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- 09-01-09 07:07 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
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How do I find out the original color of a particular Allante?
- 09-01-09 10:00 PM #2
Re: Original color?
Aside from looking in hidden places for the original color, try this:
- Open the trunk and pull up the spare tire cover. There is a large loop inside the lid that allows you to attach it to a hook on the inside of the trunk lid.
- On the left side of the spare tire well, or somewhere, there should be a Service Parts Identification sticker.
- I found my paint code (30U - silver) on the bottom line, third code in from the left.
- Paint codes are here under paint:
- 09-01-09 10:43 PM #3
Re: Original color?
Here you are...
Paint Codes Locations For Cadillac
The paint code for all Cadillac cars are located on the service parts identification sticker. While the sticker is moved around from year to year, it still looks like the ones below. Most labels are white paper sticker, while more moderns ones are a silver label. While most paint codes in our database start out with a "WA", most cars and trucks will start out with a "BC/CC U". BC/CC stands for basecoat/clearcoat, and the U stands for upper or body color.
Two Tone Models: A two toned car will have a "U" followed by the four digit color code for the body color, and an "L" followed by a four digit color code for the lower color or the bumper color.
For a list of touch up paint colors for your Cadillac go here: http://www.automotivetouchup.com/cho...?make=Cadillac
Allante: #3 Spare tire wheel well.
Brougham: #1 Underneath trunk lid
BRX: not listed yet
Catera: #2 Right side of trunk compartment on CD storage compartment door
Cimarron: #3 Spare tire cover panel
CTS: #3 spare tire cover or spare tire wheel well
Deville: #1 underneath trunk lid, or #3 spare tire cover
DTS: #3 spare tire cover or spare tire wheel well
Eldorado: #1 underneath trunk lid, or #3 spare tire cover
Escalade: #4 in the glove box
Fleetwood: #1 underneath trunk lid
Seville: #1 underneath trunk lid, or #3 spare tire cover, or #5 jam of right rear door, also check the firewall
SRX: under rear compartment lid
STS: #3 spare tire cover or spare tire wheel well
XLR: right side under rear compartment cover
This Paint code is U8554 or WA8554.
This paint code is U401E or WA401E.