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8/24/11 6:15pm - Original Message: '72 power steering cylinder'
mountain man
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I would like to know what color they were when installed at the factory in 1972? I bought a new power steering cylinder and it's silver and I think black is correct? thanks.

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8/25/11 9:45am - Reply: 'Re: 72 power steering cylinder'
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sonoma, CA - USA

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72 LT-1 AC coupe,69 l-36 coupe

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anyone one that I've seen was black just like the rest of the stuff in the engine compartment

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8/25/11 11:39am - Reply: 'Re: 72 power steering cylinder'
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Equinunk, PA - USA

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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

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YUP! They are black.  I replaced mine, it came black, the old one was black. 

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8/25/11 1:18pm - Reply: 'Re: 72 power steering cylinder'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Yeppers...should be a satin, or semi-gloss black. 

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8/25/11 4:13pm - Reply: 'Re: 72 power steering cylinder'
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Vancouver, WA - USA

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1976 Silver/Firethorn. L48, 4spd. Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: 224/224@0.050, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.

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I bought one recently from a catalog and it came primer gray, too.  They must be trying to shave some pennies off their cost...  Painted mine semi-gloss black.



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1976 Silver/Firethorn.  L48, 4spd.  Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: 224/224@0.050, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.
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8/26/11 8:21am - Reply: 'Re: 72 power steering cylinder'
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Thanks to all of you for the info, I will paint it satin black today.Thumbs Up

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