Ceramic Coating Aluminum Intake Manifold
In this instance you are dealing with heat that is generated by the engine. Let s discuss performance first.
No need to strip paint it.
Ceramic coating aluminum intake manifold. I m building a 383 sbc to put in my car. Coating an intake manifold v8 v6. I am willing to ship the.
I took it to the coating place and he kinda talked me out of it. In this instance you are dealing with heat that is generated by the engine. To coat your intake manifold simply send the clean part to polydyn for coating.
Are powdercoating or ceramic coating preferred for this type of application. The first would be performance the second appearance. You will also acquire heat from the hot oil that may be tossed up under the underside of the intake manifold.
I kind of wonder if it s a thinned solution of a matte finish jet hot coating. Diamondyze can be applied to almost any aluminum part that normally can be anodized. Intake manifolds intakes are coated on the bottom with the oil shedding coating to cut thermal transfer from the oil to the intake charge.
I was planning on having the new aluminum intake ceramic coated. I am inquiring about the best type of coating for a vintage aluminum intake manifold. He said it wouldn t look very good.
In chuck s post he describes the ceramic tumbler process. So now i m looking for something else and i m considering clear coat. I would prefer a coating that would give a sheen to the slightly stained bead blasted surface that looks like new aluminum.
This would include pistons aluminum cylinder heads aluminum rocker arms intake manifolds turbo intake housings shock absorbers trailing arms and aluminum cylinder sleeves aluminum sprockets to name just a few. The outside surface of intake manifolds can either be coated with our cermachrome polished aluminum look or if extreme heat is a problem our thermal dispersant coating. I have a friend who owns a shop that does powder coating and jet hot and he has a huge ceramic tumbler.
You will also acquire heat from the hot oil that may be tossed up under the underside of. The first would be performance the second appearance. I just hate how hard it is to keep aluminum looking good.
There are two reasons for coating an intake manifold. Though our intake manifold coating is traditionally applied for appearance sake the coating also offers such various functional benefits as corrosion protection improved air flow protection from heat and saturation insulation. There are two reasons for coating an intake manifold.
They advertise that when applied to exhaust manifolds it s lasts for the life of the car.