Fred Thomas wrote:
> Yes, and some are flat, but, most are , semi, I still like gloss.
Me to! It makes it easier to hide oil! Just wipe it off and the sheen
of the oil that remains is no different from the gloss of the paint! :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Ferguson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, November 21, 1999 7:06 AM
> Subject: To gloss or not to gloss?
> > I'm considering sprucing up the various components under the bonnet of my
> > TR3A and have a question. I was always under the impression that all the
> > black stuff (starter, generator, steering column, oil filler cap, horns,
> > radiator, etc.), were finished in SEMI-GLOSS black. However, in looking
> > through Mr. Piggott's book, "Original Triumph TR2/3/3A", he illustrates
> > particularly fine looking example (the BRG w/ biscuit interior), claims
> > details are finished correctly - and every part under the bonnet is
> > in GLOSS.
> > I really like the look of gloss, and may do that regardless of what's
> > "correct", but would like to know how badly I'm breaking the rules. As
> > always, your advice is much appreciated. Thanks, everyone.
> > Michael Ferguson
> > 1959 TR3A
> > TS53990L (soon to be "O")
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