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Old 02-04-2013, 07:47 AM   #1
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i got bored.......







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Old 02-04-2013, 08:00 AM   #2
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Nice job.
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:24 AM   #3
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Very nice take on the otherwise boring stock engine cover. Are you a paint guy? Sure looks like it!

I opted for the gto-style covers, but only personal preference.
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:35 AM   #4
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Ya i am i even painted the fire bird in my avatar
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:03 AM   #5
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Like it!

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Old 02-04-2013, 09:10 AM   #6
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Nice job man. Looks GRRRR8.
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:10 AM   #7
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looks great !
I need to find something to install after my maggie gets put on !
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:54 AM   #8
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Thanx guys
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:07 AM   #9
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Looks good. Very similar to the one on my wife's G8.
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:57 AM   #10
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Looks great! Now it's time to do mine since you know how to do Stryker Blue so well...
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Old 02-04-2013, 12:40 PM   #11
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Im thinking my next T/A is going sbm
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:51 PM   #12
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Looks good! What paint did you use and what wa your procedure?


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Old 02-04-2013, 05:23 PM   #13
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Kinda similar to what I had done. My painter used 4-5 coats of clear over the factory Silver, it is pretty smooth now.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:56 PM   #14
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I kept the textured look.
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As for materials i used ppg dbc base coat mixed 1:1 with dt 885 reducer. Clear was ppg dcu 2002 mixed 4:1:1,, 4 parts 2002 1 part dcx 61 harder 1 part dt 885 reducer. Taped off the black and v8 scuffed it with a grey scuff pad then cleaned it using dcx 330 retaped based and cleared
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:16 PM   #15
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Very nice. Looking tondo the same. Now paint the rear diffuser sbm so I can see what it looks like. Lol
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:12 PM   #16
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Very nicely done!

And thanx for the 'recipe'.
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:25 PM   #17
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Very nice. Looking tondo the same. Now paint the rear diffuser sbm so I can see what it looks like. Lol
Who knows what will get painted next time i get bored
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:38 PM   #18
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Nice job
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:38 AM   #19
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Looks incredible!
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