1983 GM Group Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1983 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 1983
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

DuPont® Code

YEAR

USE

1983 GM White

GM White

10

5040

1983

Corvette

1983 GM White

GM White

11

5338

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Silver Sand Metallic

GM Silver Sand Metallic

15

C8301

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Bright Silver Metallic

GM Bright Silver Metallic

16

B8320

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Gray Metallic

GM Medium Gray Metallic

18

B8321

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Black

GM Black

19

99

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Light Blue Metallic

GM Light Blue Metallic

20

B8322

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Light Royal Blue Metallic

GM Light Royal Blue Metallic

22

B8308

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Medium Blue Metallic

GM Medium Blue Metallic

23

B8223

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Dark Royal Blue Metallic

GM Medium Dark Royal Blue Metallic

27

B8304

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Light Gray Fern Metallic

GM Light Gray Fern Metallic

42

B8309

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Dark Gray Fern Metallic

GM Dark Gray Fern Metallic

48

B8303

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Gold Metallic

GM Gold Metallic

53

B8327

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Gold Wing Metallic

GM Gold Wing Metallic

55E

B8392

1983

Chevrolet and Pontiac

1983 GM Light Sand Gray

GM Light Sand Gray

60

B8307

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Light Briar Brown Metallic

GM Light Briar Brown Metallic

62

B8310

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Light Bronze Metallic

GM Light Bronze Metallic

63

B8324

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Dark Bronze Metallic

GM Dark Bronze Metallic

66

B8325

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Dark Briar Brown Metallic

GM Dark Briar Brown Metallic

67

B8305

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Spectra Red

GM Spectra Red

70

B8296

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Autumn Maple F/M Metallic

GM Autumn Maple F/M Metallic

74

B8385

1983

Buick and Oldsmobile

1983 GM Spectra Red

GM Spectra Red

75

B8115

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Dark Autumn Maple Metallic

GM Dark Autumn Maple Metallic

78

C8310

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Midnight Sand Gray Metallic

GM Midnight Sand Gray Metallic

82

B8399

1983

Chevrolet and Pontiac

1983 GM Medium Gray Fern F/M Metallic

GM Medium Sand Gray F/M Metallic

87

B8311

1983

Buick and Oldsmobile

1983 GM Light Flax Metallic

GM Light Flax F/M Metallic

91

C8303

1983

Buick and Oldsmobile
GM Interior Color for 1983
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

