Ceramic Coatings

Dave Aukerman aukdav at ccsdana.net
Mon Dec 2 18:33:23 EST 2002

Check with JetHot coatings.  Don't recall the price but have a K26/27 turbo
and two-piece manifold that was coated and after 30k the coating is still in
place on the both.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Green" <jeg1976 at yahoo.com>
To: <JShadzi at aol.com>
Cc: <Audi20V_Kruemmer at yahoogroups.com>; "Quattro list"
<quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 4:57 PM
Subject: Ceramic Coatings

> --- JShadzi at aol.com wrote:
> > Generally, an inside coating helps keep the heat out
> > of the conducting material (header, etc), an
> > additional outside coating will keep any conducted
> > heat out of the engine compartment, generally, you
> > want to do both, but it depends on what you're
> > trying to accomplish.
> >
> > Currently my header has no coatings, I wanted to
> > test it sufficiently before doing anything like
> > that, but next time it comes off its getting coated
> > inside and out.  I like micro coat, there is a link
> > on 80tq.com to them.
> Hey man, that link may be bad.  I tried to get ahold
> of them, but no luck.  I'd like to spend ~$200 on
> coatings.  The local guy can do the 2000 degree Black
> Satin on the outside of the header and hot side of
> turbo for ~$225.  He said another $190 to do the
> inside with a different coating.  How do these prices
> sound?  Should I keep trying Micro Coat?  Those prices
> seem a little high for just sand blasting, spraying
> and baking.
> Thanks,
> =====
> Jim Green
> '89 90tq 034EFI, Haltech IG5
> http://www.geocities.com/jeg1976/car_home.html
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