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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 21st, 02, 11:51 AM Thread Starter
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looking for the WA- codes for this paint - anyone know where i can find it??

Paint shop wouldn't help me find it, so now im lost. I'll try to post a pic of the car later if it helps.

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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 21st, 02, 2:39 PM
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I don't know what the "WA codes" mean, but I would go to a different paint shop...

I used 1994 GMC truck color on my Chevelle, and the paint shop looked up all the codes for me...

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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 21st, 02, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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im 21, no speed shop, paint shop or any store for that matter wants to help me out here on LI, oh how great it is to be young.

The guy told me the only way he could get the paint for me was to get the GM paint code - and i have no idea where to look.
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 12:56 AM
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It is on the bottom of the white service parts label that has all the car's option codes on it. A truck has it in the glove compartment and I have seen cars that have it in the trunk attached to the bottom of the cardboard floor.

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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 1:27 AM
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I sound stupid but go to the local Walmart or autoparts store and look at the Touch-up paint bottles in the Auto section. That Blue that you are looking for is very obvious and it should be easy to spot if they have it. Then check the bottle and it will have the 2 digit paint code.

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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 1:49 AM
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Am sorry but any paint store that wont look up a paint code when you have the year and the name is not a store that you should be doing business with. Not only do the color books give you the WA code but also the color name. Your paint guy sounds very lazy or one that cant read. What brand of paint you want, I can get the PPG code and S-W paint code along with the WA code...Eric


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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 10:08 AM
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Hi Ryan, my 1991 Pontiac Grand Am is painted Bright Blue Metallic. All you have to do is go into the paint store and have them get you the code for it. Tell thme the year and the color. I'm sorry, but I don't have a good picture of the car. This is all I have and this was taken before I painted it, note the primer on the hood and roof - http://www.geocities.com/elcamino_1972/grandam.html

I have WA codes in a book at home thur 2000, but I am at school right now and since not many people ask about them, I don't have them with me. I can however get you the WA code off of my grand am later today if you don't find it yourself first.

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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 10:48 AM
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Here is a site where you can punch in the year and see paint colors and get the WA number http://www.paintscratch.com/
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Would that be WA 505 D? Check the pic of the convertible and if that is the color you are shooting for that is the GM paint code.

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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 2:17 PM
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Using that site someone posted...

Mine is listed as "80 / WA 9791"

It is Medium Quasar Blue Metallic from a 1994 GMC Safari van...

Check my sig to see how it looks...

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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 4:13 PM Thread Starter
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heres a pic of my 70




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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 4:20 PM Thread Starter
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Bright Blue Metallic Clearcoat
98/WA9591

think that might be the right code
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old Oct 22nd, 02, 8:06 PM
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My WA code in the trunk of my 1991 Grand Am is WA9614. I have the window sticker and it states clearly Bright Blue Metallic.

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