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> From: Dragonyte <Dragonyte@amaonline.com>
> To: jake_k@ibm.net
> Subject: Re: exhaust paint
> Date: Thursday, June 18, 1998 2:22 PM
> 
> I also used a store bought product that has worked for the 4 months on my
> daily driver. (I didn't figure it would work five minutes.) I went to our
> local Wally world and bought a can of barbecue grill paint. Sprayed it on
> my headers and (let them dry of course) away I went. You can tell where
the
> coverage was better in places, but the headers are still covered with the
> paint. 
> 
> Just trying to help out.
> 
> Jerry Morris
> 69 Squareback
> 65 Bug 
> 
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> > From: Jake Kooser <jake_k@ibm.net>
> > To: type3@vwtype3.org
> > Subject: Re: exhaust paint
> > Date: Tuesday, June 16, 1998 10:08 PM
> > 
> > A buddy of mine's dad does metal sculpture, and he turned me on to a
> > really good treatment to keep steel for rusting.  He uses an actual
> > store-bought product, but showed me that wiping a HOT exhaust (run the
> > engine for 15 minutes or so) with some WD-40 or oil will cause the
metal
> > to turn black, and ultimately return to a "bare" metal appearance. 
This
> > is best done on either an exhaust that is already rusted - after
> > cleaning it up with sandpaper or Scotch-Brite pads, or on a bare metal
> > exhaust.  Obviously, be careful putting the stuff on the hot exhaust.
> > When my zooper beetle, Barney, had it's valve cover sealing issues, oil
> > dumped all over the single quiet pack muffler, and now it looks like
new
> > on one end, and rusted at the collector end, so I know it works with
> > regular oil too.
> > 
> > Jake Kooser


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