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bheston

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Floor pan color
« on: April 08, 2018, 11:43:40 PM »
What was the color of the undercarriage (floor pans and tunnel)? My 69 has primer gray floor pans and the tunnel is sprayed black. Iím trying to understand what was done from the factory. 

BillOhio

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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2018, 11:58:55 PM »
There should be some good pictures  of the bottom of floorpans on here. Mine was grey in the tunnel and black to the rockers. Some grey above the gas tank. The body colors on mine really showed up
1969 Z28, Burgandy, numbers matching, 12,900 miles
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1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

william

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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2018, 02:35:02 AM »
http://www.yenko.net/forum/showthread.php?t=140219&page=3

Here's a thread on SYC on a COPO build. IMHO they perfectly re-created the floor pan finish.

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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2018, 12:19:49 PM »
http://www.yenko.net/forum/showthread.php?t=140219&page=3

Here's a thread on SYC on a COPO build. IMHO they perfectly re-created the floor pan finish.

Thanks for the props William, That is one of my resto's. Here is another. That may help both Norwood.

http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=1543.msg10122#msg10122

Thanks Mike
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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2018, 12:50:40 PM »
I use PPG AUE LG black(low gloss)360, correct 30% gloss. It is in the commercial line. High solids so it required reduction to achieve the finish desired. Many don't know about it because not all PPG jobbers carry it. Excellent product line and less expensive than the automotive line. I don't use PPG DPLF since they dropped the old DP line.

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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2018, 02:14:25 PM »
Each car will be a little different. There are significant variations between LOS and NOR.

Pics and details are awesome in the link William posted.
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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2018, 02:21:31 PM »
I was involved with a couple of restos in the late '80s; we just painted them satin black. Lots of time and effort involved to correctly refinish a floor pan like that.

I saw Grady's COPO at MCACN. Awesome resto!

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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2018, 03:01:47 PM »
Mike does outstanding work.  I used sikkens rally black and it is in a sheen that I didnt have to flatten it. It sprays really nice too.  Its a little pricey tho
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1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

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Re: Floor pan color
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2018, 09:57:14 PM »
Mike does outstanding work.
Couldn't agree more; that thread on Grady's COPO was inspiring to follow along with the progress.
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