The next day, we could begin laying down the coats of black paint. Because this paint must endure the heat of the motor, we picked up four cans of Duplicolor's high-heat flat black paint. We used the 1,200-degree-F stuff, but the 500-degree paint would have provided adequate protection and coverage as well. Just as before, we swept from top to bottom and began with the fenders. For cold or overcast days, a drop light will help speed up the drying.