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December 22, 2017, 3:56pm Report to Moderator
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hi all
happy christmas
can any one tell me what is the colour of a 62 1200 engine?
plus the colour of the engine bay side panals black or body/chassis?
many thanks and ho ho ho

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Both are black! Note that those side valences are not an especially glossy black. At least to my eye, "chassis black" is a good paint to use there as it's not so glossy as a regular exterior body paint.

--Andy Mace

*Mrs Irrelevant: Oh, is it a jet?
*Man: Well, no ... It's not so much of a jet, it's more your, er, Triumph Herald engine with wings.
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What Andy said. A satin black to hide the oil leaks.  
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December 23, 2017, 10:58am Report to Moderator
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black it is then .thanks guys
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Black, black as night, black as coal, just paint it black.

I feel a song coming on  

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Serial Vitesse racer.

Old Blue.  1995-2001
Silverback. 2001-2007
SofS. 2007 - to date.

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