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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #75 on: March 19, 2014, 10:13:28 PM »
Sounds like paint.  I have a set of what I think are 68 fins (as opossed to 67 fins) that have a drain like the 68 stacks. I do not have any 67's or Nova's to compair.
   Anybody have knowledge of a differance, or a picture of the bottom of 67 fins?
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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #76 on: March 22, 2014, 01:32:52 AM »
Orig stacks have a flat silver paint on the base inside the stack area....I have several old nos ones that shows this......
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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #77 on: March 22, 2014, 01:52:19 AM »
Is this what you're talking about Ed?
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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #78 on: March 22, 2014, 02:46:21 AM »
exactly.....thanks james

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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #79 on: March 28, 2014, 01:25:16 AM »
Here is what I have. Top photo = Original, Bottom photo = NOS (still in box).

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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #80 on: March 28, 2014, 03:01:03 PM »
Do they appear to have silver paint in the area or is it a textured surface?
It also looks as though the matte silver comes all the way to the top on the outside of the stacks, is this correct?

BTW the inner black out in the bottom of the stacks appears to be anodized aluminum in the originals, are the NOS ones the same?

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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #81 on: March 29, 2014, 12:45:34 AM »
The outside of the stacks are painted matte silver right up to the top of the stacks. The insides are chrome plated. The base around the stacks are also chrome plated. It's difficult to capture in a photo but there is just a very small amount of overspray where the matte silver meets the chrome plating at the base of the stacks.

Hope this answers your questions.

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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #82 on: May 20, 2014, 04:33:45 PM »
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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #83 on: November 07, 2014, 06:40:15 PM »
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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #84 on: December 03, 2014, 03:25:31 PM »
The reproduction Hood stack frames are very nice however the components when inspected with a close eye are off.

In order to make the repros look correct they need to have the areas around the stacks painted silver,
The backers in the originals are Black anodized the repros are black vinyl over aluminum or stainless.
Black anodizing isn't really black it is more of a Deep Purple color.
The wire in the original screens is .040 Aluminum  the Repros use .035 Stainless.
















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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #85 on: February 10, 2015, 04:08:01 PM »
hmmm....never noticed this before. Here's what I have. First pic is nos, 2nd pic is good used. Wether it is original production line or not I can't be sure.
But it certainly is paint, looks like a dull aluminum.




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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #86 on: May 26, 2015, 02:27:52 AM »
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Re: 1968 SS hood ornaments
« Reply #87 on: May 26, 2015, 04:14:31 AM »
Update:
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08E   fins      NOR
09D   fins      LOS
09D   fins      LOS
10B   fins      LOS
10B   fins      NOR
10C   fins      NOR
10D   fins      NOR
10D   fins      NOR
10D   fins      LOS
11A   stacks  NOR
11B   stacks  NOR
11E   stacks  NOR
12B   stacks  LOS
01A   stacks  NOR
01A   stacks  NOR
03A   stacks  NOR
03A   stacks  NOR
03A   stacks  NOR
03B   stacks  NOR
03C   stacks  NOR
03C   stacks  NOR
03D   stacks  NOR & LOS
04A   stacks  NOR
04D   stacks
07C   stacks  NOR
07D   stacks  NOR

SS396
08D   stacks  NOR
09E   stacks  NOR
10D   stacks  LOS
10D   stacks  LOS
10E   stacks
11C   stacks
12B   stacks
12E   stacks
01A   stacks
01C   stacks  NOR
01D   stacks  LOS
02B   stacks  NOR
03C   stacks
04B   stacks
05C   stacks
05D   stacks
06A   stacks  NOR
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