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ok, im going to paint my engine cover white to match the car. what sort of paint should i use? will normal acrylic be ok, or does it get too hot for that?

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Normal acrylic should be fine I would imagine, I know people who have used it on rocker covers and they get much hotter. If you can get high temp paint it might be worth it, but probably not needed.
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Re: painting BBQ plate

well i dont really mind, but it i can use acrylic i can actually use "Stark White" rather than just generic white.

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well i dont really mind, but it i can use acrylic i can actually use "Stark White" rather than just generic white.
Just prime it first and the acrylic should be fine I think.
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ok, im going to paint my engine cover white to match the car. what sort of paint should i use?
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I used that crap ya buy thats colour matched to your paint code from super cheap and it was fine. If its gunna bubble and shit then your engines probably on fire...

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