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Help: Painting engine cover

I have a 1999 prelude that is that bluish silver color. I want to paint my engine covers but not sure on what colour would suit my lude. Asking for your opinion pictures would be great if u can. Thanks
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

Yellow. Brake rotor yellow.
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

About 2 years ago I painted my valve cover with VHT wrinkle red.
VHT Wrinkle Plus™ Coatings

2 years later its starting to flake off. Anyone aware of something I could have done to avoid this? Im about to redo it and want to avoid this in the future.
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

Proper prep, and be careful with it. Mine was painted in 2010 and it's still perfect.
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

paint it pink
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

Colour depends on what you want the color scheme to be. Do you want it to stand out? Or do you want it to be subdued? Personally, if I had a Nordic Mist or CBM lude, I would do type-s red, or H23A VTEC/F20B blue.




What is your desired colour scheme?
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

Always been impartial to Plaid....
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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

Maybe wood grain... with termite tunnels and everything.
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I remember my first thread, asking what a noise was when I got going 110mph.
Pretty much got flamed for driving like a jackass and was told to slow down. And I'll be damned, slowing down fixed it.

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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

Are you tellin me you wouldn't want a gallon of plaid paint?

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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

I'd luuuuuuuv a gallon of plaid paint...
Especially the temperature change kind.
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Pretty much got flamed for driving like a jackass and was told to slow down. And I'll be damned, slowing down fixed it.

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Re: Help: Painting engine cover

invisible paint
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deed i do it rite?
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Colour depends on what you want the color scheme to be. Do you want it to stand out? Or do you want it to be subdued? Personally, if I had a Nordic Mist or CBM lude, I would do type-s red, or H23A VTEC/F20B blue.




What is your desired colour scheme?
nailed it. depends on what color scheme your going with or are you looking for a more oem look? this one I love, man that engine bay looks great. wrinke blue or red would look ravishing
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Ravishing? Fabulous!




Oem always sing volumes to me. Especially when you've done work and it's stealth mode.
Like hammer finish too. Makes the car more industrial and technical like the paint has a purpose lol
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I dunno...
wood grain lookin' right spawty...
even the oil filler cap....
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I remember my first thread, asking what a noise was when I got going 110mph.
Pretty much got flamed for driving like a jackass and was told to slow down. And I'll be damned, slowing down fixed it.

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X zaktly...

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