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« on: May 22, 2017, 11:46:46 AM »

Were the thermactor tubes installed when the engine was painted? Is the correct paint color on tubes and engine hooks, the infamous Ford corporate blue?

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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 12:18:53 PM »

Engine hooks were painted by the supplier and installed after the engine was painted. I've found them typically a blue with a greenish tint when compared to the engine color

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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2017, 03:56:25 PM »

I believe the thermactor tubes were installed when the engine was painted.  I have original take off sets that show the paint on the top side but bare or runs on the underside.  Thats what I have seen...

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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2017, 04:05:21 PM »

+1 Factory photos (engine assembly line) show them as engine color.

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