> I'm doing a ground up on a '73 240. I need
> some names of some good engine
> rebuild shops in the
> Philadelphia area. Also, Does anyone know
> what the paint code is for the
> blue used on the block?
> Much Thanks!
The color most people substitute for the original blue is your average Ford (yuk) blue, which I have heard is close enough. That is what was used on my block when I had it rebuilt, then I went to see one of the restored 240's in San Jose and the color was a little off. Mostly it was duller, and lighter. It's really just a judgment call on how 'original' you want the resto to be.
I just happened to notice your name on this forum as one who recently inquired about the 240Z parts catalog that I offer. When I tried to send information back to you, it bounced, and I got this message back: