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Offline carl

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Carl's Calibra Project
« on: May 08, 2010, 19:32:45 PM »
right instead of having diffrent topics all over the place i will post all my stuff here!

from the begining;

head off



bottom end out


clean the head up



enlarged the throttle body



stripped the paint off and re-painted the cam cover



i am trying to decide what colour i want the plug cover...what do you think? i found a spare one i painted with alloy paint
red or alloy?




last up for now is a few bits i painted up with alloy paint...looks brand spanking new dont it!  ;D
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2010, 19:40:45 PM »
That engine stuff painting is making me horny! But then I saw the damage you did to your inner wing removing the bottom end, and my boner was no more. Dude, have a word.

Engine looks great though :)
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2010, 19:43:51 PM »
But then I saw the damage you did to your inner wing removing the bottom end, and my boner was no more. Dude, have a word.

First thing I noticed. Do you give it to the missis as rough as you beat your cars internals?
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2010, 19:45:54 PM »
lol, that has been built up over time....from swapping so many engines over!

i have sorted it today, i gave it a couple of coats of paint....but i dont have any photos of that until my sister gets online as i used her phone to take the photo :)
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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2010, 19:48:23 PM »
if you look at the engine out photo again, you will see the bubbles where i was wet and drying the paint ready for painting..
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2010, 19:48:57 PM »
Very nice :)
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2010, 20:01:22 PM »
I prefer the silver on the cover mate. good work

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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2010, 21:16:31 PM »
lookin sh*t hot mate... keep it up man ..awesome ;D






stick with the red cam cover ,,defo

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« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2010, 21:50:04 PM »
real nice work mate. wonder could i paint the manifold in my car with hammerite paint lol or would the heat be too much for it. go with the silver cover mate

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« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2010, 21:52:33 PM »
real nice work mate. wonder could i paint the manifold in my car with hammerite paint lol or would the heat be too much for it. go with the silver cover mate

you can buy manifold paint.....which is what i will be buying once i have got everything on my shopping list.
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Re: ***carl's calibra project***
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2010, 04:48:30 AM »
Class work dude!! As you have sprayed the inlet etc silver, I say stick with the silver plug cover! Makes a difference to all the red ones everybody does!

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« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2010, 10:28:50 AM »
Looking good bud.

I prefer the silver plug cover

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« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2010, 12:23:41 PM »
here you go this is the photo of the painted inner wing for you guy's

looks a little better dont it :)
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« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2010, 13:28:34 PM »
real nice work mate. wonder could i paint the manifold in my car with hammerite paint lol or would the heat be too much for it. go with the silver cover mate

You want VHT paint (very high temperature) or BBQ paint. :)

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Re: ***carl's calibra project***
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2010, 13:54:56 PM »
I have dyslexia, i dont wont your sympathy, just ask you not to take the pi** to much :)

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