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Old 01-22-2013, 11:05 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by bkahler View Post

I should buy stock in Rustoleum, I seem to always be using lots of it!

Before the motor goes back in the engine compartment will be a nice shiny black. Have to wait until I get a warmer day so I can steam clean it. After that the paint goes on.

Have you considered white? Makes it easier to inspect and work on.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:48 PM   #42
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You're definitely right about white making it easier to see things. I saw an argosy mh in Pasadena that had the engine compartment and front wheel wells painted a light gray. Sort of made things stand out.

Miracle Paint only comes in gloss black and silver. Maybe using silver top coated with gray would look pretty good.

I'll have to think on this for a while.

Thanks for the feed back!

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Old 02-02-2013, 08:09 PM   #43
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engun compartment

Here's my engine compartment, and dog house cover, redone with this material.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:25 PM   #44
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I did pretty much the same thing with mine on the inside.
Since I'm installing new carpet throughout, I covered the top side with a two pound mass vinyl foam as well. I'd guess that at this point the cover must easily weigh a good fifty pounds. Gravity alone keeps it in place, and it sure did quiet down the clatter of that Cummins underneath it.
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