dig in to.
The color on the car is find on the firewall dataplate and is based on 3 letters.
The letter itself tell the color and the combination tells where it was painted.
The number 2 apears on the firewall plate behind paint tells the color of the top
but 2849 is a starchief so it should not be there, but......
OUTSIDE BODY COLORS.
Here comes the coclors for the US cars, note that certin colors where aimed for certin
models. But with a request with zon office cold get you a not pointed color for your modell
with the zon office managers signature.
To try to sell moore cars this year also like the previous year they put upp a choice
of new color sheme.
It was preanosed by this letter.
Notacible her is thar J,L,M,K colors was taken away when the new colors C,X.O.I come
The Letter was issued 15, april, The Color cheme was issued june 2.
Another item on the spring color shet is that the Jubilee Gold Color was on it
that give us a aproximatly time for the Jubilee Cars to arrive.
Kent Gray are close to Starmist Silver
Cadet Blue are close to Squadron Blue
Lomand Green are close to Darby Green.
CARY OVER COLORS
Some other strange part that apear in 58 was the cary over colors.
It was some colors that was used in 57 that was cary over in the 58 color line up.
Thise three colors was named as cary over colors and then renamed.
CONVERTIBLE TOP COLORS
There was a 7 choice color set up for the tops in 1958.
And it could be a pitty to find out what color it was from the factory but below
you se the choice and also the number of the color that is usaly stamped
on the body plate on the firewall.
Some colors was detected for certain modells my own teory was that if you bend the
dealers arm you sure could get your own choise.
CHANGE OF COLORS.
If you have a motoor mouth and wanted a not dedicated color you could get another
color on your car if you get your order signed.
Here is a copy from the presale confidential information.
They also state that anu 3 tone combinations are NOT gone be allowed
could had been cool.
HERE IS AN EXAMPLE ON SPECIAL ORDERED COLOR FROM THE BODY PLATE OF ONE
OF MY STAR CHIEF SAFARIS.
Burma Green and Calypso was not a Pin Pointed color for the 2793D modell but
maybe´the story was like this.
" There is a Buick dealer down the road and if you cant get me this safari in
those colors I walk down there, well the dealer said just gone make a call
to see ....." and there it was SPECIAL ORDER SPL.
An important observation here is that you cant see on the body plate or anywhere
on the car what color the wheels of the car had.
The colors of wheels with sertin paintjobs is described in the master parts catalog,
Here is the combinations issued. The 4,th letter is the wheel color.
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