Paint Codes.

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Paint Codes.

Postby Speedlaw » Thu Apr 15, 2004 3:26 pm

Ahh, the paint codes thread. It's always missing and hiding somewhere behind all the others. So now it's a sticky.

Copied from our friends at UK-MkIV's.net

Use with caution, double check, etc etc.

As of Model Year 2002

Solid paints Paint No.

absolute red LY3F
amulett red LY3C
bahamas blue LU5A
black L041
bright orange LP2C
brilliant blue LY5K
brilliant yellow LY1B
cameo blue LG5A
campanel white LR9A
candy white LB9A
casablanca LY9G
concept red LW3A
cool white LA9B
cornflower LY5M
daytona red LU3A
double yellow LD1D
evergreen LA6C
fantasia green LR6A
flannel grey LL7E
flash red LP3G
frisian green LL6T
ice blue LJ5B
imola yellow LY1C
india blue LL5M
laser red LY3H
lemon yellow LG1N
maritime blue LA5E
nautical blue LF5G
ontario green LH6J
orange arte LW2B
paprika red LK3A
pastel yellow LF1H
pearl blue LA5G
petrol green LF6C
racing green LB6G
rape flower yellow LJ1B
rave blue LR5D
red LG3L
sari yellow LN1G
shanghai yellow LU1A
soft blue LR5A
star white LU9A
surf blue LA5C
tornado red LY3D
yellow LD1B

brillant black with
clear coat LY9B

underseal LU00
cavity sealant LH00

RAL colours are not listed individually.
For the paint number the "R" is
replaced by an "L"

Metallic paints Paint No.

agate grey LY7L
alu–silver LY7M
arctic grey LS7N
atlas grey LY7Q
cobalt blue LZ5Q
cosmic green LA6P
cyber green LG6V
dark elegance green LV6W
dark nebio blue LV5W
dark silver grey LV7X
dolphin grey LX7Z
elegance green LB6N
etrusco red LS3T
fresgo green LA6W
futura yellow LA1U
golden orange LB2Z
green tendence LA6M
highland green LY6J
jaspis green LX6V
laurel green LY6R
marengo grey LS7P
maya yellow LY1U
melange LY1T
mercato blue LA5M
mineral grey LY7K
moon silver LR7X
nebio blue LL5Y
pine green LB6W
planet silver LR7V
platinum grey LD7X
ravenna blue LA5W
reflex silver LA7W
satin silver LB7Z
silver arrow LG9R
silver blue LB5S
silver grey LD7V
silver sea LY7W
storm beige LA1W
taffeta green LA6N
titanium LY7P
trend blue LD5X
urban grey LD7W
vulcano red LS3P
windsor blue LN5Y
yucca green LS6T

Perlescent paints Paint No.

amethyst grey LZ4V
andorra red LZ8N
arrow grey LZ7W
atlantic blue LZ5R
batic blue LG5T
black magic LC9Z
blue spirit LB5X
blue–anthracite LC7V
blue–atmosphere LC5W
bright green LC6M
cactus green LZ6L
canyon red LC3K
cashmere grey LZ1T
colorado red LB3Y
dark colorado LV3Z
dark spice green LV6X
dark techno blue LV5U
deep blue LB5R
denim blue LZ5W
dragon green LC6P
ebony black LZ9W
fjord blue LR5V
goodwood green LZ6X
green collection LC6W
hibiscus red LZ3L
indigo blue LB5N
inky blue LC5X
jairpur red LZ3S
jazz blue LW5Z
marlin blue LC5R
merlin LZ3W
ming blue LZ5L
moonlight blue LC5M
murano red LC3X
nemo blue LZ5S
nimbus grey LZ7X
nogaro blue LZ5M
oceanic green LC6X
petrol B5W
pine green LZ6S
racing green LZ6H
raven black LZ9V
riviera blue LK5S
ruby red LZ3N
samba brown LZ8P
santorin blue LZ5K
spice green LH6Y
steppe grass LZ6W
techno blue LW5Y
volcano black LZ9U

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Postby KarlM » Thu Apr 15, 2004 5:37 pm

FYI i'm currently working on a searchable XL document. And if i cant be bothered to complete it an Access database

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what colour is this m8?

Postby metz » Sat Jun 12, 2004 10:34 pm

http://www.polo-gt.co.uk/mk3/astrange.html

its same colour as my saloon

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Postby nuttinnew » Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:45 pm

Where, pray tell, is Apricot?








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Postby GroovyCarrot » Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:01 am

Now I notice it, there's a very common one missing.. one which I might consider to be rather important.. Alpine White ;)
I could probably get the code for that tomorrow, I've got a pot of VW touch up paint in the car..

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Postby ste mk1lx » Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:08 pm

hope the mods don't mind me posting this link (if you do please remove) paint codes www.gti16v.org/vwcolors.htm#vwcolors

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Postby robz » Sun Feb 20, 2005 10:09 pm

my paint code (LB6Z Modena Green (or sumfin like that)) isnt on either of these lists, nt that it really matters.

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Postby tupac2makaveli71 » Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:55 pm

you forgot mine :< helios blue metalic, la5y

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Postby Andy1.6 » Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:39 pm

I cant find dragon green, I just wanted to cross check against a can of touch up!!

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Postby Torq-Al » Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:50 pm

Andy1.6 wrote:I cant find dragon green, I just wanted to cross check against a can of touch up!!


It's in there LC6P !!!

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Shadow blue

Postby skinnsy » Sun Oct 26, 2008 10:00 pm

Just wondering if any one knows the new metallic shadow blue code as i am respraying my mk4 and love this colour

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Postby vw-po-low » Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:24 am

I'm not on as they dont do a mark5 in my colour.

Mines. LK7Y But i dont know what the colour is called Storm Gray.

Just had a quick search around google :D

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Re: Paint Codes.

Postby MBlaze » Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:36 pm

i have a 6n black polo and i need to know the paintcode for it,

can anyone help?

Mike

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Re: Paint Codes.

Postby Tim_GTi » Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:50 am

MBlaze wrote:i have a 6n black polo and i need to know the paintcode for it,

can anyone help?

Mike


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Re: Paint Codes.

Postby b1ondie86 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:15 am

Just found mine and it isn't on many lists I can find - if you're looking for a light metallic blue the code is LA5R and it's called Tossa Blue Met! Hope this helps!


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