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Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... #269982 Sep 8, 2:10pm Sep 8, 2:10pm
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Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help...
I need to know what's under the plastic that says "Do not open" and if its alright to open it and paint it grin also need to know how to get the fuse box and air box plastics off.. any help would be appreciated thanx.

Re: Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... [Re: Kenton2k] #269983 Sep 8, 2:16pm Sep 8, 2:16pm
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that would be your ECU


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Re: Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... [Re: Kenton2k] #269984 Sep 8, 2:16pm Sep 8, 2:16pm
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for the airbox you must remove all the clips, there are a couple on the front, and there are two behind it, i used a screw driver to pop those off

Re: Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... [Re: CelicaRacer05] #269985 Sep 8, 2:41pm Sep 8, 2:41pm
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make sure you clean all the surfaces extremely well!


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Re: Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... [Re: CaLiGTS] #269986 Sep 8, 2:52pm Sep 8, 2:52pm
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yeah what he said ^^ grin

Re: Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... [Re: RookieGTS] #269987 Sep 8, 3:09pm Sep 8, 3:09pm
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The "Do not open" warning is crap. Its your computer, if you want to open it, go right ahead. If I was painting I would remove the entire box, not just the lid. Paint it & the vent pipe for cooling your ECU.

Re: Painting ALL engine plastics... need some help... [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #269988 Sep 8, 4:15pm Sep 8, 4:15pm
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just don't touch the computer itself because if you get a static discharge your ecu will fry...

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