USDM Paint Codes

From G1 Prelude

For US market colors that were available during the production run from 1979 - 1982

All information pulled from Honda TSB's (79-001 / 79-019 / 81-007 / 82-008)

1979 Model

Tudor Red and Inverness Blue Metallic were only offered for the Prelude in Hondas '79 lineup.

  • B-14M - Inverness Blue Metallic
    • R-18L - Calm Red Interior
    • R-19L - Soft Red Fabric

  • NH-62M - St. Moritz Silver Metallic
    • R-18L - Calm Red Interior
    • R-19L - Soft Red Fabric

  • R-38M - Tudor Red Metallic
    • YR-35L - Calm Brown Interior
    • Y-11L - Soft Ivory Fabric

Inverness Blue Metallic B-14M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #11662 / Dupont #N7823 / Ditzler #9462 / Sherwin Williams #30672 or 22703
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77093

St. Moritz Silver Metallic NH-62M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #10925 / Dupont #L7887 / Ditzler #33379 / Sherwin Williams #30445 or 22642
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77084 / 093612

Tudor Red Metallic R-38M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #11663 / Dupont #N7892 / Ditzler #72394 / Sherwin Williams #30671 or 22072
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77094 / 093611

1980 Model

All colors offered for the Prelude were available on other models in Honda's '80 lineup.

  • NH-62M - St. Moritz Silver Metallic
    • R-18L - Calm Red Interior
    • R-19L - Soft Red Fabric

  • R-38M - Tudor Red Metallic
    • R-18L - Calm Red Interior
    • R-19L - Soft Red Fabric

  • YR-14M - Longleet Gold Metallic
    • YR-35L - Calm Brown Interior
    • Y-11L - Soft Ivory Fabric

St. Moritz Silver Metallic NH-62M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #10925 / Dupont #L7887 / Ditzler #33379 / Sherwin Williams #30446 or 22642
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77084 / 093612

Tudor Red Metallic R-38M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #11663 / Dupont #N7892 / Ditzler #72394 / Sherwin Williams #30671 or 22072
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77094 / 093611

Longleet Gold YR-14M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #12129 / Dupont #L7938 / Ditzler #24880 / Sherwin Williams #31190 or 22807
  • Touch Up Paint Code #87824

1981 Model

New Vinyl/Fabric combo was introduced to create an more upgraded interior. Offered in Tender Red or Soft Ivory.

  • R-38M - Tudor Red Metallic
    • R-30L - Tender Red Interior
    • R-30L - Tender Red Fabric

  • NH-62M - St. Moritz Silver Metallic
    • R-30L - Tender Red Interior
    • R-30L - Tender Red Fabric

  • B-23M - Windsor Blue Metallic
    • YR-35L - Calm Brown Interior
    • Y-11L - Soft Ivory Fabric

Tudor Red Metallic R-38M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #11663 / Dupont #N7892 / Ditzler #72394 / Sherwin Williams #30671 or 22072
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77094 / 093611

St. Moritz Silver Metallic NH-62M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #10925 / Dupont #L7887 / Ditzler #33379 / Sherwin Williams #30446 or 22642
  • Touch Up Paint Code #77084 / 093612

Windsor Blue Metallic B-23M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #12495 / Dupont #K8071 / Ditzler #15481 / Sherwin Williams #31678 or 22856
  • Touch Up Paint Code #096304

NOTE - New moquette fabric was introduced for 1981 models with vinyl edges on seat and head rests.

1982 Model

Windsor Blue was the only color unique to the Prelude in Honda's '82 lineup.

  • NH-79M - Artic Silver Metallic
    • R-30L - Tender Red Interior
    • R-30L - Tender Red Fabric

  • R-43M - Paisley Red Metallic
    • R-30L - Tender Red Interior
    • R-30L - Tender Red Fabric

  • B-23M - Windsor Blue Metallic
    • YR-35L - Calm Brown Interior
    • Y-11L - Soft Ivory Fabric

Artic Silver Metallic NH-79M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #12938D / Dupont #L8103 / Ditzler #33546 / Sherwin Williams #32330 or 23023
  • Touch Up Paint Code #109892

Paisley Red Metallic R-43M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #12986R / Dupont #L8105 / Ditzler #72514 / Sherwin Williams #32600 or 23030
  • Touch Up Paint Code #109895

Windsor Blue Metallic B-23M Paint Codes(Original paint is Acrylic Enamel)

  • R-M #12495 / Dupont #K8071 / Ditzler #15481 / Sherwin Williams #31678 or 22856
  • Touch Up Paint Code #096304