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celicaguy
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Aug 7, 1:27pm - #34001 
Engine plastics

Ok guys i want to paint my engine plastics.I dont want to sound stupid but do you paint them or is there an overlay to do them?..if not,what should i buy, brand of paint,type,etc.is it available at any local store such as autozone?..any help would be great guys thanks wave

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Aug 7, 1:29pm - #34002 
there is like a special paint at like walmart,peppys,auto zone,and its made to withstand heat up too like...a lot i dont know

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Aug 7, 2:04pm - #34003 
Use high temp paint in whatever color you want. Some people have clear coated theirs, but I have not and mine have been on for about 8 months now with no problems. I painted mine a gunmetal gray color.

Make sure you clean off the plastics and LIGHTLY sand them using fine fin FINE sand paper to get the paint to stick better to the plastic. Spray away and then your golden. happywink


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Aug 7, 3:17pm - #34004 
I used Dupli-Color Engine Enamil. I can stand up to 500 degrees.

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Aug 7, 3:21pm - #34005 
Refer to Karrion's pic of the paint as to what kind to use. They have different temps though, so thats your call. I painted mine with no clear coat either, and they still look great. thumbsup

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Aug 7, 4:17pm - #34006 
you can search too and should find lots of info...


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Aug 7, 6:21pm - #34007 
Sweet thanks guys.I have my body kit on and working on putting the wheels back on when i get time..ill post pics of engine and entire car when i get done thumbsup

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