Re: [Chrysler300] 62 Oyster White available?
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Re: [Chrysler300] 62 Oyster White available?

Hi Kai,
I’m no expert on paints, so can’t directly answer your question, offering the paint formula for Oyster White. But I do know there have been several emails in the past, discussing that even using the formulas from 50+ years ago will not necessarily bring you close to the correct shade, using modern paints. Best is if you have a section of your car, hidden all these years from the sun, and match to that color. It’s best to start with the Oyster White formula, then do ‘spray outs’ on small sections of spare metal, to find the best match, or find the shade you like best. 
The Tech Section of our website has the Ditzler paint code. Perhaps there’s a cross reference that your paint supplier can use for the Glasurit cross-reference. 

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On Oct 14, 2019, at 3:04 PM, 'Kai Rentmeister' info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


Hi Group,


As I am restoring my ‘62 300 sport convertible right now, my painter found out that may supply colors or recipes for our cars.

He requested a sample of my Oyster White (WW) and the recipe.

They have plenty of other colors too.

It is important, that you put in “Chrysler” for the manufacturer but put in “all” for the model (not “300 series”).

You can name the correct year and choose your main color class, like “white” or “red” etc… and plenty of results will pop up.


Maybe this could be an option for anyone of our Club?

I am just providing this info - so far no experience.

Maybe someone of you already has?


Kai from Germany


Dr. Kai Rentmeister                                                           

Tierarzt, DiplECVN


Tierärztliche Praxis für Neurologie

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97337 Dettelbach

09324 – 9787630   Tel

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