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Old 12-15-2012, 11:47 PM
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WOW! These covers are all amazing!! I may need to get in touch with someone to do mine. How does it work with me living in California and all? Do I just ship it to someone and they ship it back when it's done?
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wow there is some serious talent here. alot of good looking projects. Motivating me to get started on my engine bay!
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PAINTED and/or CUSTOM Engine Cover... Let's see them...-uploadfromtaptalk1357575688438.jpg

I took mine to an auto body shop and they did it for me. I had some paint it red and the centerpiece black then I had a decal made for the centerpiece which the graphics place put on. then I took it back to the auto body shop where they put the chrome decal stripes on then clear coated the whole thing. I believe they use the same paint they use to paint the outside of the car.
Since this picture was taken I have added chrome caps instead of black ones that or seen here

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WOW! These covers are all amazing!! I may need to get in touch with someone to do mine. How does it work with me living in California and all? Do I just ship it to someone and they ship it back when it's done?
Thats how it works and I'd be happy to do it for you you can see my work @ www.bowmanairbrush.com
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WOW! These covers are all amazing!! I may need to get in touch with someone to do mine. How does it work with me living in California and all? Do I just ship it to someone and they ship it back when it's done?

Thats the way I have been doing them.. Get some ideas together and get in contact with me or banger... Its been a while since I have done any covers...
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I'm working on my engine cover and I want to paint the 5.7, V8 and HEMI lettering but I really suck with a paint brush. It seems impossible to mask the lettering with tape.
Does anyone know of any overlays or other methods of masking and painting these letters?

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I put decals on my letter instead of painting and striping kit. then I had it clear coated to seal everything in I had an auto body shop do all the work for me. I got the 5.7 liter v8 letters and striping kit from a place online called reflective concepts

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look up pestyphil on eBay. He is supposed to have them available soon. Stickers instead of paint...
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