The engine cover wasn't supposed to match the car exactly. It's supposed to be an accent piece, and looks better in person. My iphone doesn't do the best at capturing colors.
I worked out the paint job in trade with a buddy of mine who owns a body shop. They did an estimate for me before they started and it would have been about $4500 total in cash. They stripped the whole car down and did it right.
'09 PSM G8 GT w/ Premium & Sport packages.
Go: LS3, BTR 233/250 (Stg IV) cam, Manzo 2" Camaro LTs, Kooks 3" mids, GXP axle backs, VCM, 100mm LS7 MAF, 3.27's, Circle-D 3600 stall, built 6L80E. Tuned by Me.
Whoa!: CTS-V/ Camaro Brembos, full Zeta II front and rear suspension swap w/ BMR goodies and BC coil-overs.
Show: LED headlights and fogs, VG Sharkfin, GXP bumper & diffuser, 10% tint, de-badged, CTS-V wheels.