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Old 08-14-14, 08:05 AM   #1
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Hey guys i just painted some of the plastics in my engine bay... I wanted some feedback on what i should paint the center plastic of the engine... I was thinking red and silver or black and silver, what do you guys think.. If you have pics of your engine post them please...
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Can't say I ever thought to bother doing that... my opinion is it looks fine the way it is.

What kind of paint did you use, I would worry that most paints for plastics would not stand up to the heat.
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looks good,what color is your GS? I did mind dark grey with orange
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Hey guys i just painted some of the plastics in my engine bay... I wanted some feedback on what i should paint the center plastic of the engine... I was thinking red and silver or black and silver, what do you guys think.. If you have pics of your engine post them please...
lokks good,I painted mine dark grey & orange.
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Thanks, my color is silver, so i matched the paint code....your Gs looks sick, i like the orange!!!!
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looks good,what color is your GS? I did mind dark grey with orange
What engine is that?

Sorry cant see or zoom in properly on the phone but defo looks nice
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What engine is that?

Sorry cant see or zoom in properly on the phone but defo looks nice
2006 GS300 awd 3.0 v6
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looks good,what color is your GS? I did mind dark grey with orange
was the orange painted????
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that looks great trev… did you have that professionally done with auto grade paint and clear coat?
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that looks great trev… did you have that professionally done with auto grade paint and clear coat?
I did, i matched my paint code and had a friend do it that paints for a living... I'm not done with the center plastic yet.. I dont know what color combo i want yet,im thinking silver and black or black and red....
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black would be subtle… red yells "look at me!"
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black would be subtle… red yells "look at me!"
Thanks, I will post the pics when im done. I'm going to do red and black. I dont know,should i do all red or red in black?????
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wow tough choice.. can't wait to see the pics
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was the orange painted????
I painted the orange with a paintbrush,but I would go with silver & red for your car.
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