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1972 chevy pickup engine color?

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im looking for an chevy engine oarnge paint. cant find one on amazon or other sourses. does anyone know a close paint. also looking for the color of a 71 dodge charger and a 70 Plymouth. 

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Common Testor "little bottle" orange is very close to Chevy Engine Orange. I'm not 100% sure they were still using that in 1972, or if everything had been switched over to Chevy Engine Red by that time. (CER was used on ALL 396-427-454 engines during this timeframe.) Testor Model Master had Chevy Engine Red in both enamel and acrylic. 

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What engine for the Dodge and Plymouth ?

 

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https://www.amazon.com/Rust-Oleum-248941-Automotive-Accessories-12-Ounce/dp/B002JFQUT4/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=chevy+orange+paint&qid=1579597740&sr=8-1

AutoZone and Advance Auto Parts also has it by VHT and Duplicolor, respectively.

 

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19 hours ago, Snake45 said:

I'm not 100% sure they were still using that in 1972

Check post #9 HERE.

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IIRC , Chevrolet switched to Chevy Engine Blue in '74 , at least the Mark IV ( big block ) series . 

I've seen a number of original light duty pickups with their original SBC , esp. the 1970-1980 models (e.g. , 1967-1972 & 1973-1987) , and I seem to recall them being Chevy Orange ( 327 , 350 ) and Chevy Red-Orange ( including the one-year-only 2Bbl 396 in the 1969 C-20 ) . The engines were Chevy Blue in 1974 - 1981 ; GM Corporate Blue starting around 1977 or so . Black engines were introduced for 1982 or so (excepting "build-out" supplies , though I don't seem to recall ever seeing one of those).

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For what it's worth my new '74 Chevrolet CC1500 short step side with the 454 engine was painted a red/orange color. 

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6 hours ago, SfanGoch said:

Check post #9 HERE.

I'm on that forum, great resource.

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