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#26 Ice

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Posted 09 June 2021 - 06:31 PM

You should see what mine look like now. 

Thats the problem with zinc parts all goes dull in no time 



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Posted 09 June 2021 - 06:43 PM

I originally had them CAD plated and they were worse much quicker.

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Posted 10 June 2021 - 07:25 PM

Nothing looks the same after 40 to 50 years. Yes zinc plating dulls with time. I will probably coat mine, as I'd like to keep the car looking like it had never been driven of the showroom floor much. But that's just my preference.

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Posted 11 June 2021 - 02:02 PM

I have over a hundred photos of brand new Toranas, and not one shows the scuff plates. 

This one is unrestored, and it is hard to believe that it was ever bright.

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I have over a hundred photos of brand new Toranas, and not one shows the scuff plates. 

This one is unrestored, and it is hard to believe that it was ever bright.

attachicon.gif Burns and Co auction july 2019 d.jpg

Yes thats how mine looked but not as rusted, I am sure mine are the way they came, I have had the garaged for over 20yrs and my mother in law cant recall the scuff plates ever being removed, at a guess mine are painted with a silver paint.



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Posted 12 June 2021 - 08:10 AM

Brian, these must be painted or have some other type of decorative coating applied. Electrolytic zinc plating simply does not peel.

 

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Edited by S pack, 12 June 2021 - 08:13 AM.


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Posted 12 June 2021 - 08:45 AM

What are they from Dave?



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Posted 12 June 2021 - 09:03 AM

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Posted 12 June 2021 - 05:15 PM

Hard to get a decent pic of mine now.

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