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May 13, 7:29pm - #15560 
spray paint

i hab a Spectra blue celica and im tryin to find spray paint like dat color or sumthing close to it so, i can paint my plastic pieces in the engine, know wut kind i should use? thank you?


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May 13, 7:32pm - #15561 
I used some of that dupli color high heat stuff on my spec blue. Its pretty close to the same color. I think it looks good, but you may want to get more in depth and make it match perfectly.

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May 13, 7:36pm - #15562 
This is the only pic I have right now. It is also a little darker than in the pic, you know how pictures can distort colors here and there. I do not have that big plastic pieces in that is on the right side. I have a close up with all plastics in, but I need to get the film developed. I may do that tomorrow.

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May 14, 6:28am - #15563 
did you have to use a primer on the engine pieces???

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May 14, 9:10am - #15564 
No, the primer will not be able to stand the high heat. I just put on about 3-5 coats, or until the paint was equal and no spots. But at least 3 coats.

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May 14, 9:19am - #15565 
you can buy high temp engine primer at pepboys, should be in with all the other engine paint. thumbsup I used it on my engine, no problem, great results thumbsup

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May 14, 9:26am - #15566 
When painting any thing remember prep is the key make sure the surfaces are really clean and free of oils as far as paint try to find a paint with a flex additive in it. (bumper paint) they have a bonding agent in them and your paint wont chip or flake off.


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May 14, 7:00pm - #15567 
Go to Autozone and get the saphhire blue auto spray paint. It was the third color i tried for my interior pieces, and the only one that i was pleased with(i'm a perfectionist). It even has that special sparkle that our spec blue cars have thumbsup

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