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Took a few pictures of the engine too, runs great, nice and smooth...
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Old 10-25-2009, 06:40 PM
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NICE!
It just a shame that Ford painted it Yellow and white in the first place. I mean, that dosnīt look mecanical.
Where did they get that idea from?
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Old 10-25-2009, 06:49 PM
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Hey Tom,
What a sweet heart! She's just gorgeous!!!
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Anders I agree with the yellow valve covers The purchasing agent at ( Ford ) must have lost a bet in a poker game with the paint supplier, to come up with that Ditzler Yellow idea I couldn't do it, so that's why I went with chrome valve covers and breather on my 60.
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:28 PM
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It was funny this summer at two different car shows, many people said to me, why did you paint them yellow! After I told them they came that way the comments still were how strange. Oh well, things were different back in 1960.....
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Old 10-25-2009, 08:44 PM
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I think they were shooting for the primary color scheme, sharp, attracts the eye, and also is comforting as it was learned young.

Very cute See-clear bag there...now THAT system was ill-designed!
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...The purchasing agent at ( Ford ) must have lost a bet in a poker game with the paint supplier, to come up with that Ditzler Yellow idea...
Ford owned their own paint plant in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. That's why Ford had the best paint jobs of the day. Ford monitored and maintained their own quality control from manufacturing paint, to shooting it in the assembly plant booths.
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I never did like the colors of the 1960 352cid engine.

Which Motorcraft battery are you running?
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Anders I agree with the yellow valve covers The purchasing agent at ( Ford ) must have lost a bet in a poker game with the paint supplier, to come up with that Ditzler Yellow idea I couldn't do it, so that's why I went with chrome valve covers and breather on my 60.
And I ended up Gold on the airbox and the valve covers. But luckely, that is the right colours for my ī64 engine
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Very cute See-clear bag there...now THAT system was ill-designed!
I just LOVE all these ī50 names on products. Like this See-clear, Cruice-o-matic etc. etc. etc.
I even tryed to get a bit of that feeling back where I propose our infortainment system at Volvo to be called: Inf-o-matic or something like that
Didnīt pass.
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