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Engine bay cover paint job

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by Macdoon, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member
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    Thought I would have a wee change in the engine bay, what do you think
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    now makes me want to do more grrrrrr lol

    Mac
     
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  3. drmole

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    nice work mate bet tha was a night mare to mask up lol think the paint will hold up to the heat under the bonnet?
     
  4. Richardesty

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    Never mind the heat, how did you get it to stick to that plastic :)
     
  5. drmole

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    good point rich:uhm:
     
  6. wattsy

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    plastic etch primer??? more may kill the impact..
     
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    i like
    iv got some lime green ready for mine when i get round to it
     
  8. Macdoon

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    Lightly sanded it, then got a bit of plasti-primer from a mates bodyshop, 4 coats of red paint.
    Took me an hour to mask up, the used a scalpel blade to scrape away the excess, to be honest it was an absolute nightmare, although it was my first attempt at it, leave it to the pro's i think in the future lol
     

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