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Old 10-10-2018, 11:05 PM   #1
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Default Brewster green

Was trying to figure out if this color combo on my car was one of the original color combos from ford in 1932.I believe my car is Brewster green medium (dark green)and it is trimmed out with a lighter shade of green (maybe regular Brewster green?)The two greens are separated by what looks like a silver or whitish color pin stripe.
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:18 PM   #2
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Nice looking ride.
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:54 PM   #3
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Thanks 1927Tudor !
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Old 10-11-2018, 12:50 AM   #4
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Hereís another shot of the color scheme
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Old 10-11-2018, 04:05 AM   #5
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It does appear to be one of the original color combinations, namely Brewster green medium as the main body color with Brewster green light as the molding color. The original pin striping with that color combination was metallic silver.
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Old 10-11-2018, 08:23 AM   #6
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I too have posted with regards to the colors you mention, & while my sport coupe is now black, I have found evidence of the green combo under the windshield gasket, & stranger yet some blue in the door jambs...If memory serves me correct I believe David had chimed in on that thread with the assumption that possibly production line color change overs as the vehicles progressed down the assembly line was the culprit. Ron
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Old 10-11-2018, 03:14 PM   #7
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There are some areas that are worn on my car but I can’t find any other 1932 colors showing up anywhere. Usually those spots give away some of the original paint colors. I looked over the pin stripe it is silver , not white .
I think this may be a car to leave the paint as is , i originally was considering repainting it the same color.
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Old 10-11-2018, 03:16 PM   #8
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I would vote for leave it as is.
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:46 PM   #9
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Wow!...Ö.. looks awfully good, I'll further vote to leave it as is....
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:49 PM   #10
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Lets see more pix.....
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:17 PM   #11
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Itís hard to make out in the pics , but it has some patina where you can see road chipped areas and some areas where it has the spider web looking cracks on the surface. The interior shows some wear from age too. Haha the paint looks REALLY good from 10-15 feet 😂 I think Iím leaning towards leaving the paint/interior as is . I daily drive the car so it is kind of a plus , less freaking out when I hear any road gravel kick up. Not that I donít love these cars 100% finished but the cars Iíve owned that had old paint with great patina I have left alone because there will always be less and less still out there .
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:29 PM   #12
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It may be old paint, but it is highly unlikely that it hasn't been re-painted (perhaps in the original colors) and re-striped. Metallic silver striping wears off quickly with repeated washes and wax jobs and even the finest surviving original lacquer paint would not have the reflective quality of that exhibited on your cowl and body side.
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:44 PM   #13
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Yeah , probably a really old repaint in the original color scheme was my guess . So there in lies my problem . It’s not original paint , so do I bother with keeping it? Or just bite the bullet and 100% disassemble the entire car and redo everything perfect .
It’s gonna be getting some pieces I’ve been collecting for the build installed at a shop in around 2 months . So I guess I gotta make up my mind by then, since that would be the time to do it.
maybe I will flip a coin to decide haha

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Old 10-12-2018, 12:01 AM   #14
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Looks like shades of Bell System Green to me. Remember the old Bell System Telephone trucks?.......
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I'd have that! nice , just put some 7.50's on the back... Man drive the wheels off it ...
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Old 10-12-2018, 03:02 AM   #16
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I'd have that! nice , just put some 7.50's on the back... Man drive the wheels off it ...
Totally agree it needs 7.50s in back , those are my next purchase , was gonna probably take some leafs out as well to get the tire to fill the wheel well better
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Damn good plan!
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Old 11-04-2018, 08:38 PM   #18
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Where is the rest of the car? I could use the parts ! I have an original 32 phaeton , still showing some of the original Brewstrer green paint, it looks just like yours .
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Old 11-05-2018, 07:31 AM   #19
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I have the same color on my nearly complete 5-window project ....
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Old 11-05-2018, 08:11 AM   #20
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My Model B Roadster had the same colors only reversed w/metallic silver strip. Always liked the color...stands tall in bright sun.

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