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Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« on: April 05, 2013, 07:25:41 AM »
What was the factory paint finish inside '69 park light/turn signal housings? I have an original set that are pretty rough inside, and seem to have the remains of a white-painted finish, looks like it may have been gloss; is that correct?
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2013, 12:26:03 PM »
Not sure what factory used but I'm thinking it was close to argent silver? I have read some using aluminum color spray can paint and white, too, but mostly a brite silver color probably would work.

What was the factory paint finish inside '69 park light/turn signal housings? I have an original set that are pretty rough inside, and seem to have the remains of a white-painted finish, looks like it may have been gloss; is that correct?
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2013, 01:39:03 PM »
My originals appeared to have been 'white', and since it was intended to be reflective, glossy white would be the most reflective...
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2013, 02:29:03 PM »
They are white.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2013, 06:54:12 PM »
Sorry fellas. White on the front lights and silver on the rear bucket insides. My bad.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2013, 12:57:22 AM »
Thanks Guys, I'll go with a gloss white then.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2013, 12:55:59 PM »
I have restored dozens of the 69 lamps, they are white inside.

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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2013, 05:51:41 PM »
My rear lights were definitely a silver/chrome looking paint.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2013, 04:19:35 PM »
Come to think of it I believe mine was silver. I'll check when I get a chance.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2013, 07:56:47 AM »
Just to clarify, I was referring to the front park light/turn signal housing, not the taillight housing.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2013, 09:41:30 AM »
I think it's a good idea to have the info for both front and rear light housings.
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Re: Park Light/Turn Signal Housing - Interior Paint
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2013, 10:57:41 AM »
Taillight housings were silver inside.
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