Original Rocker Cover Colour

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Original Rocker Cover Colour

Postby mattbs1977 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:32 pm

Hi all,

I'm working on my '71 HC, the rocker cover (and engine bay!) are not pretty! The cover has obviously been painted black at some point but it has badly peeled/flaked. I'm planning on stripping it down and re-painting it. Does anyone know the original colour or look of the cover? The engine is painted blue!

The car itself is in Aqua Starmist with onyx.

Cheers, Matt

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Re: Original Rocker Cover Colour

Postby 1972nail » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:16 am

It would have been a low gloss black, a bit more shiney than satin buy not really gloss. Sprayed with black engine paint when all was assembled i would suspect. If it was an SL90 engine then it could have been red.
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