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Old 12-20-2004, 10:26 PM
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Repainting Exhaust Manifolds

I pulled my exhaust manifolds this winter and was wondering how I should go about repainting them bad boys. Any recommendation on a paint that will withstand the heat on the lower part of the manifolds. I plan on taking a wire brush and getting all the loose rust off.

Any tips on primer/paint??
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Old 12-21-2004, 08:57 AM
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Something high heat that's for sure.
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Old 12-21-2004, 09:13 AM
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I see Discount Inboard Marine sells PCM Black Paint for that purpose.

I am not sure if it is the same think you can pick up at Wal-Mart or not.
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Old 12-21-2004, 09:39 AM
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How about having them chromed?
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Old 12-21-2004, 09:50 AM
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I picked up some engine paint from O'Reilly to do my intake manifold. It had some sort of ceramic component in it recommended for high heat applications.
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