I used POR15 engine enamel, this stuff is great, it can be brushed or sprayed
can be thinned with lacquer thinner. It looks great, it costs $10.00 for a pint,
enough for a complete engine.
Ivana Tinkle wrote:
> Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > I'm about to install a "new" 216 engine in my '51 1/2 ton pickup.
> > Today we washed it down with a heavy duty cleaner, wire brushed and pressure
> > washed everything.
> > Should I prime the motor with a primer before putting the engine paint on?
> I painted the engine (Chevy 350) in my Chevelle with Plasti-Kote 500 degree
> temperature paint, several coats and it looks great. No flaking, peeling or
> other defects after a year and 3000 miles of weekend driving. It was done to
> the bare block before I built the engine. I am very satisfied with their
> products, and it's cheaper than buying engine enamel through Eastwood or other
> mail order firms. I did not use any primer, just made sure the block and
> were clean and free of rust, grease, scale. I wiped it down with acetone
> 53 3100
> 72 Malibu
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