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    Boredom struck again last night, so I decided to get rid of the cheap yellow caps in the engine. So hanily enough I had the engine cover already off (cos I messed up a mod on it, pics tomorrow hopefully so keep an eye on this thread.) All the yellow caps came off including a black on at the back (not sure what its for).
    Bit of primer, paint (Aegean Blue) and lacquer and you get this....
    What do you think??

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    No!!! The yellow accents were key to the optimus prime look!! Good job though

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    Na I hated the Yellow.
    Not sure what colour to do the engine block, VHT Paint colours are limited to Red, Mat Black, Metallic Gunmetal and Aluminium. I think Black to contrast the Red and Silver when the cover goes back on.
    Wanna get glow in the dark paint for effect for some of the hoses hehe

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    Ah i had a load of paper stickers on my engine covers and nothing ever set on fire!

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    Will bear that in mind. I'm not gonna do much more to the car in general, changing it for the summer so saving for a deposit!!

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    Err in relations to the engine, I'll diverge to the bonnet.... Just a quick knockup, what do you reckon to the mod below.......

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    Has anyone sprayed this bit under the bonnet on their car as something different?? thinking of doing it silver for visual appeal.
    What do you think?

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    I think it'll look like you got it from another car and couldn't be bothered to colour match it to your own.

    Btw, the black cap at the back is your brake fluid reservoir

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