Here are some pics of my freshly painted valve cover. I think it turned out nicely. I used high heat engine enamel for the base coat, and then some generic high temp kelly green paint that my dad had laying around. Then I sanded down the lettering.
Why green you ask. I saw a white itr with a carbon fiber hood in the June 2003 Volume 15 No. 6 issue of Sport Compact Car. The valve cover was painted a dark green, and i just liked the look of it, and had never seen anyone with a green valve cover like that before. I think the green has a clean look to it. I'm happy with how it came out. Thanks for all the compliments guys.
it took me maybe an hour or so, with letting it dry between the engine enamel and the high heat green. once again thanks for the compliments guys. when i sanded the lettering down i started with a rough paper, not sure what it was, and then ended with a 1000 grit. it's not a hard process at all, this is the 3rd one i've done i think, the first for my own car though. thanks again.
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