Volkswagen Bus Original Paint Color Samples

Having your vintage Volkswagen bus re-painted can be an expensive and emotional ordeal, so you want to make sure you choose the right color for the year and body style of your bus. Whether you're doing a stock or custom restoration, everyone loves a classic VW bus painted in an original factory color. To help make the big decision a little easier, we've gathered a collection of photos of vintage vw Type-2 buses painted in the most popular factory colors. The factory paint codes and color names are also shown. So now you'll have a good idea what your bus will look like painted in one of these stock Volkswagen colors. Once you choose a color, take the VW paint name and L-code to your local automotive paint retailer and they should have the proper paint formulas to mix up a batch of Glasurit, Sherwin Williams, Sikkens, Ditzler PPG, Dupont or whatever brand of quality automotive paint you choose. Also, here's a full list of the VW Factory Type-2 Bus Paint Codes.

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VW Kombi Bus in original L87 - Pearl White
Volkswagen color
L87 Pearl White
VW Panel Van in original L31 - Dove Blue
VW color
L31 Dove Blue
Volkswagen color
L512 Velvet Green
VW Panel Van in original L53 - Sealing Wax Red
VW color
L53 Sealing Wax Red
VW Westy Camper in original L53 - Sealing Wax Red
VW colors
L472 Beige Grey over
L53 Sealing Wax Red
VW Kombi Bus in original L380 - Turquoise
Volkswagen colors
L289 Blue White over
VW L380 Turquoise
VW Westy Camper Van in original L346 - Mango Green
VW colors
L347 Seagull Grey over
VW L346 Mango Green
VW Samba Deluxe Bus in original L360 - Sea Blue
Volkswagen colors
L680 Cumulus White
over VW L360 Sea Blue
VW Deluxe Bus in original L555 - Titian Red
Volkswagen colors
L472 Beige Grey over
VW L555 Titian Red
VW Microbus in original L512 - Velvet Green
Volkswagen colors
L87 Pearl White over
VW L512 Velvet Green
VW Samba Bus in original L53 - Sealing Wax Red
Volkswagen colors L73
Chestnut Brown over
L53 Sealing Wax Red
VW Microbus in original L311 - Sand Green
Volkswagen colors
L312 Palm Green over
VW L311 Sand Green
VW Type-II Single Cab Pickup Truck in original L31 - Dove Blue
Volkswagen color
L31 Dove Blue
Volkswagen Double-Cab Pickup Truck in stock L87 - Pearl White
VW color
L87 Pearl White
VW Type-2 Crew Cab Pickup in factory L349 Jade Green
Volkswagen color
L349 Jade Green
VW Type-2 Double Cab Pickup in original L345 - Light Grey
VW color
L345 Light Grey
VW Type-2 Single Cab Pickup Truck in original L380 - Turquoise
Volkswagen color
L380 Turquoise
 
VW Type-II Single-Cab Pickup Truck in factory L512 - Velvet Green
Volkswagen color
L512 Velvet Green
 
VW Type2 Double Cab Pickup Truck in stock L512 - Velvet Green
Volkswagen color
L87 Pearl White over
VW L512 Velvet Green
VW Type II Crew Cab Pickup Truck in factory L456 - Ruby Red
VW color
L456 Ruby Red
 

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