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    Bit bored the last 2 days so i thought i'd make up a new decal for the engine cover, i made up a design in corel x3 and then cut it out in chrome, red and blue Vinyls, laid it flat and then domed it with clear resin last night and put it all together this morning, I'm Not sure what happend to the centre section of blue in the picture as it is the same blue used as on the corners (corners may only be temp) but the centre section looks lighter, more than likely just the flash or light thru the skylight, anyway its only the 1st prototype cover i've done and i'd like peoples comments / suggestions... (please be nice)..

    I was even toying with the idea of doing the whole raised centre section and the top & bottom vanes in blue vinyl but not sure if it would be too much...



    I might do this design next as i think i prefer the lettering a bit more....
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    looks fine to me Pete....

    that blue works nicely against the black..

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    Cheers..! My first attempt at putting the blue on went a bit wrong and when i pulled it off the vauxhall logo and ECOTEC silver logos came off with it, I never pressed the vinyl down so it wasnt all that sticky either..

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    something I keep meaning to do on mine have all the red hose covers and caps but the cover is lacking something!!! but don't know what

    by the way looks ok but I personally wouldn't have the vxr wording on it,just be proud of the cdti!!!!

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    I'll go back out to the workshop and have another play this afternoon & see what else i can come up with, The engine cover is a huge boring looking thing and as you say its lacking something... I see that you can buy spark plug covers for a lot cars and even carbon fibre ones on ebay but nothing for the cdti..

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    looks good mate!

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    Cheers BlueRob, I may well have a prototype No 2 done soon...

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    If anyone has any ideas for a new engine cover design let me know and i'll see what i can do....

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    not bad at all

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    Cheers Chris..

    Hows the FMIC & remap going??

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