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Old 01-21-2012, 07:54 PM
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Hey all, I have a 2010 Ram 1500 Sport. I was doing some engine dress and cleaning and decided I didn't like the way the stock engine cover looked...like a big piece of tupperware. So I researched on the internet and couldn't find anything to replace it with. I removed mine and painted it myself, never painted anything before. Here's how it turned out.





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All in all it ended up looking great and I learned alot about painting plastic while doing it. It was simple to remove and all I used was spray paint, masking tape, and a razor. For those of you who want something like this but don't want to do it yourselves I'll do it for $75. Removal of the engine cover does not affect drivability as far as I can tell. It's around 4 hours of work plus a full day with drying times included. I can do any color combination within the restraints of spray paint (no candy apple chameleon pearl, sorry). I wanted mine to still have a textured look but I can do smooth and shiny as well. If enough people are interested I'll buy and airbrush set. If you're interested send me a pm and we can work out what you want done. I'm a verified paypal member for 8 years. Thanks, hope you enjoy the pics!

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that looks great! I think that i may do something similar.
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That is nice looking, I am planning on doing mine as well
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Welcome to the Z! Nice MOD.
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That looks pretty good....nice job!
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Looks nice and clean, I like it. Great work.
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Glad you guys like it. I also did the fuse box cover and the dust cover over the radiator. K&N CAI is in the mail and I'm going to clear coat the filter box it comes with. Engine should look pretty damn clean afterwards. I'll post more pics when I get it all finished.
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Very nice job, I'm thinking I have to do this to mine as well. Look forward to seeing the end results with yours!
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welcome to the forum! that looks great in shiny black! should do the lid for the airbox next! great job
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