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Old 12-23-2003, 11:46 AM   #1
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i really need to do this after i got done cleaning the motor i still wasnt satisfyed with the results. does anybody know how to do this and what to use. i know there was a thread on this a while back but im not sure if it was lost with the crash. pics would be nice too
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Are you talking about when they spray painted their engine bay gloss black.
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h1081dan painted his valve covers black and then clear coated them along with his upper intake (and other things I think).

They sell engine enamel in any auto store, from 500-1500* rated. Just find the Clear Engine paint and have fun. Just make sure you mask off anything you don't want the paint on or in.
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Regular enamel would even work for majority of the parts in the engine bay. I think anything after 500 degrees or so is when you would have to use high temp paint.
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Regular enamel would even work for majority of the parts in the engine bay. I think anything after 500 degrees or so is when you would have to use high temp paint.
im not that familiar with paint, does the clearcoat come in a aerosol can as well? heat rated too?
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yeah it comes in a can but over a period of time it could buble up because of heat
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***They DO sell clear coat that is high temp. rated!******
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