A745 painted or no?

Engine, Transmission & Driveline

  1. Verse

    Verse Member

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    Were the three or 4 speed transmissions painted at the factory for 1966? Were they engine color? Am asking for my American 1966 Newport.
     
  2. Davea Lux

    Davea Lux Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    My best recollection is that they were not painted. Castings were left their natural color and usually had a few rust spots. A lot of them wound up painted when they were rebuilt, but I do not think the factory bothered with painting them.

    Dave
     
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  3. Luke Pokrajac

    Luke Pokrajac Member

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    My A833 is original from the factory and has no paint on it...natural cast iron finish.
     
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