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The Custard Kid
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I am looking to paint my intercooler black. Its black already and i have scotch pad the core ready for painting. Anyone recommend a good paint for this application?
 

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I've heard and read mixed opinions on this!
From what I can remember powdercoat is no good as it's too thick for the intercooler to work efficiently and also chips easily.
Anodised would probably be a better solution but probably quite expensive to do.
Radiator paint is probably the best all round solution.
 

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The Custard Kid
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As most know I don't do things by half :lol: but i wanted to lose the "Spec-R" logo as its this logo that starts to flake as such. Pete has agreed again lol to repaint it but i wanted to try and do it myself. Its on the core that needs done and Spec-R's quality remains great it's just this logo each time so it has to go :facepalm:
 

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As most know I don't do things by half :lol: but i wanted to lose the "Spec-R" logo as its this logo that starts to flake as such. Pete has agreed again lol to repaint it but i wanted to try and do it myself. Its on the core that needs done