On the 250 series P.F. cars, such as the Coupes, Cabriolets and the GTEs, the electrical panels are mounted in the engine compartment and are protected from the elements by a black wrinkle-finished aluminum panel. These covers are held in place with three small knobs. These knobs are machined from brass bar stock and nicely finished in chrome. 250 P.F. Electrical Panel Knobs.
Red fiber washers were used to seal the mating surfaces of the components on the fuel log and carburetors. These are all 12mm I.D.. Copper washers were also supplied with the Weber carburetor rebuild kits. Weber also supplied brass, unplated nuts, banjo bolts and other pieces as replacements. It is my opinion that the cars were delievered with the red fiber washers and with all of the fuel log components chrome-plated. 9-Piece Red Fiber Washers for Inside Plug Engines
Metal tie wraps were used to gather hoses, wiring and control cables to minimize the mess in the engine compartment. They were typically seen on the heater hoses, Venetian blind cables and other places in the engine compartment. Usually there would be three or four per car. Aluminum Tie Wraps, Aluminum type were used for the early cars until about 1959.