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Re: color of smog components

To: "Bill Schooler" <>
Subject: Re: color of smog components
From: "Gordon Bird" <>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 17:46:24 -0400

> I can vouch for what Kelvin passed on, based on my car - a one-owner
> 1969 model.  When received new, every piece of the emission control
> equipment was painted in the engine color (maroon).  Even the rubber
> hoses and clamps.  I still have those original hoses and you can see
> remaining traces of the maroon paint.  The air pump was painted, the air
> pump air cleaner was painted, the gulp valve was painted, the sensing
> hose for the gulp valve was painted...well, you get my drift.

Bill, are you sure your 1969 had all of that emissions stuff?  Maybe I am
showing my ignorance but I didn't think air pumps and the like came until
much later.  I know all the Hemi's, Cuda's, Chevelles, Camaros, etc of that
era didn't have emissions equip.
Gordie Bird
'62 MGA
'86 4kcsq

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