DuPont® Code

YEAR

USE

1983 GM Graphite

GM Graphite

12DN

C8345

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Gray

GM Medium Gray

15BM

C8346

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Gray

GM Medium Gray

15BN

C8347

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Dark Charcoal

GM Medium Dark Charcoal

17CN

C8339

1983

Oldsmobile

1983 GM Dark Charcoal

GM Dark Charcoal

17DN

C8387

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Black

GM Black

19N

4428

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Medium Dark Royal Blue

GM Medium Dark Royal Blue

22CN

C8334

1983

Oldsmobile

1983 GM Dark Royal Blue

GM Dark Royal Blue

22DN

C8385

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Medium Blue

GM Medium Blue

28BM

C8348

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Blue

GM Medium Blue

28BN

C8349

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Grey Fern

GM Medium Grey Fern

42BN

C8386

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Dark Gray Fern

GM Dark Gray Fern

42DN

C8327

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Light Sand Gray

GM Light Sand Gray

60AN

C8384

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Medium Sand Gray

GM Medium Sand Gray

60BN

C8329

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Medium Saddle

GM Medium Saddle

61BN

D8208

1983

Buick and Oldsmobile

1983 GM Dark Saddle Tan

GM Dark Saddle Tan

61DN

D8217

1983

Buick and Oldsmobile

1983 GM Light Saddle

GM Light Saddle

62AN

C8352

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Saddle

GM Medium Saddle

62BN

C8353

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Doeskin

GM Medium Doeskin

64BN

C8101

1983

Chevrolet and Pontiac

1983 GM Dark Bronze Metallic

GM Dark Bronze Metallic

64CM

C8350

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Dark Bronze

GM Dark Bronze

64CN

C8351

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Dark Briar Brown

GM Medium Dark Briar Brown

67CN

D8392

1983

Oldsmobile

1983 GM Dark Briar Brown

GM Dark Briar Brown

67DN

C8383

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Carmine

GM Carmine

74CN

45224

1983

Corvette

1983 GM Medium Dark Maple

GM Medium Dark Maple

77CN

D8391

1983

Oldsmobile

1983 GM Dark Maple

GM Dark Maple

77DN

C8115

1983

Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac

1983 GM Dark Argent

GM Dark Argent

D8315

1983

Corvette
Chevrolet & GMC Truck Exterior Colors for 1983
SAMPLE

COLOUR

MFG. PAINT CODE

DuPont® Code

YEAR

USE

1983 GM Gloss Black

Chevrolet Gloss Black

09

B8260

1983

S-Series

1983 GM White

Chevrolet White

12

817

1983

C10/C30 Series, G10/C30 Series, Medium Duty and S-Series

1983 GM Medium Pebble Gray

Chevrolet Medium Pebble Gray

16

B8251

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Light Slate Gray

Chevrolet Light Slate Gray

17

B8235

1983

C10/C30 Series, G10/C30 Series and S-Series

1983 GM Black

Chevrolet Black

19

99

1983

C10/C30 Series, G10/C30 Series, Medium Duty and S-Series

1983 GM Light Blue

Chevrolet Light Blue

21

B8237

1983

C10/C30 Series, G10/C30 Series and S-Series

1983 GM Medium Blue

Chevrolet Medium Blue

23

B8041

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Dark Blue

Chevrolet Dark Blue

29

B8139

1983

C10/C30 Series, G10/C30 Series, Medium Duty and S-Series

1983 GM Light Jadestone Metallic

Chevrolet Light Jadestone Metallic

44

B8247

1983

G10/C30 Series

1983 GM Medium Juniper

Chevrolet Medium Juniper

45

B8252

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Dark Juniper

Chevrolet Dark Juniper

48

B8253

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Dark Jadestone Metallic

Chevrolet Dark Jadestone Metallic

49

B8248

1983

G10/C30 Series

1983 GM Bright Yellow

Chevrolet Bright Yellow

51

B8242

1983

S-Series

1983 GM Almond Metallic

Chevrolet Almond Metallic

65

B8240

1983

S-Series

1983 GM Medium Tan

Chevrolet Medium Tan

67

B8254

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Dark Bronze Metallic

Chevrolet Dark Bronze Metallic

68

B8246

1983

C10/C30 Series

1983 GM Dark Tan Metallic

Chevrolet Dark Tan Metallic

69

B8249

1983

G10/C30 Series

1983 GM Carmine

Chevrolet Carmine

70

45826

1983

C10/C30 Series and G10/C30 Series

1983 GM Red Orange

Chevrolet Red Orange

71

B8250

1983

S-Series

1983 GM Bright Red

Chevrolet Bright Red

72

B8241

1983

S-Series and Medium Duty

1983 GM Medium Bright Raisin

Chevrolet Medium Bright Raisin

75

B8255

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Black Cherry

Chevrolet Black Cherry

77

B8257

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Wheatland Yellow

Chevrolet Wheatland Yellow

87

43536

1983

Medium Duty

1983 GM Tangier Orange

Chevrolet Tangier Orange

88

31

1983

Medium Duty
1983 GENERAL MOTORS WHEEL ENAMEL COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
YEAR
848
99
Black
1983
3967
5338
White
1983
7211
B8115
Spectra Red
1983
7684
B8303
Dark Grayfern Metallic
1983
7686
B8304
Medium Dark Royal Blue Metallic
1983
7688
B8305
Dark Briar Brown Metallic
1983
7690
B8307
Light Sand Gray
1983
8238
B8308
Light Royal Blue Metallic
1983
8239
B8309
Light Grayfern Metallic
1983
8240
C8310
Light Briar Brown Metallic
1983
8358
C8301
Silver Sand Metallic
1983
8486
C8310
Dark Autumn Maple Metallic
1983
1983 GENERAL MONTORS MISCLEEANEOUS WHEEL COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
7227
D8236
Bright Argent T Body Only
848
4428
