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Old 10-29-2013, 02:25 PM
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So I picked up a Vararam from another memeber here, and it has the black textured lid. Deal was too good to pass up, so I went with it rather than getting the orange lid kit I had wanted. Has anyone sprayed a textured lid, and if so, how did it come out?
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With a proper cleaning and some plastic adhesion promoter you'll be just fine to paint it. It's absolutely been done.
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Please post some before and after pics.....
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I painted the smooth vararam lid, not the textured...

But I am painting my valve covers right now, not as textured as the lid, but still has some. I used primer filler and layed on a few heavy coats, it fills in imperfections and leaves a nice level surface. I've also used it on engine covers to smooth them out. Then alittle wet sanding and you should be good...
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