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Aug 30, 7:19pm - #263428 
repainted my plastics

I had some extra time today so i decided to repaint my engine plastics to blue.

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Aug 30, 7:20pm - #263430 
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Aug 30, 7:26pm - #263431 
I recommend this paint remover for everyone that wants to repaint their plastics over.

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Aug 30, 7:27pm - #263432 
Does anyone knows if Injen sells a blue filter?


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Aug 30, 7:56pm - #263433 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Does anyone knows if Injen sells a blue filter?
Not sure, but you can buy another brand of filter that will fit.


BTW, looks very good.

Did you use the painting process listed on this site, or did you do it another way?

Curious, because your's looks so good that I would like to use the process that you used.


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Aug 30, 8:05pm - #263434 
blue looks better than red - but it's a little too light of a shade imo... good job though - thumbsup

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Aug 30, 8:12pm - #263435 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Does anyone knows if Injen sells a blue filter?
Not sure, but you can buy another brand of filter that will fit.


BTW, looks very good.

Did you use the painting process listed on this site, or did you do it another way?

Curious, because your's looks so good that I would like to use the process that you used.


I did it my way rofl thumbsup I used dupli-color high heat paint. I did not prime it or used clear coat on it.


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Aug 30, 8:18pm - #263436 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Does anyone knows if Injen sells a blue filter?
Not sure, but you can buy another brand of filter that will fit.


BTW, looks very good.

Did you use the painting process listed on this site, or did you do it another way?

Curious, because your's looks so good that I would like to use the process that you used.


I did it my way rofl thumbsup I used dupli-color high heat paint. I did not prime it or used clear coat on it.
Really? Looks nice.

How long did you have that red paint on there before you repainted to blue?


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Aug 30, 8:20pm - #263437 
what is the exact color of blue you should use to match the AEM color blue


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Aug 30, 8:30pm - #263438 
Originally Posted by slidr
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Does anyone knows if Injen sells a blue filter?
Not sure, but you can buy another brand of filter that will fit.


BTW, looks very good.

Did you use the painting process listed on this site, or did you do it another way?

Curious, because your's looks so good that I would like to use the process that you used.


I did it my way rofl thumbsup I used dupli-color high heat paint. I did not prime it or used clear coat on it.
Really? Looks nice.

How long did you have that red paint on there before you repainted to blue?


I had it on for about 3 or 4 months


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Aug 30, 8:33pm - #263439 
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
what is the exact color of blue you should use to match the AEM color blue


Dupli-color high head. color code: blue DH1612


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Aug 31, 9:46am - #263440 
looks good thumbsup


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Aug 31, 9:48am - #263441 
i think the red looks 1000 times better...plus you can still see a red tint to the blue and its the wrong shade thumbsdown


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Aug 31, 10:12am - #263442 
red looks better, but IMO painting all the engine plastics looks tacky. you should get the Injen engine and spark plug covers.

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Aug 31, 10:40am - #263443 
The blue looks a bit too purple and it lacks the same lustre. Did you put some kinda of clear coat on the red that you didnt yet on the blue?

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Aug 31, 10:56am - #263444 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Does anyone knows if Injen sells a blue filter?

Nice job bro. Yes Injen does, mine came with a blue one instead of the red one.


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Aug 31, 12:03pm - #263445 
Lookin good thumbsup


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Aug 31, 12:48pm - #263446 
Originally Posted by YoG628
red looks better, but IMO painting all the engine plastics looks tacky. you should get the Injen engine and spark plug covers.


Injen stopped making the RED/BLUE covers and only does them in either BLACK or POLISHED cry


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Aug 31, 1:22pm - #263447 
Geez, i thought the red looked pretty damn good.


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Aug 31, 1:50pm - #263448 
i dont know what pl are talkin about when they say there is some red in your blue plastics..looks like a clean job. i give it two thumbs up thumbsup thumbsup and since blue is my fav color i agree that blue looks better thumbsup

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Aug 31, 2:10pm - #263449 
way you took away the Injen emblem on the Intake and imo it looked better in red but it looks good in blue 2 thumbsup

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Aug 31, 5:07pm - #263450 
eek eek for a second there i thought it was photochop eek good job thumbsup


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Aug 31, 5:50pm - #263451 
Where did you get the red/blue wire covers and how do they install? How many times did you spray it on and did you just get the VVTL-I stickers?


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Aug 31, 6:44pm - #263452 
polished looks better anyway

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Aug 31, 6:46pm - #263453 
Awesome color!...Wish i had a lot of time in my hands! thumbsup grin


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Aug 31, 8:32pm - #263454 
Nice!!!!


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Aug 31, 10:39pm - #263456 
Originally Posted by trog2233
i think the red looks 1000 times better...plus you can still see a red tint to the blue and its the wrong shade thumbsdown


I removed the red paint completly off the cover before i painted it blue. Mayb its camera confused


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Aug 31, 10:40pm - #263457 
Originally Posted by fonz182
The blue looks a bit too purple and it lacks the same lustre. Did you put some kinda of clear coat on the red that you didnt yet on the blue?


I did not put any clear coat on the red, its just that the red paint was gloss and i bought flat blue instead


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Aug 31, 10:45pm - #263458 
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
Where did you get the red/blue wire covers and how do they install? How many times did you spray it on and did you just get the VVTL-I stickers?


I got the hose cover at kragen. its $5 for 8 ft. They have different sizes too! The hose come cut already so all you have to do is slide it on to the hose you want to cover. I think i sprayed 2 coats of paint on it, not sure. Oh...and i just used some silver paint to paint the vvtl-i after it was covered by the blue.


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Aug 31, 10:55pm - #263459 
Originally Posted by Sultan
blue looks better than red - but it's a little too light of a shade imo... good job though - thumbsup

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Sep 1, 12:55pm - #263460 
look nice, but i like it when it's glossy..good job though thumbsup


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Sep 1, 1:43pm - #263461 
not a fan of painted engine plastics, i think the stock black goes well with anything but nice job!! thumbsup thumbsup


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