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Old 09-05-2002, 04:03 AM
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I haven't used Eastwood paint, but they do have some neat stuff in their catalog - like the paint that makes the manifolds look like new cast iron. Have used a lot of other stuff from Eastwood and it is excellent quality. Personally I have had real good luck with VHT High Temp Exhaust Paint. As an earlier post explained, the secret to getting good results is in the preparation. If you don't have access to a bead blaster, clean the manifolds completely with a wire brush and maybe course sandpaper on real bad spots. Clean well with lacquer thinner and let dry throughly. Hang them on wire in a place you can get around them and put on several thin coats of paint. I have snuck them into the house and put them in the oven at about 200 degrees for a couple of hours to cure the paint (actually that might explain why I am now single, too). Good luck.
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