Painting Emgine Plastics

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by aloxdaddy99, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. aloxdaddy99

    aloxdaddy99 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    That's what I meant.
     
  2. sstoner911

    sstoner911 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Just making sure...didn't want you mad at me for sanding the base coat.
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  3. aloxdaddy99

    aloxdaddy99 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    I didn't like the way most of the parts turned out,so I redid them. The reason for not being happy was that I was able to see the texture of the plastic come through the base coat.As you can see on the last pic. The engine cover is the only part that was not redone for lack of time. I was using a Preval paint sprayer for the first attempt. I thought I was laying the base coat down fairly thick. But after I was done I realized the opposite was true. So this time I used a spray gun I bought from Lowe's. I also used a better clear coat on 3 of the 4 parts. I also used more coats of high build primer. I think it was about 6 coats and sanded with 600 grit to make sure it was smooth to both the touch and the eye. Enough hot air time for the pics.
     

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  4. Sierraowner5.3

    Sierraowner5.3 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    looks good man! might have to have you do mine....:sign0020:

    Alex
     
  5. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Dang the intake came out really nice!
     
  6. xsparky

    xsparky Rockstar

    Man that looks really nice. Great job looks like pro did it.
     
  7. LOVINTHESTORM

    LOVINTHESTORM Active Member 2 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Top notch !!!
     

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