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powdercoated my valve cover today

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Finally getting things done in anticipation of zdayz! Its black with lime green accents to match the car, and then has a mirror clearcoat over it.

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This post is worthless without pics. Perhaps it just my pda thats not showing them.....If not, where's the pics?

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Enigma: He's inserted a link to the picture on his website. Maybe your PDA can't display it, or it takes forever to load?

2003Z: What does something like that cost, without the green. Just polished aluminium accents on a black cover with nice clearcoat?

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Enigma: He's inserted a link to the picuture on his website. Maybe your PDA can't display it, or it takes forever to load?

2003Z: What does something like that cost, without the green. Just polished aluminium accents on a black cover with nice clearcoat?

I'm not much into polishing, but if you could polish the accents first, it would run $60. $100 if I polish, plus shipping.

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Mike, does the powdercoat cover the inside as well? Any problems with that?

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I'm not much into polishing, but if you could polish the accents first, it would run $60. $100 if I polish, plus shipping.

I'm not much into polishing either but I could ge it to where I want it before shipping it. I'll add this to my wish list and contact you when I have $$$

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Mike, does the powdercoat cover the inside as well? Any problems with that?

for paying customers, I mask everything off so it doesn't get inside. Since this is mine, and its only cosmetic, as its not going to break down or anything, I didn't mask and probably got a little overspray in it. I am going to sand it off of the mating surfaces before install though.

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I'm not much into polishing either but I could ge it to where I want it before shipping it. I'll add this to my wish list and contact you when I have $$$

ok, let me know!

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for paying customers, I mask everything off so it doesn't get inside. Since this is mine, and its only cosmetic, as its not going to break down or anything, I didn't mask and probably got a little overspray in it. I am going to sand it off of the mating surfaces before install though.
SO if the exterior is beadblasted or dipped to remove the yellowed factory clear, can you simply powdercoat it in clear to approximate the factory finish?

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SO if the exterior is beadblasted or dipped to remove the yellowed factory clear, can you simply powdercoat it in clear to approximate the factory finish?

Mine never had a clear on it, as far as I know. But yes, you can get it cleared in whatever gloss level you want. Flat, Semi, Satin, High or Mirror. There is even a blasted aluminum powder that can be applied first that looks like freshly blasted aluminum.

I think the best would be to polish it, then clear coat, but thats just me. I've never actually seen one in a fresh factory finish.

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Ok, I can see it now. Very nice job.

I just had my diff cover bead blasted and put several clear coats. I'll get apicture of it tomorrow and post it to you can see what that looks like. It turned out great.

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