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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-13-2012, 02:38 AM Thread Starter
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Painting Cam/Valve Cover

Quick question to anyone who may have painted their valve/cam cover in the past. Do you have any recommendations as to whether to use high temp paint or is it ok for my local bodyshop to use general automotive paint? Just the latter obviously gives many more colour options and can match the colour I am painting the rest of the bike.

Alternatively can you powder coat this part?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-13-2012, 03:32 AM
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I think good 2pac paint should be ok as cover dont get that hot. but i think it should be bead blasted and coat of primer first, preparation,
preparation, preparation. PS- i am a spray painter in restoration business and we are allways painting engine bits with PPG 2pac paints.
but dont use clear coat as it will go yellow.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-13-2012, 04:33 AM
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yeah man, go for the regular paint.that's what i did, too. no problem with it whatsoever..
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