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Old 01-22-2023, 09:59 PM
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Default 1980 turbo pace car rear end paint

question was the rear end painted semi gloss black on the 19802 pace car trans am

I thought the pictures i have seen is the rear left the factory natural

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Old 01-23-2023, 12:27 AM
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Natural cast steel center, natural steel tubes. On the 3.08 posi coded rears, believe there was a large orange inspection mark on the bottom of cast center housing. Will ck a few original '80 housings to confirm.

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Old 01-23-2023, 12:29 AM
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thanks as always

mine doesn't look pretty but I don't to paint where there was none

Always looking to make better but original

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Old 01-23-2023, 06:33 AM
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Here are some pictures of a 1980 F Body (Z28)
with under 200 miles
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Old 01-23-2023, 11:17 AM
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thanks as always

mine doesn't look pretty but I don't to paint where there was none

Always looking to make better but original
you can always use paint colors to match the natural finishes and prevent ugly rust.

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Old 01-25-2023, 10:48 PM
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Here are two from a 1981 Turbo TA. Found them after sand blasting
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