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Old 07-28-2010, 01:14 AM
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3rd gen hood plastic cover RE-PAINT/FINISH

Hey I just took off my plastic black cover on the HOOD of the car with the squirty things that gives water to yer front windshield and re-painted it cuz it was dull and had a few nicks n scratches. All I did was.... get under the hood and find the 2 little holes that have rubber plugs to hide em with phillips screws befor that detach the vaccum hoses for the water... then I took a cloth to one of the end of the plastic and a screw driver and gently went every 2-3inches and pulled up on it with cloth under it so it wont damage yer paint and got the clips to pop out some got ruined gotta be hella careful... but I have a parts car with all the clips some I had to use gorilla glue to put em back on and it worked fine... then get...

1. Really fine sandpaper, sanded bad spots and hole thing just a little not to ruff on it... it will leave sand paper marks.

2. Satin black krylon that is used for PLASTIC! did about 3 coats... first one at 10inches away then 12-13inches away to make sure its got a nice cover of black and coated well... then let it dry for a bit not all the way and step back about 1 and a half feet and lighty spray in 1 direction making it like snow on top of it for that stock satin look do it to yer tastes do that a few times so it looks satin... like on yer molding along yer door and windows.

3. I took out the sprayers which have two clips pinch em till they come out which are hecka tiny and cut out lil peices of tape to cover the sprayers and then taped off around the tops and sides of them so it would slide in nicley so that just the face only shows with a little space left on the sides n top to show since they stick out a bit. I made these white to go with my color design of the car.

4. let em fully dry over night and use a hand cloth to hold the plastic while putting it back into place because it can be tuff sometimes and u will damage the paint and get it dirty. Also make sure to clean off the hood part when u take off the plastic cover so it sits better and is just clean of all that dust n crap.
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Re: 3rd gen hood plastic cover RE-PAINT/FINISH

thats a CLEAN 3rd gen you got there man.
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Re: 3rd gen hood plastic cover RE-PAINT/FINISH

Thanks appreciate it ;) still alot more work to be done.
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