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  • Intake plenum refinish


    Callan Laughton
    • Year: 2007 Brand: Malibu Model / Trim: 383 Hammerhead Cost: $0-$249 DIY or Professional Install: I installed it / created it Installation Shop: My sign shop :)

    The coating on my intake plenum was looking a bit dull and I wanted to make it a bit more appealing. Some time removing the powder coating and repainting was all that it required. The aluminium was pretty rough and pitted so I built it up with high fill primer and blocked it back until it was good enough for some base coat. I mixed some silver, red and candy concentrate to get it nice and bright. 

    Once the base colour was down I blocked it back wet with 2000 and gave it 2 coats of clear.

    Another wet sand with 2000/3000 and then cut/polish gave it a glass like finish.

    I also gave the badges a sand and polish. 

    Was about a days work but I'm stoked with how it came out. Next job is to pull the ski frame out and recoat.

     

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    That looks amazing.  Thanks for sharing!!!    Mine is plastic.... would love it to be hot rod red too (match my boat) but won't look as cool as yours.

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