Who here has painted your intake

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by Kornnut, May 10, 2007.

  1. Kornnut

    Kornnut Member

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    I stripped down my typhoon I bought, and I am going to paint it this weekend. Not looking for show quality but what did you use. I bought the hi temp primer. I was wanting some sort of gloss black on it. Can I clear it?
     
  2. Downshift

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    When I bought my intake it was used, they had powder coated it ford blue and then painted it black :comando: and it was chipped so I took it to one of my old teachers at the college and he let me use the sand blaster. Got as much of the black off as possible, the blue was NOT coming off. The sand was kinda old and could be more coarse but still it wasnt budging. So I took it home cleaned it really good with superclean and brakeclean and taped it off and painted it semi gloss black with paint I got from work (Autozone). Its the engine enamel stuff. 500degree paint. It looks really good and its held up so far.
     
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    My buddy just took high-temp paint and sprayed his black. When i get my gt-40 or cobra intake im painting it with engine enamel.
     
  4. 94yellowgt

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    Painted my GT40 intake with left over Dupont Chromabase (2000 Dodge Stratus silver).
     
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    powdercoat it! svtblack95 can hook u up. O0
     
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    I had mine powdercoated and it looks great.
     
  7. SvtBlack95

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    theres 2 solutions for taking powdercoat off and theres this stuff from eastwood that is made to take off the coatings or you can use acetone used both and they work the same ....... with powdercoating if you dont like the color you can powdercoat over it with any color and you wont know the difference
     
  8. scootin95gts

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    so how would you use acetone to take it off?Ive powdercoated before but never thought that stuff would take it off.We always used an orbital sander or sandblast
     
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    if you can powdercoat it go for it. I painted mine with duplicolor high temp engine enamel (500 degree stuff). Its looks pretty good.... shit i need to get pics of it but right now it is not home. When i get it back home i better get er done ;D
     
  10. SvtBlack95

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    acetone comes cheap so i bought a couple of gallons of it and you can always reuse it so it lasts for a long time..... dump it in a bucket and throw the part in it fully submerged check back on it about 30 minutes later and watch the powdercoat run off it..... you can also sandblast it after you dip it in the acetone cuz the coating is weak and it will come off very easy
     
  11. Kornnut

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    Could I clear coat it? I got it painted this weekend and was wondering if I should clear it.
     
  12. Kornnut

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    I just used some high temp black paint from WM. I cleaned it with degreaser really good, dried it and put a bunch of light even coats on.

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  14. Kornnut

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    Looks real good. I was going to paint the ribs on the intake itself but didn't turn out well. So its all black.
     
  15. scootin95gts

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    is there anyway that you could buy the intake like that one to where i dont have to purchase an elbow cuz i like the one piece look
     
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    Awww man that looks beautiful :naughty:

     
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    Damn that looks great. Thats how I wanted mine, but even when I used semi-gloss engine enamel it still turned out really well glossy haha.
     
  18. SvtBlack95

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    im doining my intake manifold this week and my valve covers so i will take some pics of my process before and after freshly powdercoated :)
     
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    Thanks guys. I was lucky enough to find a cobra intake out of a 94-95 so I didnt need the elbow. I forget exactly which high temp paint I used, it was something at WalMart. I just made sure to clean it really well and spray light coats. Now that its on the car the hood blanket rubbed off some of the top where the red was (I have a spacer).

    Brian
     
  20. Kornnut

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    I gotta fix where the plate meets up with the intake cause some red shows through. Other then that I am happy with the 8 bucks I spent.