BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Showroom
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-24-2004, 23:38   #1 (permalink)
O.F.R - BIG DADDY C.E.O
 
phantom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Victoria
Posts: 571
Lightbulb BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

Well it was a long weekend and I had to do something !! Bit of paint a few hours and it was done. Im happy with the final result. What do you all think ???
Cheers, Ray.
__________________
BACK WHERE I BELONG ...... IN AN XY

Last edited by phantom; 02-04-2004 at 01:55. Reason: new bits
phantom is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-25-2004, 00:36   #2 (permalink)
'87 XF Ghia
 
XFGHIA's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Melbourne (Tulla)
Age: 26
Posts: 1,605
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

That looks sooo Damn nice,

good work mate...
__________________
'87 XF FAIRMONT GHIA
Lowered with Pedders Lowered Springs
2.25" Exhaust with 4" Chrome tip, extractors, pod Airfilter
XG Grille, Front Skirt, Chrome tinted tail lights


Last edited by XFGHIA; 01-25-2004 at 00:39.
XFGHIA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 00:40   #3 (permalink)
'87 XF Ghia
 
XFGHIA's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Melbourne (Tulla)
Age: 26
Posts: 1,605
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

oh u even painted the word BOSS and the 2 stripes red,
thats looks nice to...
__________________
'87 XF FAIRMONT GHIA
Lowered with Pedders Lowered Springs
2.25" Exhaust with 4" Chrome tip, extractors, pod Airfilter
XG Grille, Front Skirt, Chrome tinted tail lights

XFGHIA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 01:10   #4 (permalink)
Falcontastic.
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Bendigo,Victoria.
Age: 38
Posts: 6,039
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

Look's awsome mate.
__________________
AU II XR8
Herrod mod's,mmmn.
XW Wagon 221-2V,
Laser a maser.
galaxy xr8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 04:22   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
xr_virgin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Sydney NSW
Age: 36
Posts: 128
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

Looks good, and please dont take this as a negative, but any reason why you chose to contrast blue against the purple? I would have thought maybe a lighter purple or something would have been a more obvious choice...
__________________
Just because I rock, doesnt mean I'm made of stone
xr_virgin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 15:10   #6 (permalink)
O.F.R - BIG DADDY C.E.O
 
phantom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Victoria
Posts: 571
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

I just couldnt go past the trusty old "Competition Ford Blue". I have a spare cover now and I was trying to remember the name of the company in Sydney ( I think )that can do all sorts of things to these covers. Anyone know of their name or if they have a website ??
Cheers , Ray.
__________________
BACK WHERE I BELONG ...... IN AN XY
phantom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 22:08   #7 (permalink)
elghia looking like blue
 
eafairmontghia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: melbourne
Posts: 651
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

i think the dashboard centre in croydon (vic) can do things with the engine covers,

www.dashboardcentre.com.au

they only have pics of the holden engine covers tho

__________________
The magna is nearly dead...i need a new car...AGAIN!!...why did i sell the EL??

eafairmontghia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 22:15   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
SIDEWAY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Perth, WA
Posts: 122
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

I love it. I think it goes quite well with the purple actually, has anyone done this to an earlier engine cover such as EB-AU V8?
SIDEWAY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 22:42   #9 (permalink)
Rip Up The Track Join OFR
 
XRFPV8's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 6,021
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

Quote:
Originally Posted by phantom
Well it was a long weekend and I had to do something !! Bit of paint a few hours and it was done. Im happy with the final result. What do you all think ???
Cheers, Ray.
Great job Ray looks ok, how do you think that would look color coded to the car, and when do you want to do mine ....

thx
__________________





PHANTOM BA XR8 UTE, AUTO, UNICHIP, APS TUNED 229 RWKW ET:13.47.

Rods Rocket, Boss n/a 290 Unichip Tuned by APS et:12.6@110 Mph
We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others, by their acts.


XRFPV8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2004, 22:44   #10 (permalink)
Fully Sick Magna Driver
 
rob_o's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Gosford, NSW
Age: 28
Posts: 625
Re: BA XR8 Painted Engine Cover

Very nice cover u got there phantom. Top stuff.
rob_o is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Showroom



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Holdens new V6 EED-250 The Pub 52 08-09-2003 22:07
Tsb: 2002 Explorer Sport Trac LunaticSVT Ford Escape | C-MAX | Mercury Mariner Forum 0 07-15-2003 14:27
Falcon XR8 to Continue Sales Momentum RPO83 Australian Falcons 22 01-24-2003 04:40
BA Falcon Engine Reveal RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 09-04-2002 07:27

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 19:46.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.