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    Default Painted engine cover Chevy

    So i thought it might be kinda cool to paint my engine cover one saturday. It took me about 3 hours to finish all the cleaning and painting but i thought it looks pretty cool! let me know what you guys think or if you have any questions about the process! sorry the pictures are kinda small i dont know how to make them bigger yet so your goin to need your glasses for the time being

    The hardest part of it all was trying to tape around the vortec lettering, but the lines were pretty easy
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    Here it is after about 2 hours with 4-5 coats of the krylon red paint
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    Finally done! The red paint is actually really bright looking in the sun and looks really good under the hood where no one can see it lol
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    Let me know what yall think!

    2011 Silverado (Ellie)
    Extended cab

    K&N Cold Air Intake
    Gibson Extreme Dual Exhaust
    Leveling Kit
    Warn Bull Guard
    Blackedout Bowties
    BF Goodrich All Terrains

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    I like it!! Set up a photobucket account and post pics up that way. I would like to see more pics with it on the motor!!

    ________2013 4C Rated__________

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    It looks good Mike. Lots of work but that's what makes it your own
    1988 Chevy C-3500 2wd (no pic)
    350 c.i. 5.7 L Stock Block, 4 Bolt Mains
    L-31 Vortec Heads, Edelbrock Cam & Intake,
    Holley 650, Flowtech Headers, Magnaflow exh.
    Jet Trans 700R4, B&M Ratchet, 4:10 gears,
    3" susp. lift kit "shadetree"
    No rev limiter, No speed limiter lol

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    Looks good.

    2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
    6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
    17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
    4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
    Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
    B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
    Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
    Weather Tech floor mats
    Cover-Craft seat covers
    Dash mat cover
    Formula One window tint
    One black Lab in rear seat.

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    Jr. Apprentice
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    Raleigh, NC


    I cant tell if that's tape in the picture or you painted it blue. I'm guessing you just painted the red. Looks awesome! I think you just gave me an idea!

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    Very nice. I ditched my engine cover as soon as I got my truck but to each his own lol. Looks good
    04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light

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    Very nice. I have always wanted to do something with my cover, but never could figure out what. Please repost if you can get better pics!
    2009 GMC Sierra 5.3L running on E85
    Black and chrome
    Volant CAI
    Borla dual exhaust
    Chrome Billet grill
    Tonneau cover
    4300k High/Low Beam HIDs
    Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with PIAA 540s
    Blacked-out tail and third brake light

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    look nice and bet it looks pretty awesome under the hood

    2006 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab
    3" Body and 2" Level Kit by Performance Accessories
    FlowMasters American Thunder Dual Exhaust
    Cobra CB radio with a PA speaker
    Westin Brush Guard with 2 KC offroad lights
    Spectre Performance Cold Air Intake with a Airaid TBS
    35/12.50 Nitto Trail Grapplers M/T on 17x9 Ballistic Wizard Rims
    Tractor Supply Black Diamond Low Profile Toolbox, with 8' Whip antenna
    Big "Redneck" sticker and aftermarket confederate Z71 Sticker

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