I am on the verge of putting the new rear suspension and improved gear set in my '70 Coupe. I got a 9" third member, 3.25:1 ratio with a Tru Track limited slip differential.
I have cleaned and painted (satin black) the axle housing or banjo. The new third member was supplied as plain cast iron. I was going to paint it satin black also, but now I am not sure. I was just reading an article that showed a rear end freshening and while the axle housing was black they mentioned that they would spray the third member housing "red oxide" as it came from the factory.
Which is correct? Which looks better?
Inquiring minds want to know!