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ken-renda
01-20-2014, 04:55 PM
What color (if any) is the DG200 #sco259091 and its bell housing supposed to be. Ken, Deltaville, Va

SN-60
01-20-2014, 05:02 PM
What color (if any) is the DG200 #sco259091 and its bell housing supposed to be. Ken, Deltaville, Va

That really would depend on the year of the vehicle. '50-'54 would be painted the old 'Bell Telephone Green'. '55 would be painted the Studebaker 'Alberta Blue' engine color.

studegary
01-20-2014, 05:19 PM
That really would depend on the year of the vehicle. '50-'54 would be painted the old 'Bell Telephone Green'. '55 would be painted the Studebaker 'Alberta Blue' engine color.

A 1955 would not be a DG200, that he asked about.

ken-renda
01-21-2014, 09:02 AM
Thanks, but is the bell housing engine color or Bell Green? Neither piece has much color left; on other cars bell housing is same as engine, assume that's same for the 54 Commander. Ken

StudeRich
01-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Thanks, but is the bell housing engine color or Bell Green? Neither piece has much color left; on other cars bell housing is same as engine, assume that's same for the 54 Commander. Ken

The Engine Color on '51 to '54 was Bell Telephone/Packard/Military Olive Green, so that is why your Converter Housing and whatever DG Trans. it has should be also.

ken-renda
01-21-2014, 04:09 PM
The Engine Color on '51 to '54 was Bell Telephone/Packard/Military Olive Green, so that is why your Converter Housing and whatever DG Trans. it has should be also.

thanks, ken

studegary
01-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Thanks, but is the bell housing engine color or Bell Green? Neither piece has much color left; on other cars bell housing is same as engine, assume that's same for the 54 Commander. Ken

30 wt. oil (old style) green

EDIT: This was intentional for the engine so that oil leaks would not show up.

SN-60
01-21-2014, 08:17 PM
The real trick is getting the 'Alberta Blue' right on the '55 engines/bellhousings/transmissions. I've seen a lot of variations of that blue color. (Same also true of the '56-'57 Studebaker 'Turquoise' engine color!)