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  1. Painting Calipers

    Exterior Mods RSX
    Looking to paint my calipers red to match the type s symbol ?. My dad painted the calipers on his 300zx and used q 2 part epoxy (G2) but most YouTube videos I see people using special brake caliper high heat spray. Does anybody know what the difference is and if theres downsides to either way of...
  2. Wrinkle painting valve cover

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Been watching YouTube videos on this, trying to decide, heat gun? Or oven? Who has done this, what method did you use and how did it turn out
  3. DIY: Painting Cloth Seats

    Interior Mods RSX
    My old leather seats were beginning to fall apart. I was really in the market for some black 05-06 cloth seats. Unfortunately they are not only hard to find but they are also expensive. I ended up finding a pair of 05-06 cloth's and decided to paint them to match my interior. Supplies you will...
  4. A/C condensor fan help and painting my rims

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have an 03 rsx base. my condensor fan has a mind of its own and decides if whether or not it wants to turn on or off. if you hit the fan motor it works fine, but if I'm idling in traffic my A/C just turns into a fan and blows hot air. I live in Houston texas so I need my A/C to work properly...
  5. Painting a new bodykit?

    The DIY Garage RSX
    What do you guys do when you paint a new body kit to be the exact same color as your car? I tried going to Maaco, they got the VIN number and gave me a quote of $250 just to paint a front lip.. lol. More expensive than the lip itself
  6. Painting spark plug cover

    Exterior Mods RSX
    Hi, I wasn't sure if the engine counts as interior or exterior... but anyways I was wondering if anybody knew what kind of paint would match the JDM silver spark plug cover. I ask because the same spark plug cover is available in black through kseriesparts for $30 and I figured I could just...
  7. Painting Mugen rear lip

    Exterior Mods RSX
    does anyone know how many 12oz cans i would need to paint a mugen rear lip btw the paint is DSM im getting everything from http://www.automotivetouchup.com/
  8. Painting a door...

    Exterior Mods RSX
    I'm going to be repainting my passenger side door (had a little accident that I never fixed) I found one at a junkyard for 100$ with minor scratches, it's silver, my car is pearl white. I'll be getting it ready to paint tomorrow, and probably painting it at some point during the week. Do you...
  9. Ep3 seats, painting headrest insert?

    Interior Mods RSX
    Hey all, So I picked up some ep3 seats, love em so far but I just do not like the red trim insert on the headrest. I think I want to paint it black I don't want a textured look, but a gloss black or matte black would be good Should I plasti dip or rattle can or even vinyl wrap it? Advice...
  10. painting supplies

    Welding, Fabrication, & Tools
    im looking into repainting my car but i want to do it myself and i dont have any tools so i was wondering if when it comes to air sprayers if brand really matters and how much might i be spending on some sprayers and when it comes to sprayers i noticed some say a size in mm. what does that mean...
  11. need advice on bumper painting

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey All, So I live in North NJ where paint jobs don't last. Paid $200 for my bumper to be done, and it didn't even last a year. Not doing it again. How hard would it be to tackle this myself and how much paint required? Would the entire bumper need to be done (in which case I'm not doing it...)...
  12. painting wheels

    Wheels & Tires
    ok so I have a set of enkei evo9 wheels . thinking of painting them white [ having them painted] . anyone ever seen a set of evo9's painted white . or you think I should just paint them silver factory again . oh yea my car is Milano red . wheels need painted and I have a favor to use from a pro...
  13. powder-coat vs painting rims

    Wheels & Tires
    hey guys, i got some aspec rims that have been rattle can spray painted by the previous owner, and i want to get them professionally done. what are the pros and cons of powder coating vs painting rims? i wantto get them close to stock color, and not spend over $500
  14. Painting aspec front/rear lip....

    Exterior Mods RSX
    i tried a search on this, couldn't find anything, sorry if it's already been covered..... I am having to repaint my aspec rear because it was only available in white when I found it at a dealer, and my front needs to be repainted from hitting things on the freeway. So my problem is there is...
  15. Body filling and painting carbon fiber spoiler.

    Exterior Mods RSX
    So I'm thinking about picking up a carbon fiber Type R spoiler, but it has a small crack in it so before I pick it up, I'm wondering if it's possible to use body filler to fix the crack and if painting it is the same as painting a regular spoiler.
  16. painting & install fender

    Northern Cali
    looking for someone to help me paint new Passenger fender & install it.
  17. Painting spark plug cover question

    General RSX Discussion
    If I were to paint it without putting down primer, what would happen? Same question with intake manifold cover.
  18. Mugen Rear Lip Painting Question

    Exterior Mods RSX
    Hi guys, have a question about painting a mugen rear lip. The part that is normally left black on the lips, where do most people break the paint line? Is it on the outside of the groove, the middle of the groove, or the entire groove that gets painted your body color? I tried looking at pics on...
  19. WTB: Plasti Dip Painting Service

    Southern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    Hey, Looking for someone familiar with the Plasti Dip painting process to coat my wheels. They are 18" XXR 521s with all the little allen bolts. They are not true 2 piece wheels but the bolts would need to be removed for coating and then re-installed. I would need this done on a Saturday or...
  20. Painting stock fuel rail?

    Exterior Mods RSX
    I have a stock spare fuel rail laying around and im thinking about painting it and putting it on. Has anyone painted their stock fuel rail? Pics?
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