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Old 03-27-2006, 05:24 PM   #1
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what paint do I use?....paint does not look so great...how do I make the pipe look a little better?
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Don't know for sure, but I'd use something hi-temp (obviously) like engine block or brake caliper paint. If it'* the shiney chrome rice pipe, then make sure you sand it up good, and prime it properly.

Best bet would be to powdercoat it though.
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trying the ghetto route right now....on my second coat...sanding between layers.


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thats not to bad. maybe a coat of clear after.
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Looks fine, but I'd be worried about how well it holds up. We all know these pipes can get HOT, especially right next to that rad hose.
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Nice, looking really good.
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Looks fine, but I'd be worried about how well it holds up. We all know these pipes can get HOT, especially right next to that rad hose.
I am really worried actually....but no big deal I will replace it with a FWI or something cooler sooner or later...this is just to get by for a while...

I pickedup the "rice rocket brand" paint at checker and it is somewhat reflective...see the difference with a flash and no flash...







next up is trying to fab up a copper/aluminum heatshield..maybe not copper but something metal that will moutn up to the stock intak box mounts...I am testing a few ideas.
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