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jim28607

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Black out tail pan and rockers
« on: May 12, 2020, 11:12:35 AM »
I have a 68 rs/ss vert, originally corvette bronze w/black top , when is is resurrected it will be lemans blue w/white a top, should it have black out tail pan and rockers with its new color combo?
Thanks For the input !!
69 RS/SS BB 4 spd
68  RS/SS Convertable BB 4spd

Mike S

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2020, 11:28:10 AM »
Hi Jim,

  Not sure what your paint code is, but this link may help: http://www.camaros.org/exterior.shtml#BlackoutPaint
My 67 L35 Tahoe Turquoise SS/RS has the black tail panel but does not have the rockers blacked out.

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2020, 12:57:56 AM »
Rocker panel blacked out was part of the RS option in '68 (67 RS cars used chrome molding)
 Tail panel black out indicated 396 engine.

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2020, 01:52:53 AM »
Corvette bronze is a beautiful color if the paint is mixed correctly. It's your car but I would leave it as is...Joe
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1968 Z/28 Corvette Bronze. Black Hounds Tooth. 02E Los Angeles born 3/13/1968 pnt OO. Purchased March 1976
1969 SS396 Yellow/Yellow 08E Norwood born 8/28/1969 pnt 76E. Purchased April 1981

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2020, 03:25:59 AM »
Amen.
Doug  '67 RS/SS 396 auto I know the car since new

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2020, 04:08:08 AM »
Corvette Bronze is great color.

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2020, 04:24:10 AM »
Dang it Joe I Love that 68 Configuration, 68 Z Std w/ front guards!

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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2020, 11:11:28 AM »
Dang it Joe I Love that 68 Configuration, 68 Z Std w/ front guards!

Jim
Thanks Jim. I added the front guards & the style trim years ago. Today I wish I would've left it as original....Joe
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Re: Black out tail pan and rockers
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2020, 12:32:30 PM »
I like Lemans Blue - who doesn't?    BUT ... It's a sin to repaint a RARE and beautiful Corvette Bronze '68 to a 'common' lemans blue...   Just put a little elbow grease into polishing/waxing that beautiful bronze and you'll get so many compliments, that blue will be very far from your mind!
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