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Oct 13, 7:50pm - #52819 
painting engine plastics question...

i started painting my engine plastics and i got one piece done. we now know what kind pf paint to use etc. but theres one piece i want to paint but it says "do not open" on it. i have it pointed out with the green arrow. what will happen if i disassemble this part? what is it? i want to basically paint all the plastic parts under my engine but some dont look like they should be removed. any advice? thx

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Oct 13, 8:32pm - #52820 
thats our ECU, you can take it out, dont mess the inside of it, be careful thumbsup


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Oct 13, 8:33pm - #52821 
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Oct 13, 8:59pm - #52822 
Just cover once you take it off, with a towel or something so nothing will go inside. rice

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Oct 13, 9:16pm - #52823 
Originally Posted by Pnoiracerz
Just cover once you take it off, with a towel or something so nothing will go inside. rice


yup, thats what i did thumbsup


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Oct 13, 10:05pm - #52824 
so i guess what they mean by "do not remove" is you shouldnt drive your car without that plastic piece but its ok to drive without some of the otehr plastics. thanx guys! i cant wait to finish it all up. the blue looks a lot like that blue in the pic you posted street. but i dont have those blue hoses. where can i get those?

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Oct 13, 11:19pm - #52825 
Looking good so far thumbsup

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Oct 14, 2:02am - #52826 
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Looking good so far thumbsup


Looks great! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Oct 14, 2:18am - #52827 
Nice look thumbsup

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Oct 14, 4:20am - #52828 
You can get those hoses at Pepboys. Thats where I got mine

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Oct 14, 2:34pm - #52829 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
Originally Posted by Pnoiracerz
Just cover once you take it off, with a towel or something so nothing will go inside. rice


yup, thats what i did thumbsup


yup thumbsup

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Oct 14, 4:38pm - #52830 
those are not hoses, those are just wire loom, Taylor wire loom thumbsup

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Organizes and protects wiring, cables and small hoses while adding color to engine compartment.

Flexible non-fade polyethylene loom in 5 different colors.
Withstands up to 200 degree temperatures.


Resists gas, oil and chemicals. Pre-slit lengthwise to aid insertion of wires; closes securely. Kit includes 10 ft. each of 1/4"ID, 3/8"ID, 1/2"ID and 3/4"ID sizes. Colors: red, blue, yellow, teal green, purple.


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Oct 14, 4:38pm - #52831 
heres the link Wire Loom


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Oct 14, 6:05pm - #52832 
the picture i posted is NOT my car. its just an example i used to point out the piece i need to paint. the paint im using looks more like the picture street posted minus the blue hoses. ill post pics when im done thumbsup

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Oct 14, 6:06pm - #52833 
what kind of paint? is it the high heat ceramic? cant wait to see the outcome thumbsup


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