1970 "Interior Paint code help"?

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wantaeliminator
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1970 "Interior Paint code help"?

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Post by wantaeliminator » 11 Jul 2019, 19:54

Hello All,

I am looking to paint my steering column, metal dash, AC vents and glove box door etc.. In Med. Blue poly / metallic. This is for a 1970 Cougar, Pastel Blue exterior with a Std, Medium blue interior.

What I have been able to find out so far"

Ditzler Code = #12989 in a semi gloss color. #13920 on a Ditzler Flatt Matte.
Dupont - # 9135 ( LH ?)

I can't seem to reference the above codes.. :wall:


I am under the belief that these parts all should be semi-gloss.

Anyone restored and re-painted a STD Blue interior cougar and can help with some up to date cross references to today's paints?

Thanks for considering. Big Thanks

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Post by katnip302 » 12 Jul 2019, 15:00

Hello Chris, I believe the semi gloss and matte Blue interior colors were both used on the interior trim components.
Here's a reference link: http://www.mercurystuff.com/1970-color- ... index.html
Also, the Black paint code for the Eliminator hood scoop is listed on one of exterior color code charts.
I believe the steering column and lower dash components would all be Black on 70 Eliminator...even with Blue interior.
Hope this helps you out.
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Post by 70b302cat » 12 Jul 2019, 17:29

Here is a photo of the blue standard interior in a 1970 pastel blue Eliminator that I used to own.
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Post by wantaeliminator » 13 Jul 2019, 00:07

Thanks Gary and Dave! That is the picture Mike sent to me, and shows the column and lower metal dash to be blue. I am going to run with that look for my 70 Eliminator.

Much appreciate the help.

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Post by katnip302 » 14 Jul 2019, 07:11

Hello Chris, We had a great phone chat on Saturday afternoon. Dave's past-owned Pastel Blue exterior / Blue Interior 70 Eliminator is obviously a correct example of what the interior in your like 70 Eliminator should look like. Dave would be a trusted authority on this topic. I hope the refinishing process for your interior components turn out very well.
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