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How best to restore red script on valve cover?

Chet Zerlin

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The red script on my valve cover is almost completely worn off...any suggestions on the best way to restore it?
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Chet
 

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I have the same valve cover with a similar situation. I haven't addressed the problem as yet, but assuming that you can determine a paint that is compatible with aluminum as well as being resistant to gasoline, oil and heat, it's a fill-and-wipe process. Paint is first generously applied to the logo area, after which the excess is wiped off the surrounding surface. Google fill-and-wipe painting, there's lots of DIY stuff out there.

Note: Best to remove remnants of the old paint first and thoroughly clean the surface.
 

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I’ve heard that one-shot paint is the best to use. It’s a Sign Painters paint and also car pin-stripers use it too. It “flows” very smoothly.
 

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I took mine to my body shop and had them use the Healey Blue paint I have from painting my car, so now it matches my car. Not for everyone, but I think it is a nice subtle touch.
 
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