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Old 04-20-2014, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by 46yblock View Post
Probably not. I like Ford Green too. I think it only came out on 256 Merc in 54 and or 55. I posted the pic above in fun. I had a little Gold in the can to finish off and wanted to see how the gold and red would turn out.
On both the 256 Y Blocks I have for my '54 Mercury the blocks are a lovely turquoise color with white valve covers with MERCURY written in red.

On closer look, however, the turquoise is clearly sprayed over a solid orange block. Both have the same peeling of the turquoise in spots with orange clearly showing through. Huh?
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I know this is an old post, but do you happen to know what color silver you had these valve covers powdercoated? Ideally I'd love an RAL number but any lead is useful!


The color is called "ARGENT Silver"

My 292 will be John Deere yellow with argent silver valve covers!
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