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Old 09-13-2020, 09:42 PM
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I used Valspar Plasti-Kote 208 when I assembled the engine 10 years ago. But, it needed to be freshened up so I bought Dupli Color since I couldnít find the Valspar for awhile. Itís darker or more saturated. Anyone else notice that or have an opinion on which is closest to OE. My engine will have some of each.


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Old 09-13-2020, 10:10 PM
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I've always preferred Plasti-Cote, but someone posted a few months ago that unfortunately it's been discontinued.

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I always liked and used plasti-kote .

Dupli-color seemed a little darker or off on color.
There are sources to get the right color engine paint. I will have to check some of those out.

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Either of those change color with the heat under the hood, and I suspect that a new can of Plasti-Kote wouldn't match any better. I've started painting fresh engines with one and had to switch to the other brand and they really didn't look any different. Moot point unless Valspar has a change of heart.

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