My TR7V cast iron barrels were blasted back to bare metal and then painted with 2 coats of Granville Cylinder Black - billed as high temperature paint for exhausts and engine cases.

Less than 500 miles, and our poxy English winter weather and salted roads, and they're all orange at the front.

A miserable failure that turned out to be.

Last year I used Carplan black engine lacquer - which flaked off very quickly.

I'm sure I used to buy Hermetite engine laquer, and that stayed on. Unobtainable now.

What does everyone else use these days? Help!