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    engine bay progress

    I ended up spraying my rocker cover black and the plug cover red to match my car.quite pleased with the results.next job will be to tidy up the cossover pipe,change the cambelt cover and then im gonna get a heat shield from glenn.


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    looks nice that chap, well done

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    Looks good, nice how a coat of paint makes all the difference.

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    i think it would look better it there was a clear coat over it, looks like matt to me.

    good job though

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    I was gonna ask did you lacquer it but didnt wana p1ss on your chips...

    I'd take it off and give it a quick lacquer,leave it to dry and harden then whack it back on.

    I've just done the same mod, painted mine black but with several coats of clear lacquer.
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    Looks good mate

    Where did you get the oil cap?

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    didnt mean it in a bad way, i was going to do mine matt buy they guy that painted it advised me not to, he says its a nightmare to keep clean,so i got mine all shinny


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    yeh it is laquered.does'nt show in the pic though does it.i did have my grubby hands all over it though!lol.maybe i just did'nt put enough on.

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    Very nice mate, looking good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damon View Post
    Looks good mate

    Where did you get the oil cap?
    oil cap is off DimDG.he is a user on here mate

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