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post #1 of 5 Old 03-26-2007, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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How do I find original color?

What letter in my VIN indicates color? Where can I view a list.

I have found on the fire wall, what I think it the original color and really like it, PO did a bad job of paining it white. when I paint, I think I will go original


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post #2 of 5 Old 03-26-2007, 04:41 PM
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I don't belive it has anything to do with the vin...

http://members.aol.com/brimiljeep/We...pSerialNumbers

http://cjoffroad.com/writeup.asp?WU_ID=13&noAdd=1

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post #3 of 5 Old 03-26-2007, 05:18 PM
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Correct,
On your VIN tag under your hood on the firewall (below the brake master cylinder) there is a two digit number on the second row, in the middle. This is the Paint Code.

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post #4 of 5 Old 03-27-2007, 05:13 PM
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paint

it s in the vin and you can find the color at P.G.P s web sight thay made the stock paint . for amc you just have to type in the paint code and thay will tell you what it was and you can buy the paint on the sight to http://www.ppgcarpaint.com/paints-byoem.php
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-27-2007, 07:52 PM
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Here's another web source that lists colors for years '76-'86 by code and includes a sample of each color as well....

http://www.cjoffroad.com/writeup.asp?WU_ID=30&noAdd=1

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