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Does enamel paint (on the outside of course) raise the internal temp of a transmission?

Or are there any other reasons that his would be bad?
 

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You will see no difference on temps with a light coat of paint on the transmission.
 

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I think I will leave the paint. A large trans cooler and some synthetic fluid should negate any increased temps caused by the paint.

Thanks for the input.
 

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It won't matter. This isn't the technical explanation but you'll get the idea.

A specified material will only move heat through and away or into something else at a certain rate. Some grade of steel will allow heat to travel through it at a different rate then say, aluminum. You can get the technical explanation on heat transfer and coefficients from a physics forum.

Bottom line-A light coat of engine style paint won't slow it down.

Notice that I answered without using the terms conduct, radiate...:p
 
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