What colour should I paint my trunk floor...?

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  1. Twisted_Metal

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    A thin coat of rattle-can satin black will be close to the factory finish.

    Trunk interiors were not body color.
     
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    My 80Z28 trunk floor is/was black, body color is/was Bright Blue
     
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    Its expensive and overkill but if you only want to donit once and have the tools. . .black epoxy primer then a quality truck bedliner was my choice. I use my trunk though, others may not.
     
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    Thanks for the info there :)

    So, trunk interiors originally were more or less a satin black then?
     
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    I can see how a truck bedliner would work for a trunk that's used frequently. Sadly for us here in England the price of fuel at $8.50 a gallon means we probably don't use these cars maybe as much as we'd like.
     
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    The factory look is a three color splatter paint. My 77 was blue white and black from what i can tell the primary colors where blue and white.
     
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    I used Raptor bed liner in my trunk, the kit came with 4 quart cans so I also shot the wheel wells and the battery tray and part of the fender well under the battery tray to cover some repair work where corrosion had been caused by a battery.
     
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    My black '81 is black with a fine texture almost like undercoat. It's an LA built car if that makes any difference.
     
  9. Twisted_Metal

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    Only on the later 2nd gens. Early ones had splatter paint in the trunks.

    I don't know what year they stopped using splatter paint but my 80 never had it.
     
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    Mine came from the Van Nuys plant too. Thanks for the information :) I guess the undercoat has satin look to it.
     

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