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    piant code from VIN#

    Hello i need to replace the rear bumper on my 2004 buick rainier medium metallic red..I found one at a pretty reasonable price and they will also paint it for me to match they say all they need to get a color match is the VIN# they get there paint straight from the dealer. is that possible with just a vin#..or should i get the paint code from the glove box .
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    Re: piant code from VIN#

    Nothing in the VIN will help you with your paint color.

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    Re: piant code from VIN#

    Lefty........they want the vin# prob to run a VIS or build sheet for the correct color code. Just as easy to take the code off the RPO sheet in the glove box.

    But most dealers usually don't stock paint and purchase it from
    the local auto body shop supply jobber.
    SOME large multi-make shops do have their own paint mix
    systems tho.....................
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    Re: piant code from VIN#

    Paint code from the box, as mentioned, or run your VIN through GMVIS (at your local GM dealer) for COMPLETE build data, in the absence of your Build Sheet.

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    Re: piant code from VIN#

    You should be able to find the paint code on the Service Parts Identification Label, which on the Rainer is located in the glovebox. The paint code will be the one that starts with two numbers and ends in U.

    You can also private message me the VIN and I'll look it up in our records.

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    Re: piant code from VIN#

    i found idenification list in the glove box therewas only one that started wit two numbers and ended with u could this be my code for the 1992 special edition silverodo 1500 signed by johnny morris 1 of 10 vin 1gcek14k0nz200218

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    Re: piant code from VIN#

    Quote Originally Posted by pkc5353 View Post
    i found idenification list in the glove box therewas only one that started wit two numbers and ended with u could this be my code for the 1992 special edition silverodo 1500 signed by johnny morris 1 of 10 vin 1gcek14k0nz200218
    Unfortunately that doesn't appear to me a valid VIN in our system, but the that code should be the paint code for your truck.
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