Buff it up!
....is not only an Alclad World, even if I love them very much. ALC is not everybody´s darling for some reasons. What you find here is an alternative for those who dont like ALC and another tool for those who like to have a variety of options available when it comes to NMF on all kinds if scale modeling subjects.
The engine you see on the pictures above has been painted using materials of the shopping category listed below. Its mainly a polishing color job, combined with metallic and dust pigments. This engine was featured in AK-Interaktives "The Weathering Magazine", Issue No.4/2013, which was entitled "Engines, Fuel and Oil".
Flat Black as a basecoat and polishing powder. Thats it. Shown here on a 1/32 WNW Hansa Brandenburg W.12