I am sure they shouldn't be blue.
I have seen grey, grey with black arm and all black. I would like to know
the whole story on this matter though.
On Fri, 4 Sep 1998, Robert Duquette wrote:
> ... or spirits on my damper?
> Last Friday morning on my way to work, I got to test my brakes and my
> reflexes as a 'big car' driver pulled out onto the street in front of me
> without stopping or looking and then stopped crossways (probably when she
> heard the tires screeching). The short story is the brakes worked, and the
> front end went so low I was expecting sparks. I was happy that the brakes
> performed well. Monday, my new front dampers arrived and they were
> (chipped) black. I was expecting blue (how naive!) because the installed
> ones (stamped 'Armstrong') look like a Hammerite blue. I note, now that my
> left front damper has leaked and also the lines coming out of the back of
> the master cylinder are wet. In a related story, the shipment where the
> copy of Original Sprite and Midget is, that I ordered from a local
> bookstore, has gotten lost somewhere between Toronto and here (Ottawa). I
> also found a source for Hammerite. My question that I have been working
> towards is: Should the dampers be blue in a '65 RHD Sprite? (and any
> details ... )
> '65 Sprite
> HAN8 45200