All of the black painted trim is actually stainless steel painted black
with the exeption of the
2 "horse shoe" peices on the rear fenders. I just stripped mine down
stripper. I'm looking for a set of horse shoe trim in chrome if anyone
has any they want to sell.
75, 76, 79 Spits
80 FI Fiat Spider
looking for a TR3 restoration project soon.
> I keep seeing references here to 'painted' trim.
> I've yet to own a spit where the trim (rear top wing and
> tail surround) that was anything other than black anodized
> metal. Never painted.
> Paul Tegler firstname.lastname@example.org
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Laura Gharazeddine" <Laura.G@141.com>
> To: "Spitfires mailing list" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2000 4:30 PM
> Subject: Re: Chrome or black trim
> > > I agree with Richard, chrome looks much nicer
> > I like chrome trim too-and now that I have a shiny new gas
> cap, I'm thinking 'chrome, chrome, CHROME!!!'
> > I don't have the wing mirror anymore though-it was ripped
> off (literally and figuratively) when I moved in here-so
> it's been replaces by something more difficult to rip off-a
> bullet mirror. But, it's sprayed to match the body-very
> > Also the paint
> > > can't chip off the chrome stuff, something that I
> noticed had happened
> > > with the black trim that I replaced.
> > I hear that! I have become so handy at touching up the
> wiper arms that friends and neighbours are always asking me
> to do theirs! (I don't-it's too tedious.)
> > Though, to do 'touch ups' on the trim on the rear deck,
> the oxidized sort of trim-go to your local gun shop and get
> the gun black, I think it's called. Touches those scratches
> right up!
> > And there's your Spitfire Tip for the day! ;-P
> > Laura G. and Nigel