How To: Paint an Engine Block

Paint an Engine Block

Tired of your old engine looking... not so good? Clean it up and enhance the overall look with a simple paint job! In this episode, we show you how to paint your engine block, costing you only a few bucks and about an hour or two of your time!

First your must remove all grease, dirt and oil from your engine. Once you have a clean engine block, you must put a scratch in the surface so the paint can adhere. After you have scratched the surface, tap off the areas your don't want to paint, then spray whatever color you want on using multiple light coats.


  • Always wear eye protection when using power tools.
  • Wear a respirator when painting.

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