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    Default Engine Bay Painted...

    Was going to wait untill i had my LED's and stainless panels for the under bonnet and do it all in one go, But weathers been rubbish so..............

    Opted for a subtle metallic black/blue - Pretty rubbish pics as it still needs a buff and polish, but had to build it up in the hours worth of torrential rain we had - just so i could drive back from my mates garage

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    black looks sweet unsure on the blue bit bright

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    very nice touches mate - cant wait for the full package

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    Very smart......

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    great lookin do like the blue very nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by aledjones_lex View Post
    black looks sweet unsure on the blue bit bright
    Yeah though that too but it looks lighter in the pics, Wanted the caps to match my calipers (which are blue hammerite at min) But as my callipers need re-doing i bought the halfords one this time which is a bit lighter... Blue hammerite looks a little dull under the wheels...

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    is that normal paint?looks top mate did you have painted from spray gun and was normal primer and paint used?

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    Looks stunning Lee

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    Quote Originally Posted by the fisherman View Post
    is that normal paint?looks top mate did you have painted from spray gun and was normal primer and paint used?
    Spray gunned the lot, high build plastic primed 1st. Blue is caliper paint (mixed with thiners) and the black is some metalic merc colour, Wanted Vauxhall diamond black but this was lying around and near enough same

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