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Don't write "use search" just yet, caust i have ;)

buuuuut, I was wondering, i just bought some DupliColor Engine Paint that is supposed to stand 500°F and some, but i was more wondering about the preparation and stuff, since i'm not a 100% fluent in english, would you explain the following

Sanding - Know it has something to do with sand paper or some
Wet Sanding?
Priming?

And is it necessary to do many rounds of painting, and such,

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ehhh i wasn't too worried about how my engine cover would turn out, i just did some light sanding. primed and then painted. it came out ok.

i say don't put too many layers of paint on because that stuff builds up and gets thick.
 

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[quote author=sweetface link=topic=69203.msg1199974#msg1199974 date=1171154346]
If you go to this thread you'll find lots of options, including pics. http://www.mazda3forums.com/index.php?topic=25681.0
As for myself, I used Krylon Fusion Spray Paint for Plastics. Easy to find anywhere.
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Krylon fusion is a great paint... however they don't offer all that many colors that I remember seeing the last time I was looking for it. Maybe its different now though.
I personally like Duplicolor's line of paints. They have a ton of stuff that is really good looking.
 

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Sanding: sand down the engine cover with sand paper, remove previous paint/smooth out surface
Wet sanding: Sanding the cover while wet, not sure the effect but I guess it makes the texure smoother
Priming: A spray that your spray on before paint, this way real paint can stick on better
 
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