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1968 Mustang Colors
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Exterior Colors

Code Name Colors Paint Codes PPG Colors
A Raven Black Raven Black RM A946
RM P403
9300 9000
B Royal Maroon Royal maroon RM 1941 50746
D Acapulco Blue blue RM 1935 13357
F Gulfstream Aqua Gulfstream Aqua RM 1942 13329
I Lime Gold Lime Gold RM 1882 42576
M Wimbledon White Wimbledon White RM 1633 8378 or 8734
N Diamond Blue Diamond Blue   11683
O Seafoam Green Seafoam Green RM 1885 43529
Q Brittany Blue Brittany Blue RM 1643 13619
R Highland Green Highland Green RM 1946 43644
T Candyapple Red Candyapple Red RM 1782 71528
U Tahoe Turquoise Tahoe Turquoise RM 1231 12745
W Meadowlark Yellow Meaddow Lark Yellow RM 1949 81584
X Presidential Blue Presidental Blue RM 1950 13356
Y Sunlit Gold Sunlit Gold RM 1951 22833
6 Pebble Beige Pebble Biege RM 1635 22249

Low Gloss Black used on Mustang Hood and cowl 9295

ACCENT STRIPE COLOR; White = 8378, Black = 9000, Medium Blue = 13338, Red = 71243 (PPG colors)

Mustang Interior Colors

Code Color Name Ditzler Code Ford color
  Light Blue Poly 13004  
  Light Aqua Poly 13025  
  Dark Aqua Poly 13044  
  Dark Blue Poly 13056  
  Light Ivy Gold Poly 22670  
  Light Parchment 22780  
  Medium Saddle 22707  
  Dark Nugget Gold Poly 22955  
  Light Nugget Gold Poly 22956  
  Charcoal Black Poly 32506  
  Dark Ivy Gold Poly 43614  
  Dark Red Poly 71588  

Semi Gloss at (20% Gloss)


The following were the interior trim options.

Code Decor
Color Pattern Colors Paint Codes
2A 6A Black vinyl    
2B 6B Blue vinyl    
2D 6D Dark Red vinyl    
2F 6F Saddle vinyl    
2G 6G Ivy Gold vinyl    
2K 6K Aqua vinyl    
2U 6U Parchment vinyl    
2Y 6Y Nugget Gold vinyl    
8A 9A Black comfortweave bench    
8B 9B Blue comfortweave bench    
8D 9D Dark Red comfortweave bench    
8U 9U Parchment comfortweave bench    
7A 5A Black comfortweave    
7B 5B Blue comfortweave    
7D 5D Dark Red comfortweave    
8U 5U Parchment comfortweave    

Convertible top colors were either black or white.

Leave these as neutral parts. sand or bead blast and phosphate or coat with clear acrylic.
Accelerator and linkage
Fan spacer Leaf spring mounting bolts
Air conditioning line
interior fender bolts Shock tower brace bolts
A/C mounting bracket
Fuel tank Shock mounting bolts
Air cleaner wing nut
Fuel tank filler neck Shifter linkage
Fuel tank bolts Steering gear box
Alternaator bracket
Fuel pump Suspension attaching bolts
Ball joints
Gas lines Taillight bodies
Bell housings
Generator brackets Taillight housing nuts
Brake junction block
Grille bolts Transmission
Brake lines
Hood catch Transmmisson crossmember
Carburetor spacer
Hood latch Trunk lock
Clutch llinkage
Hood bolts Trunk lock striker
Differential yoke
Hood hinges Universal joints
Disc brake assembly
Hood hinge bolts Valance panel bolts
Door locks
idler arm Voltage regulator bolts
Door striker
Master cylinder Wheel cylinder bolts
Drive shaft
Oil pressure sending unit Windshield washer pump
Emergency brake llinkage
Parking light bodies Windshield washer bag retaining bolts
Engine accessory bracket bolts
Power steering brackets (1967 & 1968)  
Engine support bolts
Proportioning valve  
Exhaust hangers
Radiator bolts  
Exhaust system
Leaf spring shackles  


The following parts should be painted chassis black
Battery tray
Firewall Rear axle housing
Battery holdown
Front crossmember Shock mounts
Brake backing plates
Generator Spring shield
Bumper braces
lower control arms Starter
Coil springs
Heater motor Support braces
Crankshaft pulley
Hood lock support & brace Undercarriage
Fan Shroud
Radiator Upper contraol arms, front suspension
Fender wells
Radiator support  
Inner fenders