Paint codes .... Blue and Black

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  1. ChiefRocka

    ChiefRocka Father/Son 69.5 Build

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    Hey guys ...

    Wondering if anyone knew the codes for the "Grabber" Blue and Black ??



    Thanks...


    John
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    Grabber Blue = J
     
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    ChiefRocka Father/Son 69.5 Build

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    Okay is the name of the color actually Grabber Blue??

    what year did that color start in ??
     
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    Mine is a 2012 grabber blue in basecoat/clearcoat. Ford paint code is CI, it's a little darker than the original single stage grabber blue.
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  5. ChiefRocka

    ChiefRocka Father/Son 69.5 Build

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    Wow, that looks sharp !!

    I like it, thanks for the info !!
     
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    Started in 1970 in a Maverick. Maybe sooner in a Mustang/Cougar?
     
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    1970 in the Mustang. My 1970 Fastback was one of the 70 Grabber Special Value package cars. Came in Grabber Blue. -Matt
     
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    Code A for black at least on my Comet GT. ford number 1724-A. Incidentally the Comet GT in code J was Competition Blue. -Matt
     
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    To the OP:

    Grabber Blue and Competition Blue were the same colour, just a different name. It was common practice to give the Mercury colours a more "palatable" name to coincide with the Mercury image.

    Always go by the Ford paint number or the PPG numbers. In 72, the Ford paint codes all went to alpha-numeric codes (3F for Grabber Blue).
     
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