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Post by Biomedtech on Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:58 am

May be a dumb question but has anyone talked to the folks at the GM Heritage Center to see what they have?

Here's a direct link to the 77 Chevelle Vehicle Information Kit available from them...

http://www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits/Chevelle/1977-Chevrolet-Chevelle.pdf

And for everyone else here the link to the page for all they GM Vehicle Information Kits...

http://www.gmheritagecenter.com/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits.html
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Post by Landonus on Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:51 am

Thanks Biomedtech! I'm totally going to print that off and make a booklet out of it. Great info!
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Post by Landonus on Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:54 am

That also clears up my confusion I had about the Firethorn interior color. Didn't know if it was Firethorn or Oxblood. Reckon' that makes Oxblood a Nova terminology.


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Post by Mcarlo77 on Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:12 am

Oxblood was the darker shade of red used on our '73-'75 "A" bodies. Firethorn is the brighter shade used on '76/'77. To confuse matters, there was also a Maroon on at least '76/'77 (and maybe other years) that looks very similar to Oxblood. www.tcpglobal.com is a good source for identifying paint colors. Look in their Library section.
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Post by Landonus on Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:24 pm

Wow, hate to try and delve into the other colors...
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Post by switchbiker on Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:19 am

Trying to decipher the interior trim code for my 73 laguna. On the cowl tag the TR number is 726. I haven't found a listing for this, anyone know the answer? I'm guessing it's green since the original paint is #44 light green.

Also, my body tag is pretty beat up, is there any company you guys know of that can restore or reproduce it legally?
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Post by Mcarlo77 on Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:16 am

Yep...Dark Green as per TCP Global's website (Auto Color Library).
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