Front fender+color ID

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Front fender+color ID

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Post by knuck39 » Mon Dec 08, 2014 11:41 pm

trying to figure out what year this fender is,and what this color was called...looks like a funky shade of redish/purple...which you can just see a hint of under the trim...any help appreciated
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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by 1950Panhead » Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:07 am

Looks like a 58 to 64 silver fender.
Hifi purple was available in 62/63, your fender looks silver.
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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by drinner-okc » Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:49 am

It probably was a Hi-Fi color, Purple or Sparkling Burgundy. Can you get the tip off? the color should be preserved.
Hi-Fi colors were candy apple, low pigment clears over silver base.

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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by Panacea » Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:51 am

Jerry, wasn't the hi-fi purple sprayed over a silver base coat? ...Mike

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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by bangkokbob » Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:27 am

As Drinner stated if you can get where the sun don't shine it should be well preserved.

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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by 58flh » Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:58 pm

Some of the finest HI-FI & CANDY colors were all SILVER BASE!--The Gold base just didnt look as good!--I painted a shortster candy-apple with a Gold base & it didnt look right next to a my 65-GTO that was Silver base.I stripped it & had my painter do it over w/a cloud-silver metallic base--It was Beautiful!.-(lucky I olny had a peanut tank & a windshear to redo.It helped that the paint was FRESH to.Aviation stripper works great on ANY type of paint!-EVEN IMRON.Yes it cost bucks ,but worth $48 a gallon nowadays.In 1984 it was $29/gallon.But that gallon could do a complete automobile if instructions were followed to the letter!.---Im not a painter & probably there are better products out there/-I just havent been made aware of any.--with respect---RICHIE

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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by knuck39 » Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:05 pm

thanks to all you guys...I'll see if I can peel that fender tip back carefully and see what we see...

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Re: Front fender+color ID

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Post by Robert Luland » Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:21 pm

Don't touch that! There an inch of original paint there!

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