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Auburn 680 Misc Engine Parts- Green or Black?

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09 Feb 2020 22:50 #39475 by IndycarBruce
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I should be getting my overhauled short block back from my engine re-builder soon. I bought the appropriate drab green engine paint from Auburn Cord Parts & will paint the block, head and other parts. I am not sure which color I should paint some of the other parts though.
1) I'm rebuilding the Carter BB1 carburetor and I have it nice & clean. I used a brass wire wheel on the exterior. Should I paint the exterior black or just use a clear coat over the cast iron?
2) Oil pan- drab green or black? (I saw a picture of the underside of a 1929 Auburn 890 and the oil pan was black.)
3) Rear engine mount (houses the flywheel)- drab green or black? (The rear engine mount on the above 890 was drab green.)

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Bruce Wolfe

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10 Feb 2020 16:08 #39476 by RandyEma
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Hello The Bell housing and oil pan are drab green the carb is not an orig so color is up to you R

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10 Feb 2020 23:55 #39477 by IndycarBruce
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Thank you Randy.

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12 Feb 2020 00:08 #39487 by pete kelly
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Hi Bruce
Check your private messages by clicking on your icon and going to privat messages on the drop down.
Pete

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