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Old 09-25-2020, 06:28 PM   #1
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engine Paint

rebuilding a 986 engine and after I had it jet cleaned (as I was told that you cannot "hot tank" these blocks) the block still looked very dirty. Turns out that the aluminum? has stained. I want the engine to look as new as possible as i plan on putting some money into it to build it right. My question is has anybody used automotive engine paint on these engines and how did it turn out. I plan on just doing an aluminum paint to make the block look new but really wanted to hear from someone that has done it. Pics would be great if available.

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Old 09-26-2020, 05:31 AM   #2
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Really? It's not like you can even see the engine easily
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Jasper engines come with rustoleum grey... Not show car spec, but its good enough for a company who makes and ships rebuilt engines.

I am just rustoleum spraying my block. But the bits on top (supercharger, adaptor plates, accessories) are all getting a coat of clear on top.

Never had an issue with clear auto paint on a block.

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