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white 356 shoud

#1 Post by clark callis » Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:07 pm

i have this 356 shroud i am working on, blasting it down to bare metal, originally it was white, which i have heard of, but never seen before. i have been told they came in satin black, gray, silver and white, i have exact match for black and gray, but this is white, and it is not gray, which i thought at 1st, see pics. there is no way you can convince me this is gray,,, so what years / models had white shrouds?
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Re: white 356 shoud

#2 Post by Emil Wojcik » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:23 pm

Sine there's no way to convince you it's gray I won't try to...so I'll only say they didn't come in white.
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Re: white 356 shoud

#3 Post by Dick Weiss » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:20 pm

Some might say it could be a pre-primer, but they were never primed originally.
Maybe a previous owner did it--in White.

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#4 Post by EricMcKinley » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:28 pm

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#5 Post by max handley » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:51 pm

Here you go. I’m old enough to have seen these in person.
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#6 Post by max handley » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:53 pm

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#7 Post by Ron LaDow » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:21 am

max handley wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:53 pm
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Max, many years ago, I claimed 'that ain't gray enough' and bought a rattle-can from Brad at NLA. Yep, it was 'gray enough'.
There are folks who have spent a lot of time making sure it's 'gray enough'; Brad's one of them. And he's one to whom we all al thanks.
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#8 Post by Eric Wills » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:59 pm

I doubt one should pick a color shade using the internet viewing pictures, but here is one for some comparison.......
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#9 Post by Tim Herman » Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:10 pm

The color is Heron Grey, used on Super 90 engines after Silver.
Basically a "T-6 thing"
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#10 Post by max handley » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:43 pm

Definitely looks more white than grey. Unless I’m color blind. I’ve had a heron grey 62 S90 coupe and it has a little more tint of grey then light Ivory of the same year.

I’ve seen several renditions of Heron Grey by well known restoration shops and some like to use more grey tint in there representation.

Color is very subjective and seen differently by many.
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#11 Post by Tim Herman » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:12 pm

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This is a photo of an original paint shroud from a 1962 Super 90.
Only the generator had been replaced on this 18K mile example.
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#12 Post by max handley » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:35 pm

That’s it, thanks Tim.
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#13 Post by Mike Horton » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:49 pm

So the S90 B T5s were the Silver ones?
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#14 Post by max handley » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:24 pm

Mike I believe that’s correct. A T5 B restored by Road Scholars
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Re: white 356 shoud

#15 Post by Martin Benade » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:01 pm

What color for T5 Super?

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