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tips on painting engine plastics #262465 Aug 29, 8:47pm Aug 29, 8:47pm
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tips on painting engine plastics
I want to paint my engine plastics right the first time. I read the install section article on it. But i heard of people priming theres and other stuff to make them come out real nice. Ive seen some members and there paint jobs look "mehish." How exactly do you primer it and what type of paint should I use? thanx

Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: GTQuentin] #262466 Aug 29, 8:50pm Aug 29, 8:50pm
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Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: celicaboy] #262467 Aug 29, 8:52pm Aug 29, 8:52pm
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buts thats for the insde of ur car, well that type of paint hold up in the engine

Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: GTQuentin] #262468 Aug 29, 8:53pm Aug 29, 8:53pm
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Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: celicaboy] #262469 Aug 29, 9:00pm Aug 29, 9:00pm
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like i think this guys used another process

he said he did this 'Painting it was a pain in the butt cause I used a metallic finish which meant that I had to paint with a metallic primer first then I had to spray the blue metallic finish, it looks great in person, the pics don't do it much justice."

i tried asking homeboy 4 help but never replied. you think that paint will handle heat

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Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: GTQuentin] #262470 Aug 29, 9:02pm Aug 29, 9:02pm
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use the krylon fusion paint, it is made for plastic and i people have used it before on their engine plastics

Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: celicaboy] #262471 Aug 30, 1:12am Aug 30, 1:12am
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for those that have painted plastics, how long do they usually last b4 they start chipping

Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: ghostingcelica] #262472 Aug 30, 1:51am Aug 30, 1:51am
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i used testors on every paintable plastic under my Hood (that i wanted to paint) and the paint has not chipped off yet. it's been a year now thumbsup

mine looks "mehish" rofl i gotta redo the paint with a brighter blue color.


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Re: tips on painting engine plastics [Re: celicaboy] #262473 Aug 30, 6:37am Aug 30, 6:37am
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Originally Posted by celicaboy
use the krylon fusion paint, it is made for plastic and i people have used it before on their engine plastics

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