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Old 10-05-2011, 10:43:36 PM
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ok so i have used paint stripper and took all the paint off i have then wire wheeled the engine washed real well and used the dupli-color self etching primer from napa. Now my question is what black paint should i use the dupl-icolor rattle cans rustoleam cans or brush on or some tractor supply i think they have valspar now again brush on or rattle can thanks for any and all help i don't mind brushing or rattle cans also should i sand the primer at all i don't really want a super perfect car like finish since it is an old engine

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ps i plan to use a fine scotch brite pad on the primer to scuff it just a little thanks again
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i use dupi color engine enamel as it gas and oil RESISTANT and is heat resistant.
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allright thats what i was thinking about using is it nessecary to clear over duplicolor engine enamel
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you can but i find it looks just fine as is. only time i use clear is over decals to protect
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ok sounds good thank you
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