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Old 04-19-2018, 07:00 PM   #1
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Would you buy a boat with engines like this?

I just finished painting and doing a bunch of other much-needed crap to the old girls. They are needy!
The temptation was too great to just buy 'ford red' every time I needed a new can of paint. So, they came out a little wild.
Whaddya think; yay, or nay??
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Old 04-19-2018, 07:03 PM   #2
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I just finished painting and doing a bunch of other much-needed crap to the old girls. They are needy!
The temptation was too great to just buy 'ford red' every time I needed a new can of paint. So, they came out a little wild.
Whaddya think; yay, or nay??
Man, I love it! Nice colorS!

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Old 04-19-2018, 07:04 PM   #3
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I think I would have to get use to it but it just might grow on me

Did you spray or brush?
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Old 04-19-2018, 07:12 PM   #4
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Wow! Do you hire out? Although, I problably couldn’t afford you. We’ll done!
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Old 04-19-2018, 07:14 PM   #5
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Colorful for sure. Is that a normal water addition location at the exhaust elbow?
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Old 04-19-2018, 07:19 PM   #6
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Colorful for sure. Is that a normal water addition location at the exhaust elbow?
I believe so; the elbow was definitely manufactured with that inlet right there. Where does it usually go in?
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Old 04-19-2018, 07:19 PM   #7
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I like a variation of colours when they go well together but .
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I like it a bunch . Nice work. I think they look kinda cool.
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Old 04-19-2018, 07:43 PM   #9
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I figured I'd get mixed reviews.
For those who want to copy (I'm sure there'll be many).
I brushed POR-15 rust preventative coating in silver over everything, then did the base color for the main engine with brushed POR-15 ford red. It brushes on ridiculously thick, but man does it get glossy. Everything else was sprayed with Dupli-color 'torquin teal', 'ford dark blue', 'aluminum' and 'old ford blue' VHT. I had a can of shiny gold rustoleum I finished off on some parts too for accent.
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Colorful for sure. Is that a normal water addition location at the exhaust elbow?
Funny I was asking myself the same! Not an expert but shouldn't the water injected on the exhaust descending side?

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Colorful for sure. Is that a normal water addition location at the exhaust elbow?
Looks fine to me - mine enters about same place on my Lehman 120. it's going to be blasted out wherever it enters anyway.
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Looks great.
I am debating to spray or brush. I like the brush idea as you can do a little bit at a time, when you’re in the mood.
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Old 04-19-2018, 09:07 PM   #15
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I like it. Creativity in the ER.
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Looks very nice on your engines, mine will not be that colorful.
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I like it. Makes my Cummins White look unimaginative.
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Hi,

A cool idea but white / yellow engines are the best colors to see the starting problem, glygol, raw water, oil or other leakage, and so on.

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. Would you buy a boat with engines like this?
If the rest of the boat was OK, the engines were OK and the price was adjusted down accordingly , yes.
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