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Old 11-06-2008, 12:26 AM   #41
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That protege valve cover is sick. I plan to do the same one day.
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Old 11-06-2008, 02:49 AM   #42
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-Duplicolor Wrinkle Finish
-Used cans directions to apply
-Applied in 2 light coats and 2 heavy coated, then fast dried in oven at lowest temp for an hour.

Has been doing well now for about a year, though it got a bit scratched up while I have been taking it off and putting it back on probably 10 times in the last month or two.
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Old 11-06-2008, 03:26 PM   #43
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I like that. It looks great, especially for a Duplicolor rattlecan job.
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Old 11-06-2008, 09:36 PM   #44
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eastwood black epoxy powder coat.
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:18 PM   #45
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put some wrankle on that ****, arkmage.
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Old 02-24-2009, 01:55 AM   #46
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what are the actuall valve covers that will fit the 1.6L engine???
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Old 02-24-2009, 01:56 AM   #47
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how easy is it to just cut or grind the stock one to espose the can gears?????
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Old 02-24-2009, 09:57 PM   #48
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Lol, it's for my Escort GT

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Old 02-24-2009, 11:40 PM   #49
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I sold that ****** for wagz to xracer today, lol.
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Old 02-24-2009, 11:57 PM   #50
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I'm running this custom one-off valve cover. Has some custom oil stains carefully placed to appear natural. Also garnished with some old wiring, vac hose, and a MBC to help it blend in to its surroundings. Even has a bit of RTV around its perimeter to finish the look.
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:18 AM   #51
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AHahah.. ^ looks great. Now put some more oil stains on all that shiney silver that looks way to clean to make it blend in even more.. Aahahah. J/k
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:19 AM   #52
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I'm with Pat, painted mine unobtanium silver, it'll never chip! It does however eventually fade to an oily-stain color.
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came blue. dunno how it t'was painted. lol
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Crappy white balance in that photo, but its a really pretty color. Red Rum Wrinkle powder coating. Don't have the ***** to hit the Embossed lettering with the sander...
OMG!!!! That is almost the excact same color im doing mines.
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Old 03-03-2009, 02:07 AM   #55
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VHT wrinkle paint.

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I love the black wrinkle (did it myself a while ago). Looks clean, but totally OEM.
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Black wrinkle is very tough to beat for a clean OEM look. I prefer it over a glossy paint job.
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Black wrinkle is very tough to beat for a clean OEM look. I prefer it over a glossy paint job.
I agree.
Mine is black wrinkle coat with red lettering, but I don't have any pictures on this machine. I will try to post one later.
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Here's a shitty pic of mine:
Took lots of tape
High temp ceramic paint from autozone, about 5-10 minutes between coats
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Old 03-03-2009, 02:10 PM   #60
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Here's a shitty pic of mine:
Took lots of tape
Why?
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