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Went ahead and tried to paint the boomerang dash with black wrinkle paint. Do you know how hard it is to find that product anymore? Seems they must be discontinuing the item. Found a rattle can of the stuff in a nearby village. Painted the panel with plastic primer first. First of my problems. The factory paint (yes, they have a paint on them!) started wrinkling in several spots. Should have left it alone (painting with wrinkle finish anyway) but tried to sand it down. Now the edges of the sanded spots started wrinkling when hit with fresh paint. Finally got it to look fairly decent with several very light coats of primer and plenty of drying time. Sprayed on the wrinkle finish and I mean to tell you it came out perfect with overnight drying time. Put the panel somewhere safe to let it cure as wrinkle paint can take a couple of days to fully cure. Went back the next day to check on it and something had fallen on the panel and completely ruined it. Oh crap! Thought about the possibility of purchasing another panel but decided to try and sand out this one. Long story short...finally got it looking fairly good so found a safe place for it to dry and eventually got it back on the car. I do like the way it turned out.

Purchased the SS coil cover from DDMWORKS and installed it a couple days ago. Very easy item to put on. But now it looks like this winter, I will have to take off the valve cover and have it powder coated. Thinking of gloss black to match the rest of the car or red or yellow just to grab the eye...
 

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Boy, never rains but it pours! Yes the painted finish issue has been mentioned many times, and that it needs to be stripped first.

Still, the black wrinkle paint idea is a nice one. I shall keep that in mind as an option when I do mine (I was thinking of body color before). Thanks!
 

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Boy, never rains but it pours! Yes the painted finish issue has been mentioned many times, and that it needs to be stripped first.

Still, the black wrinkle paint idea is a nice one. I shall keep that in mind as an option when I do mine (I was thinking of body color before). Thanks!
 

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Boomerang looks really nice! I like how you did the triangle under the hand grip. I have to get Joe at JPM to do mine in leather to finish mine off.

Coil cover looks great too. I have one also.:thumbs:
 

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Purchased the SS coil cover from DDMWORKS and installed it a couple days ago. Very easy item to put on. But now it looks like this winter, I will have to take off the valve cover and have it powder coated. Thinking of gloss black to match the rest of the car or red or yellow just to grab the eye...
I recently installed one, and my cables fit really tight against the sharp edges. I covered the edges with plastic tubing, but rounding them over may be just as good. Just a heads-up, in case your cables are as tight fitting as mine.
 

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Dang it Riggs! Just when I thought I had decided how I wanted to do my boomerang, you show up with yours looking fantastic. Loving the black wrinkle!
 

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I've done a bunch of spray can jobs myself and I'd be proud of this one. nice job.
 

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Loosen up the bolts a little on the
engine cover then take a small
scew driver and on the lip front
move it over it will drop in flush.
LLLFLY
 
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