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1Back to top Go down    Painted Exhaust? on Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:32 pm

DBRMN

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I'm just curious how successful people have been with painting their exhausts with high heat paint, because I've talked to a few people who have advised me against it just because even high heat paint will burn off when on the manifold.

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2Back to top Go down    Re: Painted Exhaust? on Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:18 pm

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Even 'jet-hot coat' will eventually dull and fade like bad paint. I did this to the headers and silencers on my R100 Airhead. Two years on they'd diminished to looking like rust. But there are some newer ceramic coatings that seem to hold up well. A mate uses a version on his Bonneville Salt Flats speed record motos, for several years now, in all that salt and heat...


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3Back to top Go down    Re: Painted Exhaust? on Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:28 pm

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@Two Wheels Better wrote:Even 'jet-hot coat' will eventually dull and fade like bad paint. I did this to the headers and silencers on my R100 Airhead. Two years on they'd diminished to looking like rust. But there are some newer ceramic coatings that seem to hold up well. A mate uses a version on his Bonneville Salt Flats speed record motos, for several years now, in all that salt and heat...

Ye I've seen videos about spray on Ceramic Coatings like this one:

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