I think the correct color is "some bloody red!" Pardon my English.
The rumor I heard was: When they asked the fellow in charge what color
to paint the engine he said "some bloody red!" So they did what he
said. I don't know if it is true, but it would explain the color.
On Tue, 10 Apr 2001 10:10:27 -0700, Max Heim wrote:
>Actually, your 78 B engine was painted black from the factory. Earlier
>models were a sort of dull maroon. None of them were ever a "nice red".
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