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Author Topic: Engine paint  (Read 667 times)

Offline Odontologist

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Engine paint
« on: Nov 25, 2017, 17:23:45 »
I painted my cx500 engine with VHT primer and enamel...3 coats each, followed by 1 hour oven cure at just under 100 celcius.
I was then adviced to powdercoat if engine stripped. It was but now too late and deed is done.
I was told that paint tin can job wont last. I have no experience with this.
Anyone care to give their 2 cents worth?

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Offline cxman

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Re: Engine paint
« Reply #1 on: Nov 25, 2017, 18:53:26 »
vht is good stuff

i have used it a lot and it stands up well
1978 CX650 Super Deluxe
1979 XS1100 Special
1974 xl350
1983 cx650 Custom
1973 cb750
1980 cb750
1981 cb650
1982 cb900 c
1974 kawasaki 350 bighorn
1983 GL1100 aspy full dress
1983 GL1100 Nekid
and a bunch of others

Offline cbrianroll

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Re: Engine paint
« Reply #2 on: Nov 25, 2017, 22:26:42 »
I like paint....easy touch up. Actually I'm lazy and don't mind a bike that looks ridden....judt not rusty/junky.

morgs88

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Re: Engine paint
« Reply #3 on: Jan 03, 2018, 17:07:26 »
I had mine dipped and anodised. Only
Down side is is easily Damaged or scored


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Re: Engine paint
« Reply #4 on: Jan 04, 2018, 10:40:36 »
VHT is solid.
Try not to let gas sit on it, but road grime oil etc will be no issue.
A gas spill here and there isn't going to destroy it either, but if you have a carb leaking and it sits for a few days it will make a mess.
In my experience at least.