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Sep 18, 7:34pm - #46327 
What color should I paint my engine plastics?

Hey everyone I got a 03 Liquid silver and I think I'm gonna paint my engine plastics but am not sure what color I wanna go with, I was thinking about painting them silver to match the car and them paint some of the grooves blue. Tell me what you think. Here's a pic under my Hood

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Sep 18, 7:36pm - #46328 
thats sounds good, ive seen some silver celicas with blue engine plastics and that looks sweet

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Sep 18, 7:48pm - #46329 
Originally Posted by Ben008
thats sounds good, ive seen some silver celicas with blue engine plastics and that looks sweet


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Sep 18, 8:45pm - #46330 
hey man...
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Sep 18, 9:17pm - #46331 
since you started blue, finish it with blue like mine on my silver baby thumbsup it just depends on the color scheme your going for wave

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Sep 18, 9:56pm - #46332 
anything goes w/ silver...but your Intake is blue so i'd go with either blue or silver.

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Sep 19, 9:37am - #46333 
I think silver on silver looks really good. Maybe SpreadEagle could post a few of his.


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Sep 19, 11:32am - #46335 
How did you 'paint' your cover silver?!?! That's awesome and SOOOO smooth. smile! please tell me! jdelmond@stetson.edu

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Sep 19, 11:35am - #46336 
Oh wait. nevermind. sorry, i'm stupid. I've already painted mine blue! :-p I just realized that yours looks really smooth and all. like glass. how did you get that effect? primer? wet sandpaper?? thanks in advance

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Sep 19, 10:47pm - #46337 
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mine is exactly like that...exept red and silver grin

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Sep 21, 5:25am - #46338 
Romans plastic covers were done profesionally from a shop thumbsup thumbsup


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Sep 21, 6:12am - #46339 
blue is nice...but depends on what color scheme you are going for my car was blue and silver!

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Sep 21, 6:23am - #46340 
he is missing the 2 rear clips for the cover


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Sep 21, 6:49am - #46341 
Originally Posted by ssgsky
he is missing the 2 rear clips for the cover

Yea i'm missing mine too..they break very easily thumbsdown

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Sep 21, 7:01am - #46342 
Originally Posted by ssgsky
he is missing the 2 rear clips for the cover



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Sep 21, 9:19am - #46343 
Eagle your plastics look great. How did you piant them?

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Sep 21, 9:21am - #46344 
What kind of paint are you guys using to paint yours, cause I am looking into painting mine.

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Sep 21, 9:46am - #46345 
Originally Posted by ST0RMSHADOW
What kind of paint are you guys using to paint yours, cause I am looking into painting mine.


any kind of 500 degree or 1200 degree high heat paint...
I am going to paint mine also..but I think I am going to get it professionally done.


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Sep 21, 10:01am - #46346 
go for the blue

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Sep 21, 1:15pm - #46347 
I used dupli-color high heat with ceramic on mine...it was rated at 1200 degree...no primer needed. I used High Heat Aluminum (not silver) and then used Dupli-color High Heat clear with ceramic as well (that was rated at 500 degree though). It came out just like that pic that Spread Eagle posted. I tried silver but it looked kinda cheap...the aluminum color looks ALOT better.

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