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Old 04-25-2007
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Diff cover

well I just got done painting my diff cover a little while ago. Here are a few pics. Do yall think I shouold put a clear coat over top of the chrome paint?
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looks nice.. not to sure about the clear coat though... I dont think it will hurt but I may be wrong.

Q. Do you oil spray your vehicle every year?
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what do you mean oil spray?
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not too bad.....you should hit it with a couple coats of clear......

you should have painted things black before you painted that silver....
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Looks good.

When I did mine, luckily the trans was out and a new slave and clutch was installed, anywho, when I was doing the swap, I popped off the cover, sandblasted all the old paint off, used self etching primer 4 light coats, about 8 coats of dublicolor chrome, and about 15-20 light coats of glass clear coat. I've had alot of bad luck in the past with that "chrome-in-a-can" crap. It's been on the truck for 20k and it's holding up VERY well.

Throw some clear on that biatch.!
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what do you mean oil spray?

rust protection is what i meant.. was just curious.
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I have never done any rust protection to my truck. I didnt see any rust under the truck when I was painting but there is a lot of mud.
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We need red clay repellant
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full line-x on all of our undercarriages. lol.
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looks awesome.
you do it on the truck? just tape it off

i would put some clear on it.
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I just used some newspaper and duct tape. masking take doesnt stick to red clay that well.
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that looks real good man...good job on the paint
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Old 05-06-2007
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All you hae to do is pick up an aluminum 8.8 cover from a Crown Vic..Polish it up..shines like chrome and never rusts..

Mine is shown on my cardomain page..
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