I searched & didn't see any other posts for this stuff, but I'm sure most of your already know about it. Santa brought a jar of this for Frank. So far, this stuff is great. Wire brushed the loose rust/dirt off several items under the hood that are cast iron. Buffs up to a nice finish - not supposed to discolor under heat. Specifically made for exhaust manifolds. Heat cures it. I'll let you know how it lasts
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Ive never used it but my dad swears by it. Hes always trying to get me to clean up my old manifolds. Im not using them so I keep saying no. Hes uses it on his old pace car trans am. They do look good! Rodney
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
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I heard(and seen) that it burns off fairly easily, apparently if not cured properly. I've never used it meself, but folks that have don't recommend using the engine exhaust to cure it. Most say it works best if you put the manifolds in an oven to cure the dressing....Mama might have something to say about that, so you'll have to do it while she is out of town...or something...
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Vette(s): 70 LT1 coupe, 69 350 HP coupe, 69 390HP 427 coupe, 71 LS5 convert, 85 coupe, 93 coupe
I have used it for years. The instructions say to wire brush, then rub on and buff. Then let the engine run long enough to reach operating temperature, shut off and let completely cool. It is now cured.
I did our cut-away car 12 years ago. It gets rained on and abused, and is ready for touch up now.
Vette(s): 1972 Steel Cities Gray T Top. Original Owner, Original Paint and Interior. The running gear has been rebuilt after 240,000 miles.
I use the stuff all the time. If your manifolds are rusty, you will need to wire brush them 1st. Make sure the manifold is cool to the touch. Then take a soft cloth (put on latex gloves 1st) dab some on and work it into the pores of the cast iron. I got mine from Eastwood.com
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