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    engine dress up...

    Not sure if its posted in the right place
    Just wondering anyone got any good sites of how to make the engine bay a prettier place to look at? for example covers lol
    Cheers in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeeBoy View Post
    Not sure if its posted in the right place
    Just wondering anyone got any good sites of how to make the engine bay a prettier place to look at? for example covers lol
    Cheers in advance
    Ebay has some stainless and carbon fibre bits knocking around... cant see why you would want to tart up the engine bay though?


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    lol no reason just for shits and giggles really :P
    Got nothing else better to do.

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    A good clean and vinyl/rubber treatment and sprayed engine cover is all you need.


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    which engine you got? also i give my engine a good clean and it made it 100% better

    Before



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    i've got the ecotec engine 1.4 16v i would paint the cover, but knowing my luck i'll mess it up somehow lol :P

    What kind of paint am i supposed to use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeeBoy View Post
    i've got the ecotec engine 1.4 16v i would paint the cover, but knowing my luck i'll mess it up somehow lol :P

    What kind of paint am i supposed to use?
    Normal car paint will do (presuming your talking about the plastic cover not the rocker cover, follow the paint guides and you'll be well away.

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    This is mine, made the covers myself and painted the cover.



    She's a nice un

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    Have a look here mate. A good selection of stuff.

    http://stores.ebay.co.uk/REGALS-Moto...Q3amesstQQtZkm
    ^Click above if yae are^
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    cheers mate gonna have a poke round now! :P

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