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  1. 1999 3.8L Mustang Stock Wheel Painting Advice Needed...

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey all, So I've been the proud owner of 1999 Electric Green 3.8L Mustang for almost 2 years now, and I think it's about time to do something about those stock wheels. See, a couple months ago, I stumbled upon a stupid good deal for a set of four 17" black Bullitt OEM rims and tires (245's in...
  2. 10 tips for painting your engine

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys if you love your car and want to make it look awesome you should try Rust-oleum high temp paint. It runs about $5.99 a can but there's enough in there to get quite a bit done. I've painted everything from my engine, headers, and pullies to even my calipers. Of course you need higher...
  3. Got a NICE set of 17's, but one wheel might need repair. Thoughts?

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Okay so I pounced on a set of wheels I found on Craig's today. Nice set of aluminum 17's for $70. Measured them out and the lug pattern was good, the BS was really close, and I didn't see a balancing weight bias towards one side of any wheels so I did it. Got them home and figured out they're...
  4. Hood Scoop OEM Paint Different Color

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    There's a brand new 'still in the box' Ford 05-09 OEM hood scoop on craigslist that is painted black. I have a Vista blue '06 mustang. Would it be difficult to have a shop re-paint & clearcoat Vista blue? Would they just sand blast it? I'm unsure because it's ABS plastic?
  5. 2003 Mach 1 new Hood paint

    4.6L Talk
    Hey everyone. I have just painted the hood on my 2003 Mach 1. My vinyl was peeling off, I didn't just want to replace it with the same thing, so I did a bit of masking and customizing to get my own unique hood decoration. I am seriously happy about how it turned out in the end, although the...
  6. Problems with Duplicolor for my 89 GT

    5.0L Tech
    I have tried to repaint the bottom trim of my car. I used duplicolor to try to get some of the yellow covered up. Short term fix. Car is getting painted in Feb. But I have had trouble getting the spray to cover up anything or go on even. I have painted many parts for my motorcycle without any...
  7. Paint Matched Rocker Panels for Under $25!!

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Just finished installing my rockers which I color matched for under $25. Quality of the mod depends on how good you are with a rattle can and how patient you are. Check list: 1. Ugly gray plastic unpainted rockers 2. Rubbing alcohol and wiping cloth 3. 1000 grit sandpaper 4. Color matched...
  8. Help painting my Engine

    Show & Shine
    i will have my engine rebuilt in a month or so, and i will be wanting to repaint it, my question is really what kind of paint can i use. i know there are all kinds of high temp engine enamals to choose from, but i want a metallic blue and i cant find one any where, so i was wondering would it...
  9. Anyone know of a good paint shop?

    Classic Tech
    I live in the SF Bay Area, Ca and I really want to get my soon to be beautiful 66 Mustang painted. Any good places I should look into?
  10. a few paint care questions

    Show & Shine
    first off i was turning around and there was a small pipe sticking out of the ground and my bumper grazed and not my bumper has a like a foot long scratch on it.. it is not too bad but it is enough to annoy me i didnt even feel it scratch.. is there anything i can do to fix it beside go to a...
  11. Dark horse, painting my grill emblem black.

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    So it's pretty basic, I wanna know what do I need to paint my horse emblem black. Has anyone done it?? If so let's see pictures
  12. interior dress up

    4.6L Talk
    i was just wondering if anyone has painted their interior parts of their car. is there a specific type of paint i should use or important steps to take to keep it from flaking off or looking ******
  13. Duplicolor brake caliper kit review

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    The kit comes with the paint and caliper cleaner for around $18. The caliper cleaner takes off an gunk with out having to wipe. The paint is good, dries fast. About 5-10 mins between coats. I put 4 coats on so i could there would be no brush strokes. The kit is great.
  14. A question about price of custom parts painting and installing.

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hello guys. I have decided to modify to my stang exterior. However, I really have no idea how much total price would be. Since I have been in the states 9 months, I don`t have any knowledge of it. So I want to get the reliable answer how much of amount would be suitable for painting and...
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