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How To: Lay Down A Stripe or Two

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LAN Dream needed some more detail so I laid down a stripe under the aircleaner...here's the pictorial.


I used the blue tape as a guide for the green-chemical resistant tape


Wiped the fingerprints and smudges off from the tapework.





Laid down the Ground Coat for the MetalCast Candy.


Here's what one coat of the candy blue looks like.


here's hopw Metalcast looks right after it is sprayed: Not at all sparkly or translucent..



That's what the Candy cans look like.







Baking at 175 for about ten minutes really brings out the sparkle and it's ready for color.









Action shots of the application...just mist the color on and watch it fill...leep moving at all times...



That is how the paint looks after it dries: sparkle.



Two Coats down.











Although not Hot Rod quality it still looks pretty neat and will add a unifying theme to the overall case.

Hope that helps you lay down a stripe or other graphic...

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post #2 of 14
jeez...you got so many tutorials going on here that you're gonna need your own section in the forums for everything you do! great work!
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lol, nice...still needs something to make that air cleaner feel at home..
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You need a scoop for that filter... Otherwise it looks like a huge pimple
    
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Good tutorial. Stripes rule! Check out my rig gallery.
    
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Looking good CD.
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You should put a K&N filter on that thing for better flow XD. Nice work man.
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Do you really have to bake the paint? or does that just speed it up a lot? and is it safe?
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Do you really have to bake the paint? or does that just speed it up a lot? and is it safe?
No you don't--it speeds it up--but you gotta be careful or it will mess it up too.

I leave the door open and only leave it in about ten min at the lowet temp...when I am in a hurry.
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
Although not Hot Rod quality it still looks pretty neat and will add a unifying theme to the overall case.

Hope that helps you lay down a stripe or other graphic...

CyberDruid
not Hot Rod quality not Hot Rod quality not Hot Rod quality
if that big ass air cleaner poping out the top and the sick strips aint Hot Rod Computin' then i am royaly screwed over
man that is sweet as i search more the more i sit back in awe
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