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Just make sure it is thoroughly cleaned and spray right over the grey finish. I just did mine with the Harley wrinkle black and it looks great so far (after 24 hours of drying, waiting till tomorrow to unmask it.)
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I just used masking tape and newspaper and painted mine took about an hour to mask, and 10 minutes to paint. I believe I used Duplicolor engine paint, Semi-Gloss Black. Been there for 3 years now and still looks like it did the day I painted it. I used Gunk engine degreaser (the gel or foamy kind works the best) and a nylon detail brush to scrub the tough spots before I masked it off. You can get everything at any local auto parts store.
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Foil and lots of masking tape! Also, if you can find thread protectors, you can put them over the bolt heads to keep from painting them! Works very well!
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I just did my engine ... No tear down ..just masking.
Here some pics ..before..during.. & after


Man, that looks pretty good!! I'm thinking I might have to do mine. Hahaha

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Don't know if they are still around but Kal Guard had a satin black paint I used to paint my Suzuki back in the 80's.
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