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Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes #795253 01/09/20 7:44 pm
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Greetings, all!
Anyone had any experience with using thermal barrier coating on new pristine exhaust pipes to prevent bluing?. I just finished talking with Jet-Hot and they indicated that their oven baking process @ 700 degrees usually results with a "golden hue" on chrome pipes... Hmmm?!? Aside from the minimal performance benefis to be gained, I am more concerened with not having blued pipes on a restored Brit bike. Any experience to share? My fellow riders say: Why bother?, or just use exhaust wraps to cover up the ugly...
Hmm!

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Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #795277 01/10/20 12:32 am
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No experience with that particular product, but I do spray the inside of new pipes with hi-temp paint. It helps avoid bluing, assuming the carbs are correct and you don't sit at idle for long periods (or revving the motor to impress your friends.)


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Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #795325 01/10/20 6:10 pm
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Might ring up Jeff Crumpler @ Precision Powder Coat 321-242-2268 here in town. He is the owner and has done alot of motorcycle exhausts

Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #795327 01/10/20 6:48 pm
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I'd rather see blue or yellow pipes on a bike that's ridden compared to one that's not

Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #795336 01/10/20 9:12 pm
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Have a word with Gary E, I believe his pipes are ceramic coated internally. I had my 2-1 and mega ceramic coated but this was external so sadly doesn’t help.


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Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #796707 01/27/20 4:03 am
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I coated these 20 years ago with something commercially available at the time. It was a white milky liquid that you coated the inside with and then ran a blow dryer through the pipes for 10 minutes to cure it. I think it was from Cycle Shack. It might be off the market.

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Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #797039 01/30/20 9:22 pm
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BigTwin, Harley Davidson used to sell an aftermarket product that was for this very thing. It was a off white color liquid that had some sort of abrasive sand mixed with it. I coated my pipes then put them in the oven at about 200 degrees, then coated them again. Pipes are still shiny chrome after thousands of miles. About two years ago, I was into another restoration, but couldn't find the Harley stuff. Someone told me that the Kreem company made something similar. Sure enough, I found it. It is just like the Harley stuff, except its blue. Same consistency, same abrasive sand like feel. I did the same routine, coat the pipes, then in the oven, and coat again. This bike has hundreds of miles, pipes still look new.
I recommend it.
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Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #797116 01/31/20 3:28 pm
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You must have a big oven?

Just seen this from Eastwood's

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Re: Internal Thermal barrier coating>>Chome pipes [Re: Bigtwin] #797185 02/01/20 6:19 am
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I used that Harley stuff, think it was called Dyno, some years ago on a Victor pipe. Didn't bake it after application, wasn't called for in the instructions. As I remember, I shot heat down the pipe with a heat gun, for quite some time...but did apply it per the directions.

It looked like it was snowing behind me for the first 5 miles or so, blew all that crap out. Worthless, for my application anyway. I don't remember if it was a new or used pipe (probably new), that may make a difference?


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