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View Poll Results: What color to paint an LSx engine
Chevy Orange 73 52.52%
Gloss Black 28 20.14%
Other 38 27.34%
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Old 02-25-2010, 05:50 AM
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Default LSx Engines painted Chevy Orange

I've already decided what to paint my enigne, but I was wondering what you guys think about painted LSx engines.

Chevy Orange, Gloss Black, or something else (body matching color, etc.)
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Old 02-25-2010, 09:32 AM
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if it's an iron block I like an eggshell black, not full gloss. Of course Chevy orange is cool if you're doing an old school theme, but my current LQ9/LS3 headed setup is an eggshell black. Gives a very clean look in my opinion.

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I voted Chevy Orange. Look at the GMMP LSx engines.
Look bad ass!!
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I painted my aluminum block cast iron gray.
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Depends on the rest of the car.
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I am partial to the orange. My 5 yo son did the paint work on the block and valve covers.





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I agree with Todd.... sad to say... :>)

Depends on the rest of the car and it's "purpose"... a show car should probably have a matching block to the paint scheme... a street driver - the black the Jody suggested... and to me (personal preference) I'd only ever do chevy orange on a 100% "restoration" if that was the original color.

My buddies black 56 - has a BBC painted a beautiful RED... and with the black inner fenders and billet --- the red really livens up the engine compartment... and is "kinda" like the orange...

So ---- like Todd said -- it depends...






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That is a sharp looking engine bay.
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