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A-65 engine original color?


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Nov 27, 2006
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Hi all,

I am going to paint my engine as the A-65s originally were. I have received several suggestions on their original color schemes, unfortunately different. John Scott's suggestion, crank case and oil tank medium grey and everything else gloss black, seems most plausible. Anyone else has any ideas? Do you have any Cub books with an original engine visible (if it's possible to spot the difference between grey and black in a black-and-white photo, that is).

Thanks in advance,


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