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Will acetone melt plastic engine covers if they are painted with high tempature engine paint?

I saw it has been discussed....but i could not find a final answer on if it does or not. I want to paint mine, but if i dont like it i want the freedom to be able to take it right off.

Has anyone done this ir has anyone heard or outcomes from it??
 

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Rather than removing the paint with acetone why not just repaint them black if you decide to go back to stock?
 

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LCA575 said:
Rather than removing the paint with acetone why not just repaint them black if you decide to go back to stock?
That's the best idea. If I get tired of mine, i"ll just paint them black or go to another color.

And yes, acetone will try to dissolve many plastics. I would never try to remove paint from plastic with any sort of solvent.
 

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alright thanks so much guys....if I just use my rep caliper paint or something will it look shiny or dull....also i have a clear coat i can put on....will it look good or stupid?? IYO
 

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alright thanks so much guys....if I just use my rep caliper paint or something will it look shiny or dull....also i have a clear coat i can put on....will it look good or stupid?? IYO
Make sure you clean the cover well with a good degreasing soap and water before you try to paint it. Also you may need to use an adhesion promoter or a plastic primer to make sure you get a good bond.
 
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