Yep my 72 has black too. At first I thought it was discolored chrome
but then I found out it was black when I tried to polish it. Silly me.
Of course the 72 has the black around the tail lights too so I think it
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 03:46:51 -0800 (PST)
From: nikolai jaremka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: More Rimmer Parts
Reply-To: nikolai jaremka <email@example.com>
i think i have to disagree with you, bob. i have a '72 which i
believe to have all original parts and trim still on it, and i have
BLACK seam finishers. my impression was that only round tail spits
had CHROME finishers from the factory.
---Bob Sykes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The trim pieces changed to black somtime during 1975. Prior to that
> they were all stainless. I suppose that some early '75 cars got the
> remaining stock before they were all black. They weren't "keyed" to
> the colour of the car.
> N.A. Campiglia III wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me if they have ever seen a Yellow 1500 Spit with
> > (Stainless) trim pieces, I dont believe I ever have. Most Yellow
> > Black ones?????
> Happy Holidays,
72 spitfire mkIV
east aurora, new york