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View Poll Results: Which color scheme do you prefer
Unmodified Silver-Silver 1 5.00%
Silver-Black 1 5.00%
Black-Black with Logo 11 55.00%
Red-Black 5 25.00%
Red-Black with Logo 3 15.00%
Red-Red with Logo 0 0%
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:28 PM   #1
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Engine Bay Color Scheme

I can't believe I am being this trivial, but I'd like ppl's opinions on color scheme's for my engine bay. I've photoshop'ed some up for your consideration. Keep in mind this is a silver car, with red wires and it will have polished aluminum i/c piping and blue silicone hoses (all I could get).

Silver-Silver Unmodified (brackets are black though)


Typical Silver-Black Scheme that everyone has:


Black-Black with Logo on intake:


Red-Black. Crazier, but I surprisingly like this, both logo and no.



And all red. A little much.
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:41 PM   #2
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Black/Black But without the logo. The cast in logo is nice enough IMO.

I'm biased though
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:50 PM   #3
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Black/Black But without the logo. The cast in logo is nice enough IMO.

I'm biased though
I agree.
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:53 PM   #4
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I have a m20 black powder coated intake and valve cover,and it looks good. Haven't had time to sand down the logo yet though,
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:57 PM   #5
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I was really leaning towards black / black originally but find that it gets "lost" in all the other black hoses, cables, and otherwise general shit than is entailed with an M20.
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:02 PM   #6
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I disagree. The black VC and Intake mani, along with subtle red accents, really make it nice and clean looking. And don't forget you're gonna have a red strut tower bar, as well as silver piping.

That with the black will really look good.

On top of that, the black is soooo much easier to keep clean looking. Silver or red I feel like you would be constantly having to clean.
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Hmm.... good point. As much as I've been cleaning, there are still many nasty grimy spots.
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:04 PM   #8
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Black Black = win.


It has the OEM look of the newer models.
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:07 PM   #9
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Damn, all you guys are stifling my creativity.
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:24 PM   #10
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Creativity needs to be inspired in subtle ways.

Otherwise you end up with this:

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Old 03-11-2009, 04:25 PM   #11
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BAHAHAH

Damn, you've convinced me. Anyone every use Harley Davidson Texture paint? $20 a can, looks amazing. They have krinkle too, but texture is awesome. Worried about rubbing it smooth though.
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Old 03-11-2009, 05:26 PM   #12
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I'm one for rediculous coloured engine bays. I'm doing my valve cover flouresent green.
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Old 03-11-2009, 05:51 PM   #13
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Well, in trying to NOT prolong my build any longer, I'm going black / black. I forgot about the red sparco bar I have hanging in the garage.

I just picked up the paint.
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:27 PM   #14
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i did the black with the sanded logo's it looks amazing IMO here is the pic of my engine
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:45 PM   #15
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Did you paint it while it was still on the car?!
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