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So I finally took the plunge and painted my own engine cover to " match " my truck color. Here are some before and after pictures!!! Enjoy!
 

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I love it, I have been wanting to do this to mine since the day I picked up my truck, Now after seeing yours I think I'm going to have to. Only thing is my truck is gray so I don't think it's going to come out as cool as the blue. lol.
 

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All I can say is WOW! That really looks awesome. Great pictures too.
What kind of paint did you use, and what method of application? Also, if you dont mind sharing what paint prep did you do to the cover to make sure the paint would properly adhere?

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I agree. Looks great. Like others what kind of paint? Is there paint in a can that would work. My truck is gray so not sure what color to use. I wonder if PlastiDip would work.
 

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I agree. Looks great. Like others what kind of paint? Is there paint in a can that would work. My truck is gray so not sure what color to use. I wonder if PlastiDip would work.
I agree it looks great!

I used PlastiDip on mine about 6 months ago and it still looks as good as the day i sprayed it. It's also nice knowing if i get tired of it i can just peel it off. Not the best picture but this is what mine looks like:
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All I can say is WOW! That really looks awesome. Great pictures too.
What kind of paint did you use, and what method of application? Also, if you dont mind sharing what paint prep did you do to the cover to make sure the paint would properly adhere?

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For prep work all I did was wiped everything down with baby wipes, them wipes the little fibers off with a micro fiber towel. Used a Q-tip to clean the edges, and little corners you can't get to. Then I just layer the tape and used a hobby knife to just the extra off. Then just painted away.
 

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So I finally took the plunge and painted my own engine cover to " match " my truck color. Here are some before and after pictures!!! Enjoy!
Dude that is SWEET! What kind of paint did you use? Was the color hard to find?
 

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looks great, plastidip is a awesome product. also, did your tow mirrors come on your truck? and if they didn't where did you get them from?
 

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looks great, plastidip is a awesome product. also, did your tow mirrors come on your truck? and if they didn't where did you get them from?
Yes the tow mirrors came with the truck. I always get the option of tow mirrors. I pull too often to not have them.
 
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