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'53 Corvette chassis: what color?

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  • Member since
    November 2005
'53 Corvette chassis: what color?
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 9:12 PM
I'm building a 1953 Corvette model made by AMT Ertl, and trying to decide what color to paint the underside of the chassis. You'd think they would give you the color, but they don't give colors for any of the parts. I'm assuming the underside of the chassis would be black like modern cars, but of course there's like a 40-50 year difference in design, so I'm not sure. Photos would be greatly appreciated, but any info will do.
  • Member since
    July 2003
  • From: Dahlonega, Georgia
Posted by lizardqing on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 9:25 PM
I don't think I have ever seen the bottom of a car that was anything but black. I always paint the whole underside black and things like exhaust,driveshaft and such steel. Here is a link to a 64 Vette that has some underbody pics.
http://www.worldwidemusclecars.com/super/images/8190/8190.html
Hope that helps you out some.
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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, November 6, 2003 9:39 AM
Thank you so much; those pics helped a lot. Also, thanks for the info. Now I can finally continue work on my model!Big Smile [:D]
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