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Hey guys and gals,
I have a quick inquiry. What type of metal is used inside engine bays that are customized. I'll be shaving the shock towers in my '67 Fastback soon when I put in my Mustang II front end. I want that stainless steel metal, but I'm not sure if that is the type of metal they use or even how much something like that will cost.
Any info, as always, is greatly appreciated.
Jerome


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If you're referring to the shiny overlay you see on cars with fur dashboards and bassboat metallic paint, I think that you could use aluminum or stainless. Aluminum would be cheaper. Good luck.


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Stainless steel is very difficult to bend and it costs quite a bit more than aluminum. If you do go with stainless steel I would suggest you get it with #4 polish. This polish is created with 180 grit sanders in a straight grain configuration and is dull in appearance. If you get the mirror finish (#8) polish bring the title to your car to trade since this stuff costs a fortune plus it scratches easily.

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