[Healeys] Black faces

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 11:11:54 MST 2018

Can someone post a photo of the lip?
My brace is painted blue, but everyone tells me to paint it black before I
reinstall my grille... What about the air dam, should it be black or body
Ira Erbs
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     (______ \____1959 BN4____/ _______)
          BT7 engine and disk brakes

1967 MGB  [image: MG]

A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments. Mario Andretti
Please excuse random auto corrects and misspelled words

On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 7:24 AM BJ8Healeys <sbyers at ec.rr.com> wrote:

> From the Anderson/Moment Restoration Guide:
> Page 75 (third column, first paragraph):  "The X-brace in front of the
> radiator was brush painted black (except on black cars0 so that it wouldn't
> be visible through the grille opening."
> Page 90 (third column, third paragraph):  "The lower lip of the rear
> shroud was brush-painted satin black over the body color, generally on all
> but black cars, probably to make the lower shroud lip less noticeable."
> Steve Byers
> HBJ8L/36666
> BJ8 Registry
> AHCA Delegate at Large
> Havelock, NC
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of
> josef-eckert at t-online.de
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:26 AM
> To: healeys at autox.team.net
> Subject: [Healeys] Black faces
> I read the following question recently on facebook, but no clear  answer
> was given. Does anybody know, especially to the cross panel in front of the
> radiator?
> Is it right that the lower lip on the rear shroud was painted (semigloss)
> black on 6 cylinder Austin-Healeys and the same was with the cross panel
> front face in front of the radiator? Are there other body panels which are
> not just bolt on painted in black?
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