Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Engine Cover Paint... Where To Find? #431927 Apr 1, 5:19pm Apr 1, 5:19pm
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 68
New York
SabreWulf OP
Member
2004 Toyota Celica
SabreWulf OP

Member
2004 Toyota Celica

Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 68
New York
Engine Cover Paint... Where To Find?
Ok, I need a little help here...

I'm looking for paint to color the plastic engine cover for the Celica. By default, they're black... but I want to paint it yellow to match the color of my car.

Does anyone know what kind of paint I need to get in order to color this?
I've read up on it a little, and I think I'm supposed to use a High-Temperature paint resistant to extreme heat... so there goes going to Wal-Mart for a can of Krylon paint.

I came across this:
http://www.plastikote.com/plastikote/auto/template.jsp?searchcode=HOT&product=HotPaint
...the problem is, however, that it does not come in the color I need... YELLOW.

For those fimilar with painting the calipers, disk drums, engine & engine cover... do you know where I could get some yellow paint that matches the Celica's yellow color?
> This includes both caliper paint and/or spray paint for the engine cover. The caliper paint I got (from Wal-Mart) turned out to look more like a school-bus yellow or a divider-road yellow, which really sort of had an orange tint to it & totally didn't look like the cover on the box!

Anyone either know a site or store where I can purchase such a paint?

Re: Engine Cover Paint... Where To Find? [Re: SabreWulf] #431928 Apr 1, 6:17pm Apr 1, 6:17pm
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 733
Hon, HI
g96818
Yoda Master
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
g96818

Yoda Master
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 733
Hon, HI
u should sand down the plastics, spray a coat of dupli sandable primier, sand that down with a higher grit sand paper, then spray a few layers of dupli yellow color on it and sand between each, you can clear coat it if you want

Re: Engine Cover Paint... Where To Find? [Re: g96818] #431929 Apr 1, 10:23pm Apr 1, 10:23pm
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 802
WI
Live42day
Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT
Live42day

Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 802
WI
Duplicolor makes a nice match yellow. It is called engine enamel. Got it at Wal-mart. That caliper kit sucks ass! I even thought about writing Duplicolor a little letter on how they totally false advertised that yellow kit... angry


Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
Re: Engine Cover Paint... Where To Find? [Re: Live42day] #431930 Apr 1, 10:24pm Apr 1, 10:24pm
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 802
WI
Live42day
Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT
Live42day

Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 802
WI
here.

DE 1642 Daytona Yellow

1953552409-can_engine.jpg

Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
Re: Engine Cover Paint... Where To Find? [Re: Live42day] #431931 Apr 2, 3:31am Apr 2, 3:31am
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 212
Salt Lake City, Utah
sekytwo
Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT
sekytwo

Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 212
Salt Lake City, Utah
use the paint guide here on e-celica, they will come out sick, i did mine in silver once buy myself, then i tried it with the paint guide, oh it made a world of difference!!

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
dmaxd03
dmaxd03
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
Florida

Posts: 108
Joined: September 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
First Toyota, Celica gt-s
by MiataMan. 09/22/2017 6:58 AM
FS: 18 in rims Rays Wolf 77
by WAYNESKI777. 09/20/2017 10:02 AM
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
how do u bleed clutch line
by scorpionafw. 09/12/2017 3:20 PM
CELICA GEN 7 WELCOME DOOR LIGHTS
by Jinxy1965. 09/10/2017 1:36 PM
Need advice with buying Celica GT 2005 (t23)
by DarkSorrow. 09/05/2017 10:51 AM
Need advice on my engine.
by Tameah21. 09/05/2017 6:39 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170920)