Horns -- Black Satin or Gloss?

Discussion in 'Color is everything!' started by bostoncat68, Feb 11, 2018.

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  1. bostoncat68

    bostoncat68 Gold Level Contributor

    Or as @STAGE III would say Satinous Gloss?? I'm thinking Satin but with all the dirt and grime I removed it's too hard to say how they started life...
     
  2. Nailhead

    Nailhead Gold Level Contributor

    What year? My memory is GM used gloss in the 50's and earlier, but changed to satin or flat sometime in the 60's.
     
  3. mrolds69

    mrolds69 Still restoring!!!

    Late 60's, early 70's They were more gloss than satin. They are one of the glossier things under the hood. How much gloss? Maybe 80-85%. I get my underhood gloss from spray paints at varying distances. Like a 70 GS aircleaner is 100% gloss, using the same can you just spray it from further away.
     
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  4. alain

    alain Well-Known Member

    :)Horns will be 70% gloss;)
    Alain:)
     
  5. bostoncat68

    bostoncat68 Gold Level Contributor

    This board is a wealth of knowledge! Thanks for all the info. I have a coulple of coats of flat on them already so now I just need to top coat with "70% gloss".
     

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