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Old 07-23-2007, 02:03 AM   #1
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I picked up a set of sliiightly used valvecovers from DarkShadow so I could paint them and have them installed by Intense when I'm there in a couple weeks. Were these Frankenbonne'* by the way? After having luck with the Magic Eraser on several other surfaces, I decided to try it on the valve covers. Conclusion: Don't waste your time trying anything else before you at least try it out. The eraser breezed through the grime and I cleaned them both in about 15 minutes with only soap and water. Only a tiny bit of staining remained at the base near the bolt holes that even an eventual soak in TB cleaner couldn't touch.

So John, do these look familiar?? They're not perfect, but they were so EASY to clean. I really wish I took "before" pics...
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Painted and ready to sit atop a new valvetrain in 12 days
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I don't really care about that knick in the rear because you can't even see the cover anyway, but I couldn't NOT paint it
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No before pics , What a noob


They look great Bob
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Feel the love Bob? lol

I was thinking the same thing..

What color did you paint them.
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He did a before and after paint.

Looks much better. No matter how hard you try, they'll still have some staining. I'm a big fan of painting the valve covers since I did mine....twice, and Bill'*.

Twice.
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What color did you paint them.
pssst look up ^^^

I see silver, what do you see?
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pssst look up ^^^

I see silver, what do you see?
I was asking for the actual name of the color in case I wanted to pick some up...not what they look like. Need to keep the options open in the future. Jeezum'* Jimbo..lighten up.
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Well I'd call that color....Silver!!
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Nice job, I might have to try that
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HA! It'* ALUMINUM DE1615 Duplicolor Engine Enamel!
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