Gloss Black F Body Only
7114
D8399
Midnight Sand Gray Metallic F Body Only
7227
D8236
Bright Argent F Body Only
7227
D8236
Bright Argent J Body Only
848
4428
Gloss Black Pontiac Usage
5070
D8144
Dark Gray Pontiac Usage
1983 GENERAL MONTORS STRIPING COLORS
MFG. PAINT CODE
STOCK NO.
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
848
99
B
Black Buick and Oldsmobile
3967
5338
A
White Buick and Oldsmobile
4721
43592
R
Red Buick and Oldsmobile
7004
43516
Z
Gold Metallic Buick and Oldsmobile
7022
45177
Silver Metallic Buick
7054
45188
Gray Metallic Pontiac
7236
C8034
55A
Gold Chevrolet
7372
C8147
77A
Light Maple Chevrolet
7626
C8389
63A
Light Briar Chevrolet
7627
C8390
68A
Dark Briar Chevrolet
7633
C8392
23A
Light Royal Blue Chevrolet
7634
C8393
28A, E
Dark Royal Blue Chevrolet, Buick and Oldsmobile
7639
C8398
41A, G
Light Gray Fern Chevrolet, Buick and Oldsmobile
7640
C8399
47A
Dark Gray Fern Chevrolet
7684
C8303
H
Dark Royal Blue Metallic Oldsmobile
7686
C8304
J
Dark Royal Blue Metallic Oldsmobile
7688
C8305
D
Dark Briar Brown Metallic Oldsmobile
7690
C8307
13A, S
Sand Gray Chevrolet, Buick and Oldsmobile
7744
C8328
C
Dark Briar Brown Buick and Oldsmobile
7745
C8329
M
Dark Autumn Maple Oldsmobile
7796
C8301
16A
Sand Gray Chevrolet
8323
C8331
Medium Gray Fern Pontiac
8324
C8330
Medium Royal Blue Pontiac
8325
C8332
Medium Briar Brown Pontiac
8326
C8333
Autumn Maple Pontiac
8486
C8310
N
Dark Autumn Maple Metallic Oldsmobile
1983 GENERAL MOTORS MISCELLANEOUS COLOR INFORMATION
STOCK NO.
COLOR
CORPORATE COLOR
YEAR
817
White  
1983
7651
Blue #1 Chevrolet
1983
4652
Blue #2 Buick
1983
7692
Red #1 Pontiac
1983
7694
Red #2 Oldsmobile
1983
1983 GENERAL MOTORS INTERIOR TRIM CODES & COLORS
TRIM COMB. NO.
FISHER CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
17
7708
C8339
Medium Dark Charcoal Oldsmobile
7713
C8387
Dark Charcoal Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7713
C8387
Dark Charcoal Chevrolet and Pontiac
19
848
4428
Black Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
22
7703
C8334
Medium Dark Royal Blue Oldsmobile
7625
C8385
Dark Royal Blue Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7625
C8385
Dark Royal Blue Chevrolet and Pontiac
42
7705
C8386
Medium Gray Fern Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7705
C8386
Medium Gray Fern Chevrolet and Pontiac
7621
C8327
Dark Gray Fern Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
60
7622
C8334
Light Sand Gray Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
60
7622
C8384
Light Sand Gray Chevrolet and Pontiac
7623
C8329
Medium Sand Gray Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
61
7404
D8208
Medium Saddle Tan Buick and Oldsmobile
7406
D8217
Dark Saddle Tan Buick and Oldsmobile
64
7406
C8101
Medium Doeskin Chevrolet and Pontiac
67
7295
D8392
Medium Dark Briar Brown Oldsmobile
8292
D8383
Dark Briar Brown Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7504
C8383
Dark Briar Brown Chevrolet and Pontiac
77

8293

C8391
Medium Dark Maple Oldsmobile
7298
C8115
Dark Maple Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
1983 CORVETTE INTERIOR TRIM CODES & COLORS
TRIM COMB. NO.
FISHER CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
12
7701
C8345
Graphite Corvette
15
7702
C8346
Medium Gray Metallic Corvette
7715
C8347
Medium Gray Corvette
19
848
4428
Black Corvette
28
7727
C8348
Medium Blue Metallic Corvette
7766
C8349
Medium Blue Corvette
62
7769
C8352
Light Saddle Corvette
7770
C8353
Medium Saddle Corvette
64
7767
C8350
Dark Bronze Metallic Corvette
7768
C8351
Dark Bronze Corvette
74
7039
C45224
Carmine Corvette
74
7794
C8315
Dark Argent Corvette
1983 GERNERAL MOTORS VINYL ROOF RETAINER MOLDING COLORS
GM CODE
FISHER CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
11
3967
D8369
White Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
27
7686
D8372
Medium Dark Brown Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
67
7688
D8373
Dark Briar Brown Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
78
8486
D8374
Dark Autumn Maple Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
60
7690
D8375
Light Sand Gray Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
91
8360
D8378
Light Flax Metallic Buick and Oldsmobile
42
8239
D8383
Light Gray Fern Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
1983 GERNERAL MOTORS VINYL ROOF RETAINER MOLDING COLORS
FISHER CODE
STOCK NO.
COLOR
USE
3967
5338
White Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
8358
C8301
Silver Sand Gray Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
848
99
Black Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
8238
B8308
Light Royal Blue Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7686
B8304
Medium Dark Royal Blue Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
8239
B8309
Light Gray Fern Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7684
B8303
Dark Gray Fern Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
8240
B8310
Light Briar Brown Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7688
B8305
Dark Briar Brown Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
8237
B8385
Autumn Maple F/M Metallic Buick and Oldsmobile
8486
C8310
Dark Autumn Maple Metallic Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7692
B8311
Medium Sand Gray F/M Metallic Buick and Oldsmobile
8360
C8303
Light Flax F/M Metallic Buick and Oldsmobile
7690
B8307
Light Sand Gray Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
7211
B8115
Spectra Red Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac
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