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Offline junior_8

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Valve Covers like or not??
« on: April 06, 2007, 05:50:06 PM »
Here is a picture of the freshly painted valve covers on the engine. I was bored so I thought I would give the engine bay a new look so I painted the Pontiac Trans Am in the valve covers what do you guys think, good or bad?????

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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2007, 06:50:35 PM »
Well the lettering is nice and clean so on that note I'd say good job , especially if thats painted in.  I'm still on the fence about if I like it or not though.
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007, 08:15:33 PM »
I think it looks ok. It was well done, with crisp clean lines and good centering.
I also think you will have questions especially from those not in the know or you will have people pretending to know all about the special edition Trans Am engine.  ;D

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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2007, 08:56:16 PM »
very nice.  i like how clean it turned out.
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2007, 10:08:09 PM »
I think it's very well done but it might be overkill IMO
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2007, 08:03:56 AM »
I like it except for the stencil font on the letters.  I might like it better in person.  From the pic the lettesr seem to tall and blocky for my personal taste but I do like the idea.
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2007, 09:48:10 AM »
As far as the "job" goes. It is very clean and neat, but I dont think it flows with the rest of the lettering on the car. The letters look abit big to me, IMO. 
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2007, 10:51:13 AM »
Thanks everyone for your opinons it's nice to hear other people's view, I agree that the letters should of been the same font as the rest of the car. At the time I was just trying to get it evenly spaced   :o

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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2007, 04:37:50 PM »
well i think it makes it look cheap, dont want to upset you or anything but its just that anybody can go and do that and its not that outrageous of a thing to do....
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2007, 07:28:14 PM »
I wasn't trying to do something outrageous, I was just bored and broke so I thought I would do something different that can be easily erased if I didn't like it. It's nothing a little paint can't fix   ;)

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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2007, 07:35:57 PM »
I wasn't trying to do something outrageous, I was just bored and broke so I thought I would do something different that can be easily erased if I didn't like it. It's nothing a little paint can't fix   ;)

That's true, I'd try it again with a different font, maybe a little smaller lettering.  Try the font/size of the lettering on the side of the car where it says "Trans Am"
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2007, 12:39:00 PM »
say, isn't that the factory 304.5 cid  trans/am race motor? 988rwhp@11500 rpm and 1200'/# tq? ;) ;D
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2007, 09:08:30 AM »
say, isn't that the factory 304.5 cid  trans/am race motor? 988rwhp@11500 rpm and 1200'/# tq? ;) ;D
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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2007, 01:10:07 PM »
looks a nice job to me

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Re: Valve Covers like or not??
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2007, 09:07:29 PM »
I think it looks good, right size & everything, however I am for keeping things stock.   Boring  :(

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