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TR2/3/3A what color should it be...?


Jedi Warrior
OK, a few color questions for the masses?

What color should the bonnet prop rod (including hook mechanism) be painted?

What color should the boot prop rod be painted?

What color should TR3A rear bumper overider brackets be painted? And the long extension tube that rides in the box section?

What color should radiator steady rods (metal rod attaches upper radiator to each wheel well) be painted?

What color should the accelerator pedal assembly be (pedal shaft, bearing housings, and lever)?

Thanks for the tips! My car is far from original but these are easy items to paint whatever color is correct.

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Jedi Trainee
The judging Standards are the last word.........but I believe the prop rod is painted the same as the body, the overider brackets are matte black, Radiator steady rods car color, and pedal shaft...........I give up! I think it's black, with the actual pedal natural metal.........but then again I could be wrong...anyone else care to advise?


Jedi Knight
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Luke Skywalker
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So glad I did not read the Judging standards prior to painting all the little parts. They look better black on my car!



Jedi Warrior
From my own notes -

Prop rod - body color. Safety catch - natural mazak
Boot prop rod - body color
Rear overrider brackets and extn tube - black
Radiator steady rods - black
Accelerator pedal and lever - blackened metal (not paint)

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