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supermang
10-30-2007, 07:50 PM
So i went out and bought some. im gonna be stripping my valve cover. i was just curious about tips and tricks-pointers etc..... its my first time doing this. When i go to paint my valve cover how can i get a crinkled texture? oven?

bryantiscool
11-01-2007, 12:19 PM
did you want to know how to use the paint remover or.. how to paint?

supermang
11-01-2007, 08:20 PM
um just like tips to get a good finsh when i paint

bryantiscool
11-01-2007, 11:45 PM
use the stripper to get most of it off, use a drill attachment sand paper thing to sand most of the paint down. clean off with alcohol when all paint is gone. prep for paint. do as many coats of primer you want. and just spray with paint.

Splashystrwbery
11-01-2007, 11:53 PM
use the stripper..

then i used a scrapper.

similar to a spackel spreader..

to get the bubbled paint off.

then i let it soak in soap and water.. light sand. primer.

paint

supermang
11-04-2007, 08:27 PM
mmmmk i finished it up i still need some minor touch up but not bad ty

bryantiscool
11-05-2007, 08:09 PM
no prob. post up some pictures. see how that thing came out

boostedrex
11-05-2007, 08:29 PM
pics

HEADSHOT
11-05-2007, 08:39 PM
i just coat the whole damn thing in the shit. then hose it off after like 5 minutes.. easy as cake

supermang
11-05-2007, 08:44 PM
pics before and after

supermang
11-05-2007, 08:45 PM
still need wrk

rudsone
11-05-2007, 08:47 PM
there's only one pic yo

supermang
11-05-2007, 08:49 PM
yea haha sorry had to re-size durrrrr

supermang
11-05-2007, 08:52 PM
I also did the intake, kind of as an expirement, its raw right now and ill primer it soon ill post pics of that mabye tmrw. The process of cleaning the engine up begins. The intake use to be a CAI the owner cut it now after i took the 4 layers of paint off it it looks like the AEM hybrid intake

supermang
11-05-2007, 08:53 PM
^^ owner before me cut it...not me :) hehe

Lilrob
11-06-2007, 09:22 PM
well it looks better then it did before :thumbsup:

Its Shupe
12-27-2007, 07:44 AM
well it looks better then it did before :thumbsup:

x2

tegmister
12-27-2007, 08:22 AM
well it looks better then it did before :thumbsup:

no way, it would have looked a lot better if you would have just cleaned it up really nice and cleaned your bay, but its already ruined :(

bryantiscool
12-27-2007, 01:08 PM
i wouldve just kept it the stock wrinkled black but since you alrady stripped the paint off, might as well polish the thing. blingblangin

ph8ed4life
12-27-2007, 05:50 PM
Just re wrinkle paint it whatever color you like, if you don't like it stripped.

I know Tanman got some wrinkle red to squirt his VC

tanman
12-27-2007, 06:38 PM
They have the black wrinkle at auto zone.This is the guy I got the red from on ebay.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2-Cans-VHT-SP204-Red-Wrinkle-Paint_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33631QQihZ002QQit emZ120193876209QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW:thumbsup:

ph8ed4life
12-27-2007, 07:29 PM
He ordered penis pink, but they sent red instead

j/k.

IMO I like the stripped look with the painted plug cover, but do what makes you happy when you open that hood

tanman
12-27-2007, 07:36 PM
Hey rock out with your cock out.