804L
Medium Beige
1979
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
79-77
45189LM
Dark Carmine Metallic
1979
45184LM
Carmine Metallic
1979
1979 PONTIAC (GRAND AM) TWO TONE COLOR COMBINATIONS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
11-77
5338L
White
1979
45184LM
Carmine Metallic
1979
15-29
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
19-56
99L
Black
1979
45190L
Gold Metallic
1979
29-15
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
44-56
45803L
Medium Green Metallic
1979
45190L
Gold Metallic
1979
54-56
45194L
Light Yellow
1979
45190L
Gold Metallic
1979
63-56
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
45190L
Gold Metallic
1979
77-15
45184LM
Carmine Metallic
1979
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
79-56
45189LM
Dark Carmine Metallic
1979
45190L
Gold Metallic
1979
1979 PONTIAC DOUBLE TWO TONE COLOR COMBINATIONS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
11-22
5338L
White
1979
44717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
11-61
5338L
White
1979
45804L
Medium Beige
1979
15-16
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
19-15
99L
Black
1979
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
22-85
45717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
45724L
Medium Blue Metallic
1979
40-44
45802L
Pastel Green
1979
45803L
Medium Green Metallic
1979
61-63
45804L
Medium Beige
1979
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
69-77
45189LM
Dark Carmine Metallic
1979
45184LM
Carmine Metallic
1979
1979 ESPRIT, FORMULA & TRANS AM AND PHOENIX
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
11-16
5338L
White
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
15-16
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
45188L
Silver Metallic
1979
19-15
99L
Black
1979
45177LH
Silver Metallic
1979
19-16
99L
Black
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
22-29
44717L
Light Blue Metallic
1979
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
29-16
45801LH
Dark Blue Metallic
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
50-69
45278LH
Solar Gold
1979
45805LH
Dark Brown Metallic
1979
51-16
45186LM
Bright Yellow
1979
4588L
Gray Metallic
1979
61-63
45804L
Medium Beige
1979
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
63-69
45806LH
Camel Metallic
1979
45804LH
Dark Brown Metallic
1979
69-16
45805LH
Dark Brown Metallic
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
75-16
45187LW
Red
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
75-42
45187LW
Red
1979
45831LH
Red Bird Red
1979
77-16
45184LM
Carmine Metallic
1979
45188L
Gray Metallic
1979
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