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MTI lid vs painted SLP lid

This is a discussion on MTI lid vs painted SLP lid within the Appearance Section forums, part of the General Help category; I just got my LS1 intake painted,now I need some advice should I buy a MTI lid or just get ...

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    MTI lid vs painted SLP lid

    I just got my LS1 intake painted,now I need some advice should I buy a MTI lid or just get my SLP lid painted? I heard of MTI lids cracking though,how true is that?

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    I would just paint the SLP, cheaper. Just remember to sand down the "SLP" logo, or at least I would.

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    just get the slp lid, sand it down with several grits of sand paper clean it with alchohol and rattle can it

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    so should I paint it red like my intake or pewter like my car?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fbodyNATION View Post
    so should I paint it red like my intake or pewter like my car?
    If you have a red theme in the works underneath the hood I'd keep rolling with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fbodyNATION View Post
    so should I paint it red like my intake or pewter like my car?
    up to you i have stripes on my hood and made it you where when you open the hood it looks like they just carry over to the intake.

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    I would go with pewter that sounds like an awesome combo

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