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    What do you think it'd cost to have my engine block and gear box professionally painted ?
    I supose it'll need a specialised paint so that it doesn't crack and flake.

    Would like the block done candy blue, head and gearbox in Mclaren silver.


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    Painting is probably fairly cheap, its the labour to remove and refit it that will bump the cost up.

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    Just paint what you can see. No one will be able to tell the difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    Just paint what you can see. No one will be able to tell the difference.
    You could help me Ed, use your thumb as a paint brush !


    Have consideration for the deaf, if you're gunna fart, make it smell !


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    Quote Originally Posted by FIL 4822 View Post
    You could help me Ed, use your thumb as a paint brush !
    I could give it a go.

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    What a boring job i had to dress them on the trucks we sold the gaffer said paint them blocks they had alloy heads,Mix paint with thinners it flows better over the block however this was black and avoid core plugs that looks horrable but when done smarter.

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    will be watching this idea with interest like what you have done so far and i think will look brilliant, might come and see your vec one day mate, have been thinking same as you to keep vec for project car instead of trading, going to audi next

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    u would need to be off your nut to pull a engine out just to paint it unless its a total show car or your rebuilding it ,i have done the odd 1 or to wen i used to restore classics as a hobby try www.frost.co.uk they sell paint u can use to paint engines gearboxes etc

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    like this

    http://www.frost.co.uk/item_Detail.a...ductName=Black Engine Enamel (500ml)



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