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#2463473 - 03/08/18 09:39 PM Heater box restoration color
gregok Offline
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Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 646
Loc: Oklahoma
My e body heater box looks a little tired color wise and wondered how you guys refreshed yours?

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#2463484 - 03/08/18 09:48 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: gregok]
ScottSmith_Harms Online   content
Mr Wizzard

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 41877
Loc: Spokane Washington
If it has never been painted try wiping it down with a good coating of soft car wax and hand buff it. Also, you can just Spray Lemon Pledge on for a quick spiff up. It works very well!

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#2463731 - 03/09/18 11:21 AM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: ScottSmith_Harms]
gregok Offline
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Will try that and thanks! Another question- what color is the heater blower housing? Gloss black maybe?


Edited by gregok (03/09/18 11:24 AM)

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#2463796 - 03/09/18 12:38 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: gregok]
Morty426 Offline
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Loc: Sacramento CA
Originally Posted By gregok
Will try that and thanks! Another question- what color is the heater blower housing? Gloss black maybe?


AC - It's painted gloss black
Non/AC - it's plated, clear zinc

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#2463803 - 03/09/18 12:43 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: Morty426]
gregok Offline
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Okay thanks, mine is non air car.

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#2463827 - 03/09/18 01:11 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: gregok]
burdar Offline
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Registered: 10/31/06
Posts: 6224
Loc: Iowa
In 73, the factory started using black painted blower motors on non A/C E-bodies. twocents
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#2463854 - 03/09/18 02:19 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: burdar]
ScottSmith_Harms Online   content
Mr Wizzard

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 41877
Loc: Spokane Washington
FYI, I was refering to the plastic heater box HOUSING not the blower motor.

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#2463881 - 03/09/18 03:16 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: burdar]
Morty426 Offline
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Registered: 03/12/08
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Loc: Sacramento CA
Originally Posted By burdar
In 73, the factory started using black painted blower motors on non A/C E-bodies. twocents


Yes. Sorry about that. They started painting them in 73 I think

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#2463945 - 03/09/18 05:05 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: gregok]
76orangewagon Online   content
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Registered: 01/06/12
Posts: 74
Loc: Akron, ohio
I just restored my 71 Cuda heater box, Stephan @ SF restorations rebuilt and refinished my blower motor and I just cleaned my housing with Dawn soap and water. I hope these pictures help


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#2464488 - 03/10/18 07:47 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: ScottSmith_Harms]
gregok Offline
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Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 646
Loc: Oklahoma
I gotcha!

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#2464489 - 03/10/18 07:48 PM Re: Heater box restoration color [Re: 76orangewagon]
gregok Offline
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Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 646
Loc: Oklahoma
These photos help a lot, thanks!

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