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Old 12-06-2010, 02:12 PM   #1
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Ok, so I'm cleanin up my engine bay a little after work today, and it hits me just how ugly the tan body of an M90 really is.lol Is there a how to on polishing one of these up. And if possible is there a how to on porting one as well?
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Tan body.. that sounds like a 96 model charger with the heat coating paint on it.

I know a few have and said it'* a ton of work. Seems that they pick up a polishing kit and spend hours upon hours at it. Sorry I don't have more info.
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I think I have a write up or two in tech info performance.

As for cleaning it up, well, I find that to be a lot of work for little return, and it soon starts to fade. So what I do is clean it up, then a lite coat of paint, like stainless, aluminum, or chrome. Looks the same with a lot less effort. Use a higher heat paint that is resistant to solvents.
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No its a Gen 3. Its in my 00 SSEi. Maybe tan isn't the best way to describe it but whatever it is, its ugly.lol
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not the most professional but i did it at home using home tools
might be a little bitchy but heres what i did years ago

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Ok Dan. I'll take a look at that 2moro. I'm postin from my phone right now and it kinda sucks. While I'm thinkin about it though, any particular paint brand work best in this situation?
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FWIW, I think a little bit of paint goes a long way:



I used some wheel paint with a couple of coats of clear enamel.
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Tell me about it. A few coats of chrome engine paint.

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I took a different approach. Since corrosion is such a pain, paint of some sort was on my list. I also wanted to keep people from seeing imperfections. And it helped me hide a lot of stuff in the engine bay.

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There is an intercooler under that charger.
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I used a high temp ceramic, I think it was Duplicolor...

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