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Painted Engine Cover Monterey Blue

I was bored, so I had my engine cover painted. It's colored-matched to Nissan's Monterey Blue (RAE). Comments? Prepped and sanded 4 base coats no clear yet 1 coat clear

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Old 04-09-2012, 03:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool Painted Engine Cover Monterey Blue

I was bored, so I had my engine cover painted. It's colored-matched to Nissan's Monterey Blue (RAE). Comments?

Prepped and sanded



4 base coats no clear yet


1 coat clear


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Old 04-09-2012, 03:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks great I was thinking of trying the same thing, was also thinking about making the black a gloss black instead of just the flat black
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Go for it. Engine bay bling.
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:36 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Very nice..how I miss my Z..hey Tongman where dd u get the paint fro
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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that looks nice! where did u get the color matched paint?
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Looks really good. They should've been paint matched from factory.
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that looks nice! where did u get the color matched paint?
A buddy of mine works at a body shop, so he was able to get the paint for me. The color is a perfect match. Thanks for the comments.
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Looks good dude. Alot of orange peel though. Wetsand and buff that b!tch and youre good to go.
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Thanks. I applied one coat of clear. Was trying to keep the stock texture.
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