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painting center caps

I started this process a few days ago, and I work on them whenever I have free time. Well, I just finished the first cap.

The dull, faded center cap 4 days ago:



And the same center cap today:


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i did the same to my center caps took me a couple of hours was well worth it.

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Nice job CJ!
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Anyone know where I can get a replacement for my lost one? It fell off the other day.

BTW What was the process? Looks good.

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mark: i have about 3 extras. i will sell u one if you want
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Great!

How much, and do you or anyone else know if they'll fit an S2?

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What kind of paint did you use? I heard that some people have used model paint...
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yes, i used black spraypaint for the background and then testors model paint (black, red, and gold) for the crest itself.
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on the car, they (along with the polished wheels) make a huge visual difference.


without the polished wheels and painted caps:




WITH them:



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ok maybe using that first pic is cheating... it was taken in the middle of winter and the wheels were VERY dirty

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