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Re: A couple of general questions...
At 07:21 AM 5/5/96 -0500, AudiDudi wrote:
>I've got a few general questions:
>3) When my car was caught in a cinder-storm a month ago, the intercooler got
>a good portion of its paint removed (along with that on the rest of the car)
>and I'd like to repaint it to improve its appearance ... any recommendations
>as to which type of paint to use so as not to compromise heat transfer? Has
>anyone tried the radiator paint that's featured in the new Eastwood catalog?
I used the Eastwood paint on a big ol' a/c condensor on one of my
Mopars...someone had painted it w/regular black paint. The regular paint
compromised heat transfer/airflow to the a/c and radiator to the point that
the car would eventually overheat with the a/c on (and a/c performance
sucked). Pulled condensor, dipped/cleaned it, re-sprayed w/Eastwood paint,
and problem solved.........SLM
Steve Manning: firstname.lastname@example.org (Metro D.C. area, USA)
Mopar: '67 & '68 Plymouth Furys (big blocks)
'70 Barracuda convertible (small block)
'87 GLHS (tiny block)
Audi: Two '88 90Q's (built on the same day)
Misc: '73 Ford Country Squire wagon (daily driver!); other stuff...