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63Avanti
09-19-2006, 01:11 PM
1963 Studebaker AVANTI Colors
Getting more serious about that restoration, now for some details. I see several posts on colors, but none that “have it all.” If there is an URL, please post here, otherwise could y’all fill in the following?
I managed to come up with 29!!! different items to paint, and bet I missed some.

Avanti Colors
1. Engine Block:
2. Intake Manifold:
3. Exhaust Manifold/Headers:
4. Valve Covers: Chrome?
5. Valve Cover Caps: Chrome?
6. Oil Dip Stick:
7. Transmission Dip Stick: Auto: Manual:
8. Fan:
9. Fan shroud:
10. AC:
11. R2/R3 Air box:
12. Carburator:
13. R1 Air Cleaner:
14. R2/R3 supercharger:
15. R2/R3 Air Cleaner:
16. Coolant Tank:
17. Radiator:
18. Fender Skirts:
19. Firewall:
20. Distributor:
21. Distributor cover: Chrome?
22. Transmission
23. Drive Line:
24. Axle/Differential: Semi-Glass Black?
25. Exhaust: RUST?
26. frame:
27. Brake calipers:
28. Brake drum:
29: Brake Master Cylinder:


Terry,
1963 Avanti R2, 63SR1065 http://sterkel.org/avanti
1985 Kubota L2202 (Diesel)
2000 VW Jetta GLS
2003 VW Jetta TDI (Diesel) http://sterkel.org/tdi

N8N
09-19-2006, 01:16 PM
my best recollection below

Avanti Colors
1. Engine Block: black
2. Intake Manifold: black
3. Exhaust Manifold/Headers: natural cast iron
4. Valve Covers: Chrome? yes
5. Valve Cover Caps: Chrome? yes
6. Oil Dip Stick: chrome
7. Transmission Dip Stick: Auto: yellow Manual: none
8. Fan: orange
9. Fan shroud: flat black (I think?)
10. AC: natural
11. R2/R3 Air box: natural
12. Carburator: natural
13. R1 Air Cleaner: chrome w/ black base
14. R2/R3 supercharger: orange
15. R2/R3 Air Cleaner: chrome
16. Coolant Tank: black (I think?)
17. Radiator: black
18. Fender Skirts: GAAK! none!
19. Firewall: body color
20. Distributor: black
21. Distributor cover: Chrome? stainless
22. Transmission: black
23. Drive Line: black
24. Axle/Differential: Semi-Glass Black? yes
25. Exhaust: RUST? yes :)
26. frame: rust :)
27. Brake calipers: rust
28. Brake drum: rust
29: Brake Master Cylinder: black

nate

--
55 Commander Starlight
http://home.comcast.net/~njnagel

63Avanti
09-19-2006, 08:14 PM
quote:Originally posted by N8N

my best recollection below
...
nate
--
55 Commander Starlight
http://home.comcast.net/~njnagel

thanks Nate!
Here is the updated list...Now up to 35!! paintable items,
note that I attempted to differentiate between glossy, semi-glossy, and flat. Any more updates/corrections?

Studebaker Avanti Colors
Part::Color:
Engine Block:Gloss black
Intake Manifold:Gloss black
Exhaust Manifold/Headers:natural cast iron
Valve Covers:Chrome?
Valve “Breather” Caps:Chrome?
Oil Dip Stick:chrome
Transmission Dip Stick (Automatic):yellow (any "official" shade/hue?)
Transmission Dip Stick (Manual):none
Fan:orange (any "official" shade/hue?)
Fan shroud:flat black (I think?)
AC:natural
R2/R3 Air box:natural
Carburator:natural
R1 Air Cleaner:chrome w/ black base
R2/R3 supercharger:Factory superchargers were black, Paxton replacements Red (any "official" shade/hue?)
R2/R3 Air Cleaner:chrome
Coolant Tank over engine:glossy black
Radiator:Gloss black
Fender Inside:body color
Firewall:body color
Distributor:Gloss black
Distributor cover: stainless
Transmission:Semi-Gloss black
Drive Line:Semi-Gloss black
Axle/Differential:Semi-Gloss black
Exhaust:rust
frame:rust
Brake calipers:rust
Brake drum:rust
Front Suspension, A-frame:Semi-Gloss black
Water Pump:Semi-Gloss black
Fuel Pump:Semi-Gloss black
wheel:“cream” ??? (any "official" shade/hue?)
hubcaps/wheel covers:Chrome with flat black inserts?


Terry,
1963 Avanti R2, 63SR1065 http://sterkel.org/avanti
1985 Kubota L2202 (Diesel)
2000 VW Jetta GLS
2003 VW Jetta TDI (Diesel) http://sterkel.org/tdi

StudeRich
09-20-2006, 04:49 PM
Terry, here's my update, I think everyone has a bit of a different opinion of some shades and glosses! But I did fine tune & correct most of N8N's close guesses. My changes in BLUE. Rich.


quote:Originally posted by tsterkel


quote:Originally posted by N8N

my best recollection below
...
nate
--
55 Commander Starlight
http://home.comcast.net/~njnagel

thanks Nate!
Here is the updated list...Now up to 35!! paintable items,
note that I attempted to differentiate between glossy, semi-glossy, and flat. Any more updates/corrections?
Studebaker Avanti Colors
Part::Color:
Engine Block:Gloss black -NO simi gloss
Intake Manifold:Gloss black -NO simi Gloss
Exhaust Manifold/Headers: natural cast iron Eastwood Gray
Valve Covers:Chrome?
Valve “Breather” Caps:Chrome?
Oil Dip Stick:chrome
Transmission Dip Stick (Automatic):yellow (any "official" shade/hue?) Yes Pale Yellow
Transmission Dip Stick (Manual):none
Fan:orange (any "official" shade/hue?) Yes, Red Orange, the redest Chevy Orange you can find.
Fan shroud: flat black it looked flat like it was black fibreglass not painted.AC:natural
R2/R3 Air box: natural
Carburator: natural
R1 Air Cleaner:chrome w/ black base
R2/R3 supercharger:Factory superchargers were black, Paxton replacements Red (any "official" shade/hue?) Yes Orange/Red more orange than red. Original cars were Orange/Red, replacements Black.R2/R3 Air Cleaner:chrome
Coolant Tank over engine:glossy black -No simi gloss
Radiator:Gloss black no simi-Gloss
Fender Inside:body color
Firewall:body color
Distributor:Gloss black- No Simi-Gloss
Distributor cover: stainless
Transmission: Semi-Gloss black
Drive Line: Semi-Gloss black
Axle/Differential: Semi-Gloss black
Exhaust: rust ]-NO alluminized steel (silver)
frame: rust -No, Simi-Gloss Black
Brake calipers: rust, -No, Eastwood cast Iron Grey
Brake drum:rust - No, Simi-Gloss Black
Front Suspension, A-frame:Semi-Gloss black
Water Pump:Semi-Gloss black -No, Simi-Gloss Black
Fuel Pump:Semi-Gloss black -NO, natural alluminum some black overspraywheel:“cream” ??? (any "official" shade/hue?) Yes Bone or Biege, Tusk Ivory
hubcaps/wheel covers:Chrome with flat black inserts? NO, -brushed dull stainless, just get new ones![/blue]

Terry,StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

Karl
09-22-2006, 02:29 AM
avanti wheel spray paint can be bought from SI. Chev. orange is real close for the fan.