Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

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Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#1 Post by Dave Whittick » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:27 am

I asked this question in another thread but it got buried. I'm looking for the correct finish for the fuel line P clamp and supporting bracket that's on the front (flywheel side) of the shroud.

Is the p clamp yellow cad and the bracket fan shroud color?

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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#2 Post by Doug McDonnell » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:33 pm

The clamp I bought from Stoddard 5 years ago was yellow cad but I don't think they were that color originally.
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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#3 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:07 pm

I go with clear cad on mine.

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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#4 Post by Vic Skirmants » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:32 am

How about the bracket?

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#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:44 am

Also cad.

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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#6 Post by Doug McDonnell » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:47 am

Probably Zn not CAD back in those days.
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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#7 Post by Dave Whittick » Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:08 pm

Doug McDonnell wrote:Probably Zn not CAD back in those days.
Agreed although mine definitely seems to have paint on it that matches the shroud.

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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#8 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:36 pm

I'm sure Doug is correct. The parts manual lists the bracket and clamp but no description of coating. The bolt holding the clamp to the bracket is listed as galvanized. I think a lot of us go with clear cad as it has a nicer appearance.

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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#9 Post by Dave Whittick » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:01 pm

Another painted L bracket
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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#10 Post by Doug McDonnell » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:59 pm

That is a picture from my car. After I restored it so can't guarantee correct.
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Re: Finish on P Clamp and bracket for fuel line on shroud

#11 Post by Dave Whittick » Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:45 pm

Doug McDonnell wrote:That is a picture from my car. After I restored it so can't guarantee correct.
I actually think that yours is correct based on what I've found. My car is an unmolested survivor and once I removed the build up of grease and dirt, I discovered the light grey paint. I took a brass wire wheel to it to clean it up and there wasn't any plating under the paint, just the raw metal. Considering that other brackets are paint to match and bolted to the shroud, it doesn't surprise me that this one is painted as well.

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