Interesting, my valve cover on the '80 is a light blue.
Atwell Haines wrote:
> At 12:17 AM 10/28/98 -0000, jonmac wrote:
> >For the record, all cylinder blocks were painted a semi-matt black with
> >silver painted rocker (valve) covers.
> >John Macartney
> You got the block colour right (although the black always looks a bit shiny
> when the leaking valve cover provides an oily coating). <g>
> As for the valve cover, my '79's was orange, sort of, but not quite, like
> US Chevy engine block orange. I have an original 1979 factory brochure
> that shows the orange valve cover, too.
> Humbly yours,
> Atwell Haines
> '79 Spitfire FM96062 UO
> Succasunna, NJ USA