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Old 06-14-2013, 09:17 PM   #1
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Painting the intake manifold

So, I plan on painting the intake manifold and valve covers while I have it off to fix a LIM leak. What's a decent way to prep them for painting (sandblasting aside)?

And any recommendations for what type of paint to use that'd give it a nice shiny look? Also, primer, or no?
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Use a paint remover to get to bare metal. Sand with 220 so the primer will have something to stick to. Use engine high temp primer, paint and clear.

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I know it's not a camaro but you get the point.
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What kinda primer should I use? Just like a high heat kinda primer even if it's not the same brand as the engine paint itself?
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Use self etching primer for this
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I used high heat engine primer and high heat silver paint and high heat clear coat.
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