[Healeys] Painting coves to match main colour (plus a carb question)

jerry wall jwbn6hrdtp at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 11:58:39 MDT 2010

why not use a dark blue hand painted pin stripe as an accent line where the
blu and white formerly met.
i prefer the HD6.

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Derek Job <derek.c.job at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1. I know this is a bit like a 'how long is a piece of string' question,
>  but how feasible do you guys think it is to get a good paint match when
> painting the coves to match the main colour of the car.
> I've seen a very nice car I might buy. Its blue and white but this time
> round I want an all blue car. (Don't ask why, it's all part of a cunning
> plan I have). The car has an excellent paint job which was redone only 4
> years ago. The owner has the paint code details etc, etc.
> I was thinking (hoping) that as the swage line acts as a natural break that
> this will help to conceal any slight colour difference that might occur.
> Has
> anyone successfully attempted this. The car is garaged and doesn't live in
> a
> sunny climate.
> 2. The car should have HD6 carbs but it has HS6 carbs instead. They are
> both
> 1 3/4 inch, but are there any significant advatages/differences between the
> two types ?
> thanks in advance
> Derek
> www.healeysix.net
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jerry wall  BN6
rowlett, tx

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