AN5's in OEW had either all red or all black interiors with white
piping. Colorado Red is a big Healey color and I do not know what
interiors were used with this color. Signal Red was the Sprite Mk II
red and used a black interior with red piping.
BUT it is what you like that counts.
1960 Austin Healey Sprite (Mk IV in disguise)
1966 Austin Healey Sprite Mk III (Trevor) - still in boxes
2000 Miata Special Edition
On Jan 15, 2009, at 7:13 AM, Mark Haynes wrote:
> My '58 (HAN5L8017)gives me a bit of a quandry when it comes to the
> color. The car was originally (I think) OEW-At least that's what is
> on the
> tranny tunnel between the seats. The interior panels are red,
> including the
> dash and trim strip above the dash. The seats are black with red
> My gut feeling is that this was the original setup, however all of
> the OEW
> cars that I've seen pictures of have red seats and interiors. It's
> painted in peeling red and I'd like to strip and repaint it
> Colorado red to go
> with the '62 (original color for that car). Would this paint/
> interior combo
> look weird? Does anyone care?
> Mark Haynes
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