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can anyone tell me if the trunk was originally painted body color or undercoated thruout ? [ 1970 eliminator] what were the inside quarters ? also,were all the seams in the trunk caulked with that "sloppy-look" ? i have the entire trunk area sandblasted and etched and need to know what was original . thanx, gary
 

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Gary,

The trunk interior was originally body colored. No splatter gray paint, that was later 1971 and up. Plaid mat. Natural gas tank color (zinc coated?), it was installed after the car was painted.

I think it was all caulked.

Tim B
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1970 Trunk

Like Tim said. same color as car ,seam sealer used in all seams.
Is your Eliminator in the registry?
Frank
 

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And remember the seam sealer was applied before paint. Neal.
 
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