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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2004, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
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Painting Exahust Manifolds

Is there any kind of paint that can withstand the temp that the exahust manifods get to? I bought the manifolds that 94 Daily Driven 4.6L was selling on eBay, and was thinking about painting them before I put them on to prevent them from rusting...

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there is high temp paint out there for engines and manifolds, my friend did that to his headers, even though they started fading a little bit afterwards

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Yeah we painted a set of used headers, to let my friends 383 breath, and it flaked off pretty quick. It was some high-temp paint from advanced auto parts.


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I'm pretty sure sure you'll have to have them professionally coated, like jet-hot.




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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-16-2004, 11:58 PM
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I can speak from experience about Tech Line Coatings' Black Satin. It can be applied with a regular spray gun or touch-up gun, and doesn't have to be heat-cured before you can handle/install the parts. The only "special" equipment you need is a sandblaster to clean and prep the metal.
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