Can any M880 owners help me with some details for my models?

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Here is a mockup of my M887. I am also doing an M890 at the same time. These first two will be done as Air Force vehicles in Strata Blue. Yes, I know that the vast majority of these vehicles were green and used by the Army, but I seem to recall seeing some of these running around McConnell AFB in Wichita KS when I was growing up there. I also intend to do a few other M890s, one in standard green, one in CARC, and one in Marine tan.

Now for my questions. Can any of you provide me with interior photos of your M890 or variant? I am trying to get details to paint up the inside correctly, and I am not finding any photos anywhere online. I would also appreciate an underhood shot. I am most curious what color the engine block was done in (and other accessories). I assume it was the standard Dodge Blue for that vintage, but I don't want to guess wrong.

Any help that members of this website can provide will be very much appreciated! Thank you in advance!
 

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Unless the Air Force painted the interior blue, the factory base interior colour is Green 34079 for the metal surfaces.

Looking forward to seeing that completed. [thumbzup]

Cheers
 

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See post by VTM880 right before your post in 880 forum for a nice interior pic. Yup engine is blue, air cleaner black, inner fenders and firewall black. Frame was unpainted. All sheetmetal olive drab.
 

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See post by VTM880 right before your post in 880 forum for a nice interior pic. Yup engine is blue, air cleaner black, inner fenders and firewall black. Frame was unpainted. All sheetmetal olive drab.
Thanks! I just happened to see that nice interior picture right after I posted.
 
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