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Kolbert posted 06-12-2002 04:51 PM ET (US)   Profile for Kolbert   Send Email to Kolbert  
Have a 90hp from about 92-93 and the cowling is in pretty rough shape. I am planning on refurbing it by stripping the decals, filling the fiberglass chips, etc and then re-spraying it. Does anyone know what the Johnson paint code is? Where would I go about buying the paint? Don't know if there is a special marine paint for such an application or not. The spray can of touch up paint wouldn't do too good of a job for such a large area.


whalersman posted 06-12-2002 08:01 PM ET (US)     Profile for whalersman  Send Email to whalersman     
I just painted the cowling on my Evinrude. I went to the Evinrude dealer and they have large spray cans that match the color for the particular year of motor. I have always had good luck with a spray can so it was very easy for me. Some spray guns can be a pain in the neck.
DIVE 1 posted 06-12-2002 09:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for DIVE 1    
Your dealer can provide the paint code numbers. As Joe pointed out the paint is available in spray cans but can also be puchased in quart cans for a spray gun.
David Ratusnik posted 06-12-2002 11:02 PM ET (US)     Profile for David Ratusnik  Send Email to David Ratusnik     
Kolbert- Go to a service guy who does nothing but Ev/Johnson engines. He should have just what you need- a piece of cake. Put down some marine grade (zinc) primer before you shoot the color. I touched up my old dog 225 Johnson this way. I hear new decals are a bit costly. .03 David
Bigshot posted 06-17-2002 10:42 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Zinc primer is for metal....just buy a can of Tempo Johnson white and it matches all years from 1977- present.

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