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Here's the engine cover in it's stock form...


I decided I wanted to add a little color so I used Vasoline and a brush to cover the emblems and painted away...didn't turn out a nice as I would have hoped.


I was so unhappy with the result that I painted the whole cover white again to hide the emblems.


Then I ordered a vinyl overlay from Randode and I'm much happier with the results. I spent a whopping five bucks on this and I think it sets the cover off nicely. Pop! Thanks Randode.
 

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Looks good, I just bought some Chrome vynle off ebay.
 

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Mine and wifes are just painted completely green and orange, no over lay. I wish I could have shaved all that **** off but then I woul dhave had to bondo or fiberglass the cover, I got some diamond plate left, I guess when I get bored.

 

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Skeeter said:
Mine and wifes are just painted completely green and orange, no over lay. I wish I could have shaved all that **** off but then I woul dhave had to bondo or fiberglass the cover, I got some diamond plate left, I guess when I get bored.

If you could pull that off with diamond plate that would be sic!
 

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Wow these all look amazing to me! I must admit though my favorite is the white one. I think I may have to copy that idea... if ya don't mind.. you should take it as a compliment... hehe
 

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Wow these all look amazing to me! I must admit though my favorite is the white one. I think I may have to copy that idea... if ya don't mind.. you should take it as a compliment... hehe
Feel free! Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! :D
 

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I have the overlay for my engine. Just waiting on painting the engine cover first. And my megan strut bar is being shipped tomorrow! Engine mods are startin!! woohoo
 

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I have the overlay for my engine. Just waiting on painting the engine cover first. And my megan strut bar is being shipped tomorrow! Engine mods are startin!! woohoo
Now your ride will be hot inside and out! Gonna put some stars on the engine cover? I would look sweet!
 

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Wow that cheap huh??? Hmmm does it actually do anything? Can you feel any difference? I'm gon' get it mainly for the look but will it help ANY at all performance wise?
 

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Now your ride will be hot inside and out! Gonna put some stars on the engine cover? I would look sweet!
didnt really think of that.. hmmm i do have extra stars left over..
even got the speedo face comin in this weekend!
 

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Silent Slim said:
Wow that cheap huh??? Hmmm does it actually do anything? Can you feel any difference? I'm gon' get it mainly for the look but will it help ANY at all performance wise?
Well it depends on what color and kind of vinyl, and it can add up to 5hp.
 

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didnt really think of that.. hmmm i do have extra stars left over..
even got the speedo face comin in this weekend!
Do it! And then put some cold cathodes in there to highlight them.
 

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Well it depends on what color and kind of vinyl, and it can add up to 5hp.
He was talking about the strut bar...not the overlay....
 

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What kind of paint did you use to paint the engine cover??? Got some "engine" goodies put in the xB this weekend!!!
 

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What kind of paint did you use to paint the engine cover??? Got some "engine" goodies put in the xB this weekend!!!
I used Krylon Fusion with a clear coat over it. Be sure to wash the parts really well and then use an adhesion promoter. :D
 

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If you have an carquest by you give them your paint code, for your car color. They can put the same paint in spray can for $18.00 per can. Price high but it will be perfect match.

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