They were white.
I agree, that’s why I’m checking. I’m leaning towards removing the paint.With them painted white you miss some of the detail of the letters making them look flat. Mine when I purchased the car.
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In this photo (at first glance) I see white. When I zoom in I can tell they aren’t painted. Wonder if the average person would even notice when they are on the car?That's a question I've never been able to substantiate.
I have seen both and have never been able to determine if it was a body-color type thing.
Here is an unrestored '67 with no signs of paint within the letters as well
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Same here. The ones on my '65 and '67 are original and are black.All originals and NOS 65 GTO quarter emblems I‘ve come across, and seen on cars are black.
Wouldn't doubt it from the hacks that had the car before me, everything is a little different on the car so I'm keeping them...I like the white better.Baad, your quarter emblems look like a 66 grill badge being white with the black bar