A local powdercoater recommended jasco paint and epoxy remover after saying they had two sandblasters one wouldn t touch the coating and the other was so big it might destroy this aluminum intake manifold. You should find jasco strippers in almost every hardware store in the usa.
You can use 1 or 2 coatings.
Powder coating aluminum intake manifold. You can also coat the inside of the runners in an intake manifold. This is not the most durable method but if you are looking to make your manifold. Heat test between a bare aluminum and powder coated intake heat can and will affect performance.
Powder coating intake manifolds. Trying to prevent oxidation on a new intake by putting a few layers of clear coat enamel on it. Powder coating parts of your engine not only looks great it s also way more more durable than paint.
A single coating that we recommend would be our dry film. The intake manifold is one the first things you eye catches when you open the hood. 13th part of the oldsmobile 455 marine engine build.
Powder coating can be removed from steel parts by sandblasting. In this video i show the method i use to restore aluminum intake manifolds. I am willing to ship the.
You need heat but to much or it will rob you of performance. This is another how to video on powder coat this time restoring two intake manifolds from a boat fire this is the link to the powder coat article on my web. These are known as fluid retaining coatings and the fuel air mix as it passes through an intake manifold on a carbureted engine is treated like a fluid in motion.
I am inquiring about the best type of coating for a vintage aluminum intake manifold. I would prefer a coating that would give a sheen to the slightly stained bead blasted surface that looks like new aluminum. Are powdercoating or ceramic coating preferred for this type of application.
Nothing makes an engine pop like color.