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Post by kg300zxtt on Thu Jan 28, 2010 8:58 pm

I painted my valve cover red to mach my front brakes





perfect match lol!

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Post by Dorikin717 on Thu Jan 28, 2010 9:47 pm

not sure if tht deserves its own thread, but cool
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Post by J240sxxx on Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:50 am

I second that..
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Post by 14k on Sat Jan 30, 2010 11:48 am

how long did i take you to cut the letters out? lol

i took me forever on my SR valve cover and z32 brakes
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Post by lizmo on Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:30 pm

very nice. when i did mine on my old hatch i just painted the letters by hand!
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Post by simon on Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:32 pm

no need to cut the letters out

spray the whole thing and use some 600 grit on the letters

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Post by Adrian_S13 on Sat Jan 30, 2010 8:03 pm

What kind of paint you use?
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Post by booey13 on Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:52 am

simon wrote:no need to cut the letters out

spray the whole thing and use some 600 grit on the letters

WERD...that's what I did. Easiest way to do it. Sorry the car is so dirty. It was right before I washed it.

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Post by booey13 on Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:54 am

Adrian_S13 wrote:What kind of paint you use?

I used high-temp black resin. Like they said above, it bakes on to the calipers when they heat up
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Post by kg300zxtt on Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:20 am

I buy all my chemicals, paint and auto shit on www.eastwood.com the paint I used for the calipers and valve cover is 900F resistant.
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