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What, painting? I don't see what you're looking at.

Take valve cover off, use aircraft stripper to remove old paint, primer, paint. I rattle canned mine, then sanded down the fins to expose metal, and clearcoated over the whole thing. Looks pretty good imo.
 

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the valve cover originally comes with like this stuff on it that looks like rhino liner so would i just have to sand all that off?
 

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there are a bunch of people that powder coat and that shit is legit what ima do is buy another one have tat one powder coated and swap it on my car
 

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the valve cover originally comes with like this stuff on it that looks like rhino liner so would i just have to sand all that off?
Aircraft stripper removes the paint chemically, the old paint flakes off, leaving a bare metal surface.

rattlecanned with the same method as I described above:

 

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If you can get that black crap off I would but if not it can be painted over. I just cleaned it real well sprayed it with high heat primer then a high heat red. Then got a cheap sponge roller from walmart and a small jar of armor all and rolled the black on. I scratched it up when I put the motor in the car so I started to bead blast it. I will repaint it some other day. Its not hard at all just take your time. I would replace the valve cover gasket when you paint it. Don't get any paint under the cover or in the crack where the gasket goes. just lay it on a flat peace of cardboard and masking tape up the breather and oil fill hole.



This it my valve cover and I did the top of the intake to match hell I did the hole motor to match.
 
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