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43 “paintable” parts on Studebaker Avanti


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43 “paintable” parts on Studebaker Avanti

This list is created from hours of searching enthusiast lists, groups, and websites, and help from http://home.comcast.net/~njnagel/

additions/corrections/suggestions welcome to 63Avanti@sterkel.org

Location

Part:

Color:

Notes, including expert references:

accessory

Jack Handle

Black: Flat

accessory

Jack

Red

need actual hue/shade

body

inlet (behind the grill)

body color

body

Inside Hood

body color

body

trunk latch mechanism and striker

body color

???

Engine Compartment

Fan shroud

Black: Flat

black fiberglass, not painted (StudeRich)

Engine Compartment

Coolant Tank

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Distributor

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Fuel Pump

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Heads

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Intake Manifold

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Oil Pan

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Power Steering Pump

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

R1/R2 Engine Block

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Radiator

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

Steering Components

Black: Semi-Gloss

steering coupler between column and gearbox (Stan Gundry )

Engine Compartment

Water Pump

Black: Semi-gloss

Engine Compartment

R4 Engine Block

Blue

need actual hue/shade

Engine Compartment

Fender (inside)

body color

Engine Compartment

Firewall

body color

Engine Compartment

R2/R3 Air Cleaner

chrome

Engine Compartment

Valve “Breather” Caps

chrome

Engine Compartment

Valve Covers

chrome

Engine Compartment

R1 Air Cleaner

chrome w/ black base

Engine Compartment

AC

natural

Engine Compartment

Carburator

natural

Engine Compartment

R2/R3 Air box

natural aluminum

Engine Compartment

Brake Master Cylinder

natural cast iron

Engine Compartment

Exhaust Manifold/Headers

natural cast iron

Eastwood Gray (StudeRich)

Engine Compartment

Transmission Dip Stick (Manual)

none

Engine Compartment

Fan

Orange-Red

need actual hue/shade, suggestion: 1. close to Chevy Orange, but tends a little more towards red (njnagel@flycast.net) 2. Red Orange, the reddest Chevy Orange you can find. (StudeRich)

Engine Compartment

R2/R3 supercharger

Orange-Red

Orange/Red more orange than red. (StudeRich), Semi-gloss Black are replacement units from Paxton (StudeRich)

Engine Compartment

R3 Engine Block

Red

need actual hue/shade

Engine Compartment

Distributor cover

stainless

Engine Compartment

Oil Dip Stick

stainless

Engine Compartment

Transmission Dip Stick (Auto)

yellow

need actual hue/shade: suggestion: 1. Pale Yellow (StudeRich)

suspension/frame

Axle/Differential

Black: Semi-Gloss

suspension/frame

Brake drum

Black: Semi-Gloss

suspension/frame

bumper hangers

Black: Semi-Gloss

suspension/frame

Drive Line

Black: Semi-Gloss

suspension/frame

frame

Black: Semi-Gloss

(StudeRich)

suspension/frame

Front Suspension, A-frame

Black: Semi-Gloss

suspension/frame

Transmission

Black: Semi-Gloss

suspension/frame

hubcaps/wheel covers

stainless, polished (brushed between "spokes", black inset accents)

Suggestions: 1. flat black appliques sometimes seen on eBay, 2. There is a silver paint finish on the back ground between the "spokes" (John Poulos) 3. Krylon 1401 Bright Silver or more closely I think is their 1403 Dull Aluminum (Ted Harbitt), 4. brushed dull stainless (StudeRich)

suspension/frame

Exhaust pipes/muffler

natural

aluminized steel (silver) (StudeRich)

suspension/frame

Brake calipers

natural cast iron

Eastwood cast Iron Gray (StudeRich)

suspension/frame

wheel 1964

White: "Astre White"

Formula at http://www.ncsdc.com/TechnicalPages/PaintForms.htm

suspension/frame

wheel 1963

White: "Creamy"

need actual hue/shade, suggestions: 1.$4.00 can Sherwin William's Antique white, the S.I. paint

is way too expensive (John Poulos) 2. I found a 1963 Volkswagen white that is a near perfect match. (Lewis Schucart) 3. Ford Wimbledon White, AKA Ford Truck White, is almost an exact match of the original color of Studebaker Avanti rims (Stan Gundry) 4: Formula at http://www.ncsdc.com/TechnicalPages/PaintForms.htm

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