Shop around. There is a shop not far from where I live (about 45 minutes)
that does the same process for about half the price. They have very little
overhead as they are in the country and work on Redneck parts (I can say
that being part redneck myself)
>From: Pamela Pepoy <email@example.com>
>Reply-To: Pamela Pepoy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: Hoon Kim <email@example.com>
>CC: datsun roadster mailist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: powder coating
>Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 18:42:34 -0700
>I wouldn't powder coat it. I would Jet Hot it. This is a special
>ceramic coating designed for this particular application. We are lucky
>they have a branch office 5 minutes from my house in Tempe. Most of
>their business is by mail. The Jet Hot coating has a silver appearance
>and is very durable. It also keeps the exhaust heat flowing through the
>header and decreases radiation of heat into the engine compartment (so I
>am told). I am considering having my solex intake manifold also coated
>by Jet Hot. Haven't made up my mind yet. Any one with experience in
>this application??? Oh, they arn't cheap. Cost $165.00 to coat my
>67.5 Solex stroker (in progress)
>Hoon Kim wrote:
> > quick question.
> > Is it worth powder coating an exhaust header? How much does it cost?
> > I have a used header with surface rust that I'm going to install to
> > replace my cracked exhaust manifold.
> > Thanks.
> > --
> > Hoon Kim
> > Pixar Animation Studios
> > Emeryville, CA
> > email@example.com