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post #1 of 7 Old 07-23-2014, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
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Did the foil delete.. Was fun

Today I had time to remove the nasty looking foil on the tubes. Was fairly easy. Had some paint thinner and a steel brush. Took about 10 mins to remove all that poop. Then painted the tubes red. Woo! Always fun working on the f350.
I cleaned the engine bay. But after looking at this picture, a more thorough job is in store.
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Looks a lot nicer than mine does. Good job.

Take off the spider and wire wheel it. I did that on another guys truck and painted his pipes red and it looked really sharp

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I just did mine the other day but I just painted mine a flat black for now, but someday I will pull both out and do them both again in a glossy color.

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Is the foil delete overly loud? I'd like to do mine, but I'm not 100% on rather or not I'll like the sound.

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What do you use to paint the pipes with?

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Looks good! I personally limit myself to general cleanliness and fixing broke stuff when it comes to engine compartments.

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What do you use to paint the pipes with?
I high temp paint like for your BBQ grill

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Is the foil delete overly loud? I'd like to do mine, but I'm not 100% on rather or not I'll like the sound.
You can hear a slightly higher whistle but it's not really bad, nothing the radio won't drown out.

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