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can i paint 16v rocker cover



  clio williams, Ph1 172


I wanna get my rocker cover colour coded. Can you just use normal paint? and also can i laquer it?? not payin £80 for one from hill power, gotta change the gasket anyway.
 


u can do it but you need heat proof paint

i bought mine from hill power as have a lot of people but i know tony from the club has done his body colour alfa romeo blue and hes had no problems with it

wongy
 

Jas

ClioSport Admin
  Audi A4 v6 & Clio


halfords do it, I bought some for mine at the weekend! £5 a can. Cant tell you if its any good or not yet though!
 
  Williams 2, STi N12


Personally i wouldnt paint it as this is prone to cracking in time. I would and am, sending mine away to be anodisied. This is a chemical reaction that dyes the aluminium the correct colour whilst creating a protective hardened layer of material.

Pretty cheep too.
 
  Williams 2, STi N12


Better to be bright anodised as this will be cheaper and probably a longer finish, same result though.
 
  BMW 320d Sport


Mines chromed and it looks THE NUTS not to put too fine a point on it! Who wants to be buffing up their metal every five minutes, when you could have chrome?
 


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