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the L should be dropped for the codes like 027 there is no L in it . the L is used by VW and Audi corp and the CARS that were built on there plants .
on the other hand you can use the german ward for paint as Lackierung or autolack .
on the early porsches it stood for lesonal . it was to tell what plant the car was built in like karmann or vw audi . later when all porsches had to use BASF coating by contract the L was dropped .
for instance if you go into the BASF color look up and tipe in the L or 027 making it L027 you will get a reply that states no information found invalid color code .
unless it's a hold over color as of 1973 when the contract was signed that all porsches had to only use BASF products all color codes are only 3 digits or letters or a combo of them but only 3 .
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