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Old 07-05-08, 16:53   #201
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this is great instructions for doing it properly cheers, will be painting mine in the near future when my lifters get replaced..
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Old 21-05-08, 20:25   #202
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Old 21-05-08, 20:26   #203
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sorry pics are small.....click to see bigger...

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Old 30-05-08, 21:21   #204
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does every1 think it looks good or sh1t if you paint the inlet plenum in the red as well as the rocker cover coz thats what i wana do
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Old 31-05-08, 00:15   #205
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i think it looks wierd and dont like it, but thats my opinion. I'd prefer a highly polished inlet manifold
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Old 31-05-08, 01:47   #206
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Old 31-05-08, 12:13   #207
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Old 01-06-08, 22:40   #208
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sick...im oing to give it a go on the charade when i loose the licence for a month(19 days)
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Old 02-06-08, 18:05   #209
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anymore pics of the METALCaST colours? i got blue and i duno if i wana do it or not! its a morning blue VL too so yea... looks pretty shmick in metalcast blue i reckon but iwana see more pics
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Old 10-06-08, 10:25   #210
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just thought i would let u blokes all know that they do now not make VHT Wrinkle Plus red any more so if u are keen on doing this it may be hard to find. was for me good luck boys
you sure about that mate, i just picked up 2 cans.
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Old 10-06-08, 10:41   #211
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Yeah it's still on their website. Not that it means too much.

http://www.speco.com.au/vht_special.html
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Old 16-08-08, 14:32   #212
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Pasted this in 3 threads sorry haha.

Did my rocker yesturday, came out well. Wanted something a bit different

Note: Turbo bit is actually sticky paper i cut and placed on there before the spray, polished silver underneath, havent been game enough to try and peel it off yet lol



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Old 16-08-08, 14:43   #213
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looks mad,, really should have taken the sticky paper off while the paint was fresh.. now that its dry it might rip the paint off with it..
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Old 16-08-08, 14:47   #214
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It def wont rip the paint i had no trouble on the Nissan which i just took off then, omly problem im going to have is the sticky paper its a bitch to get off, and i wont be able to sand off the little **** that wont come off like i could with the nisssan symbol
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Old 16-08-08, 14:50   #215
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ahh fair enough,, i didnt think you papered up the NISSAN.. when i did mine i pained the lot and just sanded the paint off the HOLDEN..i reckon if the 'turbo' was 1 or 2 papers thicker it would look mad black
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Old 16-08-08, 14:52   #216
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Yeah thats what i was thinking after if it stood up a bit more
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Old 16-08-08, 14:54   #217
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well if its only sticky paper,, try heating it up with a hairdryer or something it will melt the adheasive and be easier to get off
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Old 16-08-08, 15:37   #218
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heat gun, its comming off really easy now, thanks man, but its all dirty on the silver fom the adhesive ill try and use something to get it off in a couple days when the paint is properly dry i suppose\





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Old 26-10-08, 21:04   #219
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the black nissan rocket cover looks awesome. good job
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Old 26-10-08, 21:19   #220
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the black rocker cover looks sick, great job
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Old 03-11-08, 17:36   #221
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looks awsome with the turbo sign man,would do it to mine but dont have the patients haha,ice work
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Old 11-11-08, 22:04   #222
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I know this is an old thread now but is VHT Wrinkle Plus - Red and VHT heat resistant silver the paint I need for this resto?
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Old 12-11-08, 06:45   #223
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yes - VHT wrinkle plus. i got the red stuff a week or so ago so its still available.
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Old 24-11-08, 14:37   #224
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Hey Guy Just Addding Mine Got sick of the polished Look And Painted The cove 2k Black & Airbrushed a Tribal art on there Also Milled down the oil cap
polished the Breathers Alos polished The 12 Rocker cover Screws Makes Big Change Photos dont show this well Tho 8-(


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Old 11-03-09, 19:13   #225
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how do you unscrew the oil cap? lol! looks heaps nice otherwise man
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