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w.weiland
Posted 2020-05-19 10:16 PM (#598520)
Subject: 59 dodge 2tone question


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I recently acquired a 59 royal 2 door hardtop. Its 2 tone blue. But has vinyl roof. Question is. Is the roof suppose to be top fin color. Or main body color
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ronbo97
Posted 2020-05-19 11:02 PM (#598522 - in reply to #598520)
Subject: RE: 59 dodge 2tone question


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w.weiland - 2020-05-19 10:16 PM I recently acquired a 59 royal 2 door hardtop. Its 2 tone blue. But has vinyl roof. Question is. Is the roof suppose to be top fin color. Or main body color

What is your paint code, Wayne ?

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56D500boy
Posted 2020-05-19 11:14 PM (#598523 - in reply to #598520)
Subject: RE: 59 dodge 2tone question



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Using the 58 paint codes as a guide, the first letter = roof and fins, the second = the saddle and the third = Lower. Probably doesn't work if 59s only used two colours, not three.
From the brochures, it looks like for 1959 the first letter = roof, fins and lower and the second letter = saddle. BUT there are also style numbers (??)/ Ron will tell us what is what.

1958 (with 59 below the 58 sheet):



Example 2 tone blue 1959:



Here are some sample 1959 paint code sheets:







Edited by 56D500boy 2020-05-19 11:26 PM
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w.weiland
Posted 2020-05-20 5:50 AM (#598538 - in reply to #598520)
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iwill have the car home hopefully saturday
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mstrug
Posted 2020-05-20 6:30 AM (#598540 - in reply to #598520)
Subject: Re: 59 dodge 2tone question



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http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?model=Dodge&year=1...

https://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?manuf=Chrysler&cod...

http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/chipdisplay.cgi?year=1959&manuf=Chrysle...

Edited by mstrug 2020-05-20 6:35 AM
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