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Old 04-14-2018, 05:39 PM
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1965 Wagoneer Paint code 229

Is there anywhere I can find a relatively unfaded color sample of the paint code listed under the hood of my Wagoneer? Some chip pages I've seen call this number "amber" but my Waggy is a sort of light sage green color, and seems to be original.

Where should I be looking for paint and trim code information?

Thanks for any help,
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Old 04-26-2018, 06:12 AM
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A J-Series Vehicle Parts List [book] for '65 is prob best starting point.
I have a '64 here.
It lists three colors Sylvan Green, Nordic Blue, Amber corresponding with
a three number Trim Code. This appears to be the trim color and level. I don't see an exterior paint code or paint/trim plate illustration.
A old school body supply and auto paint place can prob help - although they might have to mix a couple of samples in laquer.

'65 Brochure is promoting the new color options, so there must be dealer info available from both sales and service literature.
http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/stati...eep/index.html

For example see the '66 Wagoneer brochure posted in here:
http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/stati.../dirindex.html
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Old 05-01-2018, 05:54 PM
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try paintscratch.com?
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Old 05-05-2018, 09:31 PM
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I'm not sure this is too helpful but, I was just looking through the illustrated parts manual and it says paint code 229 is

AMBER (M) (2) (LAQUOR) ACME COLOR 30-5012, DITZLER DAL-21930, DUPONT (202)96557, RINSHED MASON 63W81
(ENAMEL) ACME 22-5012, DITZLER DQE-21930, DUPONT (181)96557

You should be able to get samples or chips from an automotive paint place.

The (M) indicates metallic and the (2) "indicates a second or later type" I think that means two tone.
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