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emptyhead

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Engine accessories colors
« on: July 14, 2012, 05:39:27 AM »
Hi again guys jut tring to get an idea of what all the other colors of the engine accessories are. Tranny is painted will pick up engine ine a moth or so and paint that, what where all the other stuff bolted to the engine painted. Distributor,intakes,water pump,state rand alt. picks would be great. Thanks

col.halftrack

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2012, 02:27:20 PM »
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 Engine - originally: gray, replacement and ord rebuild: green
 Transmission/Tcase: Gray? or Green?
 Air cleaner: Gloss Black
 Horns: Gloss Black
 Air horn on carb: Gloss Black
 Oil filter housing: Red if the early DeLuxe version (short) or Gloss Black if the military senior (tall ) one.
 Oil filler cap: Red?
 Coil box - Plated
 Dipstick handle: Red?
 Distributor can/shield: Plated
 Fan blade: Gloss Black
 Fan shroud: OD or Black?
 Generator and Starter: Gloss Black
 Bolts holding items to firewall: Plated
 Please add or suggest changes. Lets get a basic list to agree on.
 Kevin
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1941 White M2
1942 White M4A1 was M4
1942 Autocar M2A1
1942 Autocar M3-75
1943 White M13 rebuilt as M16
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spec4don

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2012, 10:11:15 PM »
Fan shroud black, I would think the trans and transfer would be grey as they got put in as a unit with the engine.

Don G.
1941 M2A1 not restored
1942 M3 Diamond T Mostly restored
1943 M3A1 Under restoration
1967 M51A2 Tractor
1945 WC 63 needs restoration
1967 M36 Long wheel base duece
1951 M135 GMC Fire truck conversion

emptyhead

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2012, 06:32:30 AM »
Thanks guys hopefully it keeps going

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2013, 06:32:25 PM »
I am going through my engine right not and so far almost everything is od green or gray or black.  That OD green is on top of the gray, I have not found any red paint.  My transfer case appears to be a green gray also.
Rich

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yd328

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2013, 10:55:22 AM »
My engine appears to be od over gray with the "WHITE" highlighted in white. It is a B&M rebuild, march 17, 1945. The trans and transfercase assembly is rust ;D. My fan shroud appears to be od.

Gary

spec4don

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2013, 02:56:30 PM »
I'm  reasonably sure mine went through a rebuild in 1955 so my engine was OD, transmission and transfer unable to see any color other then grease. Anyway I will be going back to gray.

Don G.
1941 M2A1 not restored
1942 M3 Diamond T Mostly restored
1943 M3A1 Under restoration
1967 M51A2 Tractor
1945 WC 63 needs restoration
1967 M36 Long wheel base duece
1951 M135 GMC Fire truck conversion

47lincsled

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Re: Engine accessories colors
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2014, 08:11:39 PM »
 From all the period pictures I finally decided that if you have the early oil filter it was red, the later,military senior housing all seem to be OD, I like the red because it helps break up all that OD.