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Immo Sep 4, 7:29pm - #42260 

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engine plastics paint, what temperature ?

What temperature will the engine plastics get at the most?
I saw some engine paint that will stand to about 1200 degrees fahrenheit, but the colors are to plain.

I saw a very nice metallic purple spray can, but it can only resist to about 315 degrees fahrenheit.
Will that work or will the heat get to it?

btw, I tried searching, but couldn't really find an answer to this..
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fastceli2001 Sep 4, 7:31pm - #42261 

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i put 500 degree paint on mine and i havent had a problem thumbsup

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UFCELI Sep 4, 7:31pm - #42262 

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You need at least 500 degrees, But i would recommend 1200, because i used 500 and mine is wearin away.

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Immo Sep 4, 7:44pm - #42263 

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Originally Posted by UFCELI
You need at least 500 degrees, But i would recommend 1200, because i used 500 and mine is wearin away.


hmmm, I was afraid of that, it's just that the colors are so plain.
Any place to order them oline?
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UFCELI Sep 4, 7:46pm - #42264 

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Try jcwhitney.com they might have some, ill check for you.

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UFCELI Sep 4, 7:48pm - #42265 

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Immo Sep 4, 7:51pm - #42266 

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Thanks for checking that for me.

The colors are pretty plain like in the shops here
I think I am going to let them chromed, depending on the price.

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swthrtracer Sep 4, 8:01pm - #42267 
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As long as you use a high temp clear coat, you can use whatever color you want...right?

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fastceli2001 Sep 4, 8:01pm - #42268 

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can you chrome plastic? confused you cant. chrome is applied by puting the object in a special bath then electricity is run through it. plastic dosent conduct so you cant chrome plastic

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Immo Sep 4, 8:13pm - #42269 

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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
can you chrome plastic? confused you cant. chrome is applied by puting the object in a special bath then electricity is run through it. plastic dosent conduct so you cant chrome plastic


hmm, sounds reasonable, but I had chromed/chrome plated covers for 50cc motorbike when I was 16. They were all chromy and shiny, so I assume something can be done to make them look chrome
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Immo Sep 4, 8:14pm - #42270 

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Originally Posted by swthrtracer
As long as you use a high temp clear coat, you can use whatever color you want...right?


someone please answer this question.
I can get clear coat for 1200 degrees fahrenheit without any problems
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swthrtracer Sep 4, 8:16pm - #42271 
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Im pretty sure thats all that you have to do. Just do a couple coats of clear coat and you should be good to go. But wait for someone to prove me wrong before you go trying it...

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Evan Sep 5, 6:46pm - #42272 

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that's a good question, I was wondering the same thing. also, what about primer.. if it isn't high temp are you still ok if you cover it with something that is high temp?

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trog2233 Sep 5, 6:49pm - #42273 

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Ummm i wouldn't ...Just use High temp for everything...it will probably still peel...Never really had anyone try it though confused
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Immo Sep 5, 7:55pm - #42274 

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I might try a few layers of high heat resistant primer.
Than a few layers standard paint.
Cover that up with a few layers of high heat resistant clear coat

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Spread Eagle Sep 5, 11:31pm - #42275 

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You do not have to use any high-temp pain for that plastic cover. Mine was done professionally by a shop. They used regular paint for plastics only. It still looks awesome 7 moths later wink

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Blue_Jaggon Sep 6, 2:03am - #42276 

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I would go w/th 1200. I did 500 my little fuse box is already in bad shape, but i put a lot of coats on the big engine plastics and theyre fine for now.
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spaztikid Sep 6, 2:11am - #42277 
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the plasticks dont heat up to 500 degrees. you'll be fine with the 500 degree paint if you have enough coats of paint and clear coat.
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