Air Filter Cover - Paint

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Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by DKWW2000 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:37 pm

I have been trying to find a touch up paint for the Air Filter & at last I think I have got as close as I am going to, but I will let you judge:-

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It is readily available & only costs £2.99 at my local Car Accessories shop:-

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If you look closely you can make out the lines around the lettering where the tape was
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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by ian65 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:45 pm

that looks great and the colour look pretty much spot on in the photo s(c)

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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by A7RXY » Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:00 pm

Some time ago one of our members was talking making new lettering for the air filter cover, if any one can remember who because I would be interested in a set.

dibs

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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by DKWW2000 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:02 pm

A7RXY wrote:Some time ago one of our members was talking making new lettering for the air filter cover, if any one can remember who because I would be interested in a set.

dibs

So would I, I could take down to bare metal & start afresh
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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by A7RXY » Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:08 pm

Pete, I was thinking of black lettering for my new chrome cover ........ :D

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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by DKWW2000 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:11 pm

A7RXY wrote:Pete, I was thinking of black lettering for my new chrome cover ........ :D

I will have to clean off all the blue paint before the weekend as I was using it to practise on.... -haha-
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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by ian65 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:10 pm

I think it was Marc who may be able to make the lettering

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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by Lucky » Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:22 am

Yep. Marc. He can cut vinyl graphics. I sent him some photos of the decals on the Blue Box of God but I dunno whether he got round to cutting the stickers or not

looks great in the pics, BTW Pete

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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by KiwiDave » Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:25 am

DKWW2000 wrote:I have been trying to find a touch up paint for the Air Filter

It is readily available & only costs £2.99 at my local Car Accessories shop:-
That's a really good price. :o Cheapest that I can find online for the Hycote is£4.08 :( Cool color matching there.. th:
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Re: Air Filter Cover - Paint

Post by m swann » Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:10 am

Nice. Thanks for the share.
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