Author Topic: 68 Trunk Finishes  (Read 949 times)

Offline dave6768

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68 Trunk Finishes
« on: June 04, 2011, 09:51:52 PM »
NJ July car.  Need to know correct finishes on the following parts in the trunk:

Truck lid catch - I think it's clear zinc.
Trunk lid catch bolts - no clue
Trunk latch attaching screws - no clue
Tail light bucket - I think it's clear zinc
Tail light housing - I think it's yellow diachromate

I was surprised to find out the tail light buckets were two piece in 68.  My 67's are one piece which makes it harder to plate.

Thanks,

Dave

Offline 68 S Code

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Re: 68 Trunk Finishes
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2011, 08:24:25 AM »
The tail light bucket housings are zinc dichromate as is a small screw which attaches wiring harness to latch support member I believe.

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Re: 68 Trunk Finishes
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2011, 01:30:41 PM »
Dave,

Finishes
trunk catch - zinc
trunk catch bolts - phosphate/oil
trunk latch bolts - phosphate/oil
tail light housing - the housings are actually 2 pieces. For 68, the outside part is zinc dichromate and the inside part (bucket) is zinc.

Also, for 67 the tail light housing are zinc only.

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Pete Morgan

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Re: 68 Trunk Finishes
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2011, 10:43:21 PM »
Thanks Pete!

It was a pleasant surprise to find the 68 was two piece.  Makes it much easier to plate.

Dave