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06-01-2012, 06:44 AM
I'm painting the engine bay while the engine is out
My steering box has been rebuilt by prevoius owner and is silver
What colour should it be?
Thanks in advance
06-01-2012, 09:46 AM
The LCOC Mark II Authenticity Manual would be a good investment to guide your detailing.
06-01-2012, 10:11 AM
Should the aluminum cover be left plain?
06-01-2012, 11:27 AM
Power steering pump, reservoir and gear box - gloss black
Mounting bolts and nuts to chassis - unplated
Bleed screw on gear box cover - zinc
Housing cover on gear box - unpainted
Bracket, mounting on engine - engine color
Bracket mounting on pump - black
Bolts - zinc
Lock washers - cadmium
Pulley - black
Fastener on top of Vickers reservoir - either star nut, square nut, or wing nut
if star nut - chrome
if square nut - black
if wing nut - cadmium
Threaded Cap on top of Eaton reservoir - black
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06-01-2012, 06:19 PM
I agree the AM would be a good investment I have one for 58-60 Tbirds
One good thing is that there are no Marks to compare to here so I can get away with a few things
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