painting BBQ plate - 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 > The Garage - Tech Forums > Exterior | Body | Paint
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 11-07-2004, 23:41   #1 (permalink)
Often has bolts left over
 
barry_v's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Adelaide
Age: 29
Posts: 848
painting BBQ plate

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?

cheers fellas.
__________________
1992 DC LTD 5.0
Duel exhaust, Genie extractors, Ported E7 heads, ported lower HO inlet, 70mm maf, Underdrive Pullies
barry_v is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-07-2004, 23:46   #2 (permalink)
345kw of V8 Windsor Power
 
EDXR8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Adelaide
Age: 35
Posts: 2,784
Re: painting BBQ plate

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.
EDXR8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2004, 23:53   #3 (permalink)
Often has bolts left over
 
barry_v's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Adelaide
Age: 29
Posts: 848
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.
__________________
1992 DC LTD 5.0
Duel exhaust, Genie extractors, Ported E7 heads, ported lower HO inlet, 70mm maf, Underdrive Pullies
barry_v is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2004, 23:58   #4 (permalink)
345kw of V8 Windsor Power
 
EDXR8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Adelaide
Age: 35
Posts: 2,784
Re: painting BBQ plate

Quote:
Originally Posted by barry_v
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.
EDXR8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2004, 01:33   #5 (permalink)
***.boostedfalcon.net
 
Ghia5L's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Boolarra, doh! :-/
Age: 32
Posts: 1,972
Re: painting BBQ plate

Quote:
Originally Posted by barry_v
ok, im going to paint my engine cover white to match the car. what sort of paint should i use?
white paint
__________________
'91 EB Fairmont Ghia V8.
Pacemaker PH4000 extractors
Meaty semi-twin system
AUII XR8 t/b & maf, ELGT snorkel
Lows
BA semi-manual shifter conversion
Electronic shift kit
4.11 Hydratrak LSD
AU thermofans
Explorer intake manifold
Contra 16x9 rims, rubber: 225(f)/245(r)
Custom cupholders
Chiptorque HP2 chip
illegal tint

ET: 14.78 @ 91.48mph, 137rwkw!
Ghia5L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2004, 17:44   #6 (permalink)
NZ
feed me hey
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Age: 64
Posts: 4,692
Re: painting BBQ plate

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...
__________________
Dot Aye You
NZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Exterior | Body | Paint



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
Clutch questions - Machining flywheel/pressure plate GTPChris General Tech 3 05-19-2004 00:45
DIY brake painting guide - long and lots of pics !Gn|T|0n Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes 13 06-22-2003 06:06
Air intake plate / A must for all AuXR's ftrau8 The Showroom 16 02-04-2003 13:52
number plate holes XR8XTC General Tech 5 06-15-2002 22:04
How do you tell if you have killed a clutch or pressure plate? b-juggles Trans | Driveline 6 06-10-2002 16:13

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 17:38.



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.