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white 8 61.54%
Red 4 30.77%
a shade of blue 1 7.69%
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Old 03-23-2004, 10:06 PM   #1
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Default What color should I paint these letters?

Under my hood, the "Riviera by Buick" Text is fading on the underhood mat. What color should I paint it, and what should I use to do this? It has to be something that won't bleed/soak in and spread because it won't look good. Whatever color I choose for that, is also the color that the rest of my engine'* color scheme is going to be. (wire loom mostly)
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I like the white that it is already, just needs to be freshened up a bit. Not too sure how white wire loom will look on the engine though. I believe that the lettering is silk screened on there. It might be tough to get good results with paint.
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The color of the engine cover, or the letters on the engine cover.

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The color of the engine cover, or the letters on the engine cover.

I planned to paint the engine cover black, or just buy a black engine cover. I'd make the letters either white or red i guess.
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Then keep all your letters the same color. Both black engine cover, and insulator with say the exact color of your paint (touch up paint, code matched) would be a SWEET touch. One of those subliminal things you don't notice.

I'd cut some holes in the cover too, so it'* cooler under there, and put some mesh or something in it. Black ones are nice!
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Normally I'm a fan of "paint it black".... but in this case I'll have to go w/ white.
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White if you want it to last, red is nice but will fade with heat and time.
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Not an option, but I say Silver, as close to Chrome as you can get would look nice.....
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Not an option, but I say Silver, as close to Chrome as you can get would look nice.....
sweet! I like that idea.. I wonder if they make a 'chrome' looking liquid paint. that would be freakin awesome!
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