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Painting Aero Turbine Exhaust Tip

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Drunknsloth, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Feb 15, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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    Drunknsloth

    Drunknsloth [OP] Indffrnce will be the fall of manknd but who cares

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    So some of you guys might remember a thread I made a while back about painting the radiator... Now I'm wondering about painting the exhaust tip. I got a free tip from Aero Turbine with my order of the 2525 muffler: http://www.aeroexhaust.com/index.ph...5f-2-5-inlet-3-5-outlet-flat-exhaust-tip.html

    I was wondering if I could use the RustOleum High Heat Primer and Paint to paint it, or would it not stick. Would I have to sand it like crazy? I don't know if I would want to ruin it.

    http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=381
    http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=371

    Should I just spend the money to have it powdercoated and if I powdercoat it does it powdercoat the inside and affect the air flow?
     
  2. Feb 15, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    Drunknsloth

    Drunknsloth [OP] Indffrnce will be the fall of manknd but who cares

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  3. Feb 15, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    memario1214

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    I am not positive but I will say that I don't think that powdercoating an exhaust tip will work... There is just too much heat involved. That is my guess, I really have no idea. If it will hold, doing this to the inside won't have any negative effects. Powdercoat is not thick enough to decrease the diameter enough to make it really matter.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    I got that same tip...it will work if you use high temp pain
     
  5. Feb 15, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    Do I have to sand the hell out of it?
     
  6. Feb 15, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    I have not done mine yet, but I would sand it pretty good
     
  7. Feb 15, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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