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Old 07-26-2012, 02:25 AM
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Probably want to add some clear coat to the bare aluminum fins to keep it from oxidizing.
I was thinking about that too. But, I wouldn't want to gloss the wrinkle finish.I guess you could use a flat spray finish or try to apply with a small brush.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:13 AM
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I was thinking about that too. But, I wouldn't want to gloss the wrinkle finish.I guess you could use a flat spray finish or try to apply with a small brush.
I'm thinking a small brush is the answer. The black looks too good to change.
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:02 PM
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Love the valve covers--wish I had done that to the ones in my former Prostar.

I'd use a small foam roller for the clear.
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:05 PM
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That looks SICK!
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:12 PM
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Love the valve covers--wish I had done that to the ones in my former Prostar.

I'd use a small foam roller for the clear.
Good idea.
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:23 PM
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Great mod! I have seen high temp powder look really nice too. I have shot a few things like that before.

Can we see a shot of those thing on the block?
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:51 PM
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Great mod! I have seen high temp powder look really nice too. I have shot a few things like that before.

Can we see a shot of those thing on the block?
As requested. Sorry it took so long, I've been using the boat (a good thing). Now the Valve covers make the rest of the engine look bad....oh well..another project!
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Old 10-26-2012, 11:28 AM
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Tph. What's the purpose of that gate valve next to the dizzy? Like the covers btw.
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Old 10-26-2012, 11:56 AM
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Looks amazing!! Definitely added to the winter list! And I think that valve is his heater shut off .. At least that's where mine is


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Old 10-26-2012, 12:14 PM
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Looks amazing!! Definitely added to the winter list! And I think that valve is his heater shut off .. At least that's where mine is


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Thanks! Yes, the valve is for the heater system.
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