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post #1 of 16 Old 11-30-2009, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Question How to keep exhaust housing looking good?

I put my 38R on less than a month ago and the exhaust housing is already rusting and starting to look chitty. How can i make it look good like it was when i first put it in?

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ceramic coat it you can do it yourself

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Ok, how? And what would it look like?

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it looks reddish grey they sell the can at napa you paint a few coats on then bake it in your oven or put it on the truck and let it heat up in stages

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do i need to sand the rust thats already there or anything or just spray over it? I'll just do it in the truck, put some covers over stuff, spray it, then heat it with the engine.

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I would sand it the best you could so it wont rust through it later on

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how ya likin the turbo?

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I love it, when my truck is running. IPR is out right now.

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you can get VHT high temp ceramic spray paint that holds up to like 2k degrees in many colors.... i would do it that way but i would first media blast it and get it down to bare metal...
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you can get VHT high temp ceramic spray paint that holds up to like 2k degrees in many colors.... i would do it that way but i would first media blast it and get it down to bare metal...
Where do i get that? I'll just sand it because its just a little bit on a few spots on the surface.

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