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August 15, 2020, 09:44:22 PM

Spindle original finish

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this user is offline Guy

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on: December 10, 2019, 08:07:45 PM
As per the title, what was the original finish on the spindles and torsion arms?

I have cleaned mine up but I donít know whatís best to finish them. Powder coat, paint etc

Any experience or advice greatly appreciated


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Reply #1 on: December 11, 2019, 09:02:01 PM
Iím using Raptor on mine to match all the chassis and running gear
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Reply #2 on: December 12, 2019, 12:09:06 PM
The colour codes for a 74 pan are
L41 black for seat frames
L43 grey black for suspension parts, tinware, steering column, handbrake and gear stick
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Reply #3 on: December 12, 2019, 08:35:54 PM
Ok so paint or raptor. I was going to go with raptor mixed with a matting agent for the chassis.


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Reply #4 on: December 12, 2019, 09:22:12 PM
raptor is a hard wearing thicker coat of paint so as in all things buggy whatever you like as it is yours.