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Old 05-13-2012, 10:51 AM   #1
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Painted a few things this weekend

In my quest to see how many mods I could do before I had to take the paper plate off of my new car I painted my engine cover red and clearcoated the black parts, painted the taillight bezels, and the fuse cover. Nothing special

Last weekend painted my lower front fascia, Bowties, and pinstriped my wheels.
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:08 AM   #2
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Looks good!!
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:39 AM   #3
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Isn't DIY awesome ? Looks great bro!
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:55 PM   #4
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Looks good....I love painting to make it yours! I am about to paint my engine cover as well.
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:54 PM   #5
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Yeah I've painted my bezels, engine cover, front fascia, both bowties, pinstriped my rims, fuse cover, for about 30$ total
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:01 PM   #6
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What kind of paint did you use and where did you buy it from?
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:24 PM   #7
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Just used rust o leum enamel base and clear. And the automotive primer, also sanded the pieces, paint came from lowes
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:57 AM   #8
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I can't decide whether to paint my front fascia or not. Did you plasti-dip it? Was it difficult and do it with the bumper on?
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Old 05-14-2012, 08:47 AM   #9
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I can't decide whether to paint my front fascia or not. Did you plasti-dip it? Was it difficult and do it with the bumper on?
Do it! It makes such a big difference and looks amazing. I did use plasti dip, I made a step by step DIY here with tips and pictures: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=221707
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Sweet! Thanks for the link! I appreciate it!
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looks great, I need to get an extra fuse cover and paint it.
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Have you, or anyone, tried or thought about painting the steering wheel bowtie?
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Have you, or anyone, tried or thought about painting the steering wheel bowtie?
I used vinyl and an exacto knife....I thought about painting it, but this was easier and matched my rally stripe.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:16 PM   #14
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Damn, looks good dice.
I have extra vinyl in medium blue, just like that...
the bowtie on the wheel is textured so i didnt think it would stick
But let me get a few beers inside me and we'll do it.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:17 PM   #15
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Painting or putting vinyl on the steering wheel bowtie is a must. makes a big difference.

This is my plan for the interior
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:21 AM   #16
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yea, good stuff here man, thanks
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