Hey guys, just finished painting my engine pieces...I used a high temp metallic aluminum paint, and it turned out great!! Let me know what you think. It makes all the pieces i painted look like metal!!!!
That's it?? Can you give a few more details like what brand paint did you have to prime the covers before painting, or any other kinda prep work? Also would doing this be idoit proof, 'cause if there's a way to screw things up, I'll find it:sad:
I have had a bit of experience painting...I painted my headlight trim and fog light trim using the same paint.
For the engine, all i did was clean the pieces really well. First with soap and water, second with mineral spirits and then again with soap and water.
I let everything dry, and i taped of the stripes on the valve covers.
Then i applied to coats of paint and let it dry.
I used Rustoleum High Temp Aluminum Metallic paint. Like i said, i have had experience with this paint, and it is really easy to work with, just make sure you put on light coats....putting on a heavy coat will cause the paint to look dull.
All in all, it took me about an hour and a half.
Plus I had enough paint left over to paint my calipers!!!
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