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Old 03-08-2008, 11:04 AM   #1
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but I dont know what brand of paint to go with or the exact procedure in painting it. I was thinking black with red lettering
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Just make sure you get a paint made for plastic. Most plastics dont take paint very well. Also make sure you clean it REALLY good, any oils and the paint wont take.
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Would I be able to get it in an aerosol can? Asking cause I have a lot of experience with spray paint and none with brush paint.
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Wait, wouldnt I need it to be high heat resistant?
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I used good ole high temp engine paint on my cover and valve covers... held up just fine

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Do I need to use primer too?
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not a bad idea.
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but I dont know what brand of paint to go with or the exact procedure in painting it. I was thinking black with red lettering
I painted my plastic grills. Make sure you prime it and that will help.
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To add to this, I painted my supercharger'* wire cover with a whole lot of coats of high temp engine spray paint, and then I put on even more clear coat paint. It'* really shiny.
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To add to this, I painted my supercharger'* wire cover with a whole lot of coats of high temp engine spray paint, and then I put on even more clear coat paint. It'* really shiny.
I dont have wire cover unfortunately.

Any suggestions on what color I should paint it? I'm gonna paint the strut bar and the valve covers red but I dont want the cover to be red as well, the lettering being red wouldnt bother me. Anyway, ideas?
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