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This is a discussion on rusty headers within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; What are my options here? can these be painted or wrapped? Or are they doomed to rust through and fail?...

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    rusty headers

    What are my options here? can these be painted or wrapped? Or are they doomed to rust through and fail?


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    Quote Originally Posted by third_shift|studios View Post
    What are my options here? can these be painted or wrapped? Or are they doomed to rust through and fail?

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    get them puppies off... clean them up a bit... send them to jet hot... have them coat them for you...

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    Take 'em off and have them jet coated. Eventually they'll rust through the way they are.

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    get them puppies off... clean them up a bit... send them to jet hot... have them coat them for you...
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    and what kind of anal probe are you sticking down there btw???

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    Quote Originally Posted by ntimid8r View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by third_shift|studios View Post
    holy shit... i'd break the hell out of them...

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    is it cheaper to ship them/coat them/ship back or just get new ones that are allready coated?

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    Holy hell, you could just pony up and buy some Kooks. Thats some good quality stainless right there.

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    You could take em off and send em out to be coated but they'll rust again. I say if you're gonna pull em off get some new ones. (preferably stainless)

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    you could always wrap them with header wrap, to save money, personally i think 900 bucks for a pair of stainless is a bit much for shiny headers. it will take YEARS and YEARS for them to rust through thats just surface rust.

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    Pony up for stainless, then the job is done forever. Factor the $$$ value of your wasted time and stainless is a pretty good deal

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    if you drive it in the rain and snow defanitly stanless if its just a fun car you can get some pacesetters or just rap them. that would help with under hood temp to. like zboner sead its just surface rust it will take a long time to rust out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zboner View Post
    it will take YEARS and YEARS for them to rust through thats just surface rust.
    totally correct, it will take quite awhile for them to rust threw.
    save your money untill they rust threw, then replace them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nhraformula View Post
    totally correct, it will take quite awhile for them to rust threw.
    save your money untill they rust threw, then replace them.
    I'm trying to clean up the engine bay though-can they be painted [even black?] just so they're arent' such an eye sore?

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