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Offline cjm

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70 Cuda Tail Panel Question... ?
« on: January 21, 2011 - 02:02:53 pm »
On the tail panel, beneath the lower molding, there is a small gap above the bumper that is visible. What color should that be? I have seen restorations where is is the body color & I have also seen it painted black... ?




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Re: 70 Cuda Tail Panel Question... ?
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2011 - 03:59:35 pm »
here is a pic with it painted black.

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Re: 70 Cuda Tail Panel Question... ?
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2011 - 04:03:09 pm »
and here is one with the body color.....  which one is correct?

Offline sadil340

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Re: 70 Cuda Tail Panel Question... ?
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2011 - 08:37:55 pm »
Here is a shot of my Cuda before restoration, virtually untouched at this point. You can see that not only was the panel below the trim painted black but there is also some black to the right of the trim. I have not seen that on any other Cuda. The factory didn't seem to have much in the way of standards in those days...
1970 Cuda 340 4-speed
3:55 SureGrip
Owned since 1974
Bought from original owner