1983 Hurst olds engine color

Hurstman1983

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Aug 14, 2021
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Hi experts,
I am in the process of bringing my 307 up to date.
I have noticed the intake manifold appears to have been painted black behind the carb toward the distributor.
The valve covers also appear to be black.
Is black the correct color?
I appreciate your feedback.
 

69hurstolds

Geezer
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Jan 2, 2006
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Digging up old H/O information stuff from Thunder and Lightning articles, it says the code was PPG 99A black, to be specific.

Although the only 99A I can find is DuPont 99A, which is, indeed, black.

I've always used stuff like VHT low gloss black engine paint. Works well. JMO.
 
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