1968 Plymouth GTX

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 22, 2023 3:41 pm
I always thought the colors were unique to the letter code, B all blues, F all greens, etc. Strange that Q was several different colors, there's more letters than basic colors so why do that?

Anyway, cool color, looking forward to seeing the whole car in it
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 22, 2023 8:35 pm
I believe the first letter indicates the year it was produced.
E=69
F=70
G=71
etc
Second is colour, third is shade

A good read here[*].https://www.dodgegarage.com/news/articl ... olors.html

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 22, 2023 10:58 pm
myke wrote:I believe the first letter indicates the year it was produced.
E=69
F=70
G=71
etc
Second is colour, third is shade

A good read here[*].https://www.dodgegarage.com/news/articl ... olors.html



Fender tag in that article doesn't look anything at all like mine:
Fender Tag 1.JPG


Notice the second line up from the bottom under PNT. You see QQ1 that is the paint code designation as follows:
Paint Code QQ1
First Q is roof color
Second Q is body color
1 = monotone
1968 Coronet R/T


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2023 7:57 am
Im not sure,maybe Plymouth was different from Dodge?Im more familiar with the popular Dodge colours that came out in '69

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This is the fender tag for my 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T:
My Fender Tag.JPG


Notice the paint code is GG1.
Racing Green metallic Paint

Fender tags changed in 1969.
1968 Coronet R/T


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2023 10:03 am
My Charger is a GY9 if memory serves correctly its an ugly green in my opinion but it grows on ya. Still gonna change the color lol Gonna try to keep it a mild custom with some engine mods and color change.
My Plymouth is a Red from factory but its being changed to a Red I like from a unmentionable company.
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Doright wrote:My Charger is a GY9 if memory serves correctly its an ugly green in my opinion but it grows on ya. Still gonna change the color lol Gonna try to keep it a mild custom with some engine mods and color change.
My Plymouth is a Red from factory but its being changed to a Red I like from a unmentionable company.


The unmentionable Dark Red:
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1968 Coronet R/T


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2023 6:52 pm
Right fender after welding up the holes, prepping and one coat of white epoxy as a sealer:

Right Side in White Epoxy Sealer.JPG


Also, media blasted the hinges and sprayed with epoxy.
Hinge in White Epoxy Sealer.JPG


Plan is to spray paint and clear tomorrow.
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This is the fender with all the trim holes welded up along the ridge.
Right Side Final Clear Coat.JPG


Right Side Final Clear Coat 1.JPG


Hinges got painted as well:
Hinge in Clear coated.JPG
1968 Coronet R/T


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2023 7:14 am
Love that tach in that dash!
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