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56 Chevy- Paint Code #717 Crocus Yellow/Laurel Green

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hans, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. Hans
    Joined: Feb 28, 2006
    Posts: 363


    Is this paint still available?

    Something close?
  2. arkiehotrods
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
    Posts: 5,101


    autocolorlibrary has it in your choice of enamel, urethane, lacquer, or BC/CC. Lacquer, which is original to the car, is $180 a gallon for crocus yellow and $140 for laurel green.
  3. prl98
    Joined: Apr 16, 2007
    Posts: 103


    I have a 56 chev wagon that is crocus yellow and black. I do buy all my stuff at Penensula color and got what I need. The code for the yellow is DCC 81888ALT. This is a PPg code for single stage acrlic urethane. This is what is called an alternate formula, which means it is very close but not exact. Oh it is called saturn yellow in this formula.
  4. burger
    Joined: Sep 19, 2002
    Posts: 2,341

    from burbs

    i have nothing useful to add other than that is my favorite color combination for '56 chevs. if you'd like, i can post some pictures of one that i saw at last year's great american race.

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  5. brandon
    Joined: Jul 19, 2002
    Posts: 6,186


    find a paint store that sells ppg....their omni line has old paint base clear centari has some single stage enamel codes......just had some 61 chevy fawn poly mixed a couple weeks ago...and the price wasn't too hateful....i think 130 a gallon....brandon :D
  6. Gman0046
    Joined: Jul 24, 2005
    Posts: 4,327


    I also own a 56 Chevy that I needed lacquer paint for just recently. Only one supplier in the Louisville, KY area still carries lacquer. Cost me $46 for a pint. How much do you need? You do know you can't use BC/CC over lacquer? If you can't get it anywhere, let me know.

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