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Old 01-19-2010, 02:14 PM
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Painted Bilsteins Today

I received my bilsteins for the rear a month ago. i painted them today. i'm hoping to get them put on tomorrow or thursday. i have to change out my power steering pump first. i prepped them by using a scotchbrite pad and thoroughly cleaning them. i used 2 coats of an adheshion promoter(thanks robpp) to the boots. 1 coat of primer. 3 coats of vht epoxy paint. the paint is supposed to be all weather and salt resistant. i'll get some pics and a review once they're installed.
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Old 01-19-2010, 02:15 PM
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

Nice! Did the same with mine but black covers and red pipes. Not a huge fan of the standard yellow/blue :/
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Old 01-19-2010, 02:16 PM
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

Nice!!! Hope you get them in soon!!!
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Old 01-19-2010, 02:17 PM
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

Not many are but I like the yellow and blue.. so much that they're included on my detail/cleaning list.. I guess it's a SF thing.

Looks good btw .. very well done!
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Old 01-19-2010, 02:31 PM
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

Matt is painting his rainbow I believe...
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

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Not many are but I like the yellow and blue.. so much that they're included on my detail/cleaning list.. I guess it's a SF thing.

Looks good btw .. very well done!
I also like the yellow/blue.
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very nicely done ...
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

You painting yours Omar?
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

I like how those turned out but I agree that I like the blue and yellow.
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Re: Painted Bilsteins Today

They Look clean ... but i Like the Yellow and blue ... Unique as a bilstein shock
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They Look clean ... but i Like the Yellow and blue ... Unique as a bilstein shock
OME has the yellow too I believe
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