I once saw a scrap Mark V bumper which had rusted through from the inside, leaving just the thin chrome layer.
I had my bumper parts rechromed in the 1980s, and at that time I brushed some silver paint on the inside surfaces to hold back the rust.
Re-restoring them now.
What have any of you done with the inside surfaces of your chrome bumper parts? Silver paint? Black paint? Tar?
The parts catalogue says the rear upper spears or bars are different from the rear lowers. I can’t see any difference; all four look the same to me. Anybody know more?
On one tail light panel, I see what may be original gunmetal paint on the back. Were these body color?
Interesting also to note, the upper and lower mounting brackets were plug welded together. One wasn’t done very well, broke apart.
The other is holding together.