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Pointless little mod that makes you feel good when looking at it... I would do it but my car is silver and only really looks good on cars with nice body colors like the blue, red and of course Black cars can get away with any color and match the break calibers. Wish my car wasn't just plan silver.
Then you should grab some wood and paint a wooden cross like a did. ?
 

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I did the intake manifold in copper burnt orange and center mesh in silver , brace in car color .
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Did you have your car painted or is that a wrap. Looks great!
Thanks . Original ordered PTS color car [ Porsche color Mexico blue]
 

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Sick love it!!! Is the cover plastic never paid attention to it


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Which cover ? intake manifold is plastic , center mash is metal
 

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What type of paint did you use and any special preparation for the intake manifold?
I take it you stripped it all down?
Manifold has very rough surface from the factory , I didn't strip anything . I used wax and grease remover solvent to clean the surface before painting
 

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I used these on the intake manifold. 8 months and 6K miles since I did it . Everything is nice today just like it was when I got it done .

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Searched all over the internet and cannot find what size socket to use when removing the center mesh. I know it's a 12 spline/triple square torx, but what size is it? Some have said T30 but cannot find a T30 triple square anywhere online.
 

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What products are you folks using to paint the cross brace? Or are you taking it to a shop to do it?
 

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Searched all over the internet and cannot find what size socket to use when removing the center mesh. I know it's a 12 spline/triple square torx, but what size is it? Some have said T30 but cannot find a T30 triple square anywhere online.
5 bolts on center mesh take #6 , 4 brace bolts take #10 . I picked up my set at local Autozone , it's made by Duralast .
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Searched all over the internet and cannot find what size socket to use when removing the center mesh. I know it's a 12 spline/triple square torx, but what size is it? Some have said T30 but cannot find a T30 triple square anywhere online.
I don't think that they can be called T30 (that is the designation for torx bits). You need triple square (goes with MXX). They are available in Amazon
 
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