Re: paint on inside of wheels on 1948 8N

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Posted by Tim Daley(MI) on September 19, 2017 at 06:44:33 [URL] [DELETE] :

In Reply to: paint on inside of wheels on 1948 8N posted by Dave Dvorak on September 18, 2017 at 16:53:45:

Ford Tractor never painted the rear wheels, only the center discs. Front 3 x 19 rims were painted. The rear rims were zinc or cad plated. Most restorers today opt to paint as re-plating is very costly. I use a special wheel paint sold by CASE/IH called 'SILVER ARGENT' -see photos below. I suggest that you don't waste your time and money using a cheap, aluminum or metallic shade paint as they will fade and rub off after two years -trust me, based on experience.


ORIGINAL 28 x 9 FORD/KELSEY-HAYES HAT RIMS; restored by Tim Daley:


FYI, Ford Tractor Paint Part Numbers:

Ford Dark Gray (9N/2N) - M2888

Ford Medium Gray (8N and Up) - M-13243

Ford Vermillion (8N Red & Up)- M2822


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