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F.Janssen
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For the t-24 through M-29-C

I like to use Rust-Oleum light machine Gray. This matched up to the original gray i found 

Items that where gray  as follows.

Drive line, fuel tank.   Black symbolized a replacement part.

But i believe that the exhaust was black, also top and bottom of carb and the distributor.  Oil canister, canister bracket regulator bracket

 Everything else should be gray.

 

Note i have found what appears to be original gray paint on the manifold.

 

For the T-15.  It appears a slightly darker color was used.

Rust-Oleum dark machine Gray

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T15 air filter was black as well as radiator and shroud as well as starter and generator. Some new old stock parts I have acquired were black or olive drab. Several restorers of the T15 are using olive drab as the engine color? From the manual it looks like the engine was gray. 

Dan

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Hi James and Dan,

From what I found on my Weasel there are a few slight differences.

Manifold - Black (with grey overspray)
Distributor - Black
Distributor Support - Grey
Oil Filter - Black (with grey overspray on the lid)
Oil Filter Bracket - Black (with grey overspray)
Regulator Bracket - Black
Starter - Black
Generator - Black (with grey overspray)
Generator Bracket - grey
Oil Filler Tube - Black (with grey overspray)001.thumb.jpg.a2b523050f822579f27949eb72428885.jpg

I assume that the engines were assembled with all the items having their original colour and that the engine got a final grey paint which over sprayed the black. 

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