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#1 cosmonemo

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:20 AM

was looking to see if anyone has any tips or tricks to making the carburetor

color look correct, i can find a way to match or come close to a color that looks right

for lets say Holley carbs. any help would be great



#2 trogdor

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:46 AM

Tamiya titanium gold looks good to me.



#3 Ace-Garageguy

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 08:00 AM

I kind of like this effect. It's Rub-N-Buff gold over Alclad.

 

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 08:20 AM

For Holleys use Testors MM 'Jet Exhaust'.



#5 cosmonemo

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:00 AM

thanks for the help I will try these colors



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:24 AM

I'm partial to a color I found in a variety store in Colorado a few years ago.  It's Krylon Short Cuts "Antique Bronze" enamel, in a one ounce bottle.  It's maybe a 3:1 mix of brass and silver, and to me it looks perfect on a Holley carb.  Sad to say, though, it could be hard to find these days.



#7 Greg Myers

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 10:04 AM

get out yer silver and gold and start mixin'. I find it's a trial and error kinda thing. Do some home work and Google Carburetors to find the color of the one you're working on. Good luck.