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Header Paint?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by GlassHeadlights, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. GlassHeadlights

    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

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    Does anyone make a paint to put on an exhaust manifold? Or would I have to powdercoat it? I was only going going to paint it black.
     
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    I had some but i cant remember who made it. Ill look for it and send a link.
     
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    all the ones ive ever used didnt last 15 min after start up.
     
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  6. GlassHeadlights

    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

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    Maybe I'll just let it rust. :dunno:
     
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    INJEN78 HS LEGEND

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    clean the header really well,and use the really high heat shit,it should be ok
     
  8. Justin66

    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    Header wrap seems to help out with anti-rusting.

    Here is a pic of what mine looks like, damn this is an old pic, before my valve cover and stuff.
     

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    My experience with header paint is, if you always drive the car its not worth it. If you always drive the car, its just gunna burn off, but so will the moisture so the header wont rust too fast. If the car sits a lot, theres no heat to evaporate the moisture so paint would help. Just my .02
     
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    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

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    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

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    What about powder coating?
     
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    Ethan Well-Known Member

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    They have DIY powder coating kits now. you bake the shit in your oven.
     
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    Ethan Well-Known Member

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    MthaFuknGreen Green on the scene.

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    get a real header or just have yours chromed.
     
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    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

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    Ya really. It's a stock exhaust manifold. I'll cut off the heat shield extensions then just let it rust. I may wrap it though. Idk.
     
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    high temp flat black... sandblast it first and it should stick
     
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    No dice. It will look like shit after a while, I promise. Any exhuast parts will if theyre powder coated.
     
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    MthaFuknGreen Green on the scene.

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    see if whistlercowboy can help you out..
    i think thats his name.
    from what ive seen of his work, hes a powdercoating master.
     
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    ive heard that header wrap can eventually crack your header because theres no where for the heat to escape to, its all held inside... is there any truth to this??
     
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    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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