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Old 08-03-2006, 08:38 PM
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Engine Paint Colors

I'm having my 66 F100 240 ci engine steam cleaned and then I want to paint it the original block color. The motor is so dirty and showing no paint color. I'm wondering what was the stock engine color?
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Old 08-03-2006, 08:57 PM
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most likely black, but don't quote me on that, my 65 352 is black
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Old 08-03-2006, 09:27 PM
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I believe in 66 they were ford blue.even the valve cover.
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It would be the lighter ford blue if it was a blue at all. The darker didn't come out until the mid or late 70's. There is also a ford red and green that may have been used. You will find the original color somewhere around the mounts if not under them or on the back of the block.
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