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Painted Valve Cover.... Not too shabby??!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BIGDEZUL, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

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  2. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    Carson

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    Nice, that looks pretty sick!
     
  3. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    virgilus11

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    Looks Nice. Definitely better then stock, cheap, black plastic.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    fletch aka

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    Looks good, thanks for posting up.
    I think it correctly identified as an engine cover.
     
  5. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

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    Oh, I knew it didn't sound right! Close enough! Y'all get the point.
     
  6. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    BravesFan

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    what did you paint that with?
     
  7. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    skistoy

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    lets see a pic installed
     
  8. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

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    Too dark, I'll take some tomorrow. I used Krylon for plastic....then testors for the V6 in red...
     
  9. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    Any clear coat involved?
     
  10. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    TacoSox

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    Looks good, I think im gonna do mine red.
     
  11. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    Tasteful!

    Kind of reminds me of one of my VW engines:

    [​IMG]
    (2.0 16v, 11:1 compression, no attempt at emissions and 160hp, for those keeping score at home.)
     
  12. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    No clear coat, it's goin under the hood....actually I was just bored, I'm actually surprised it came out that well. Patience is not a trait of mine
     
  13. Oct 6, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    actually it is referred as an "Engine Shroud"
     
  14. Oct 6, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    cam cover, cover? :p
     
  15. Oct 6, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    Very nice work! I want to do mine sometime this week.
     
  16. Oct 7, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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    Here it is installed

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Oct 7, 2009 at 3:18 PM
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    Wow, that really brightens things up!
     
  18. Oct 7, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    Looks real good!:cheers:
     
  19. Oct 7, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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    BIGLuke

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    Once again that looks amazing. Can you or anyone else breefly explain the process?
    -what did you do to prepare it?
    -did you use primer?
    -did you paint the center part black?
    -did you use clear coat?
     
  20. Oct 7, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

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    Again, no clear coat was used. I bought some textured Krylon for plastic in black, taped what I wanted covered with 3m tape.
     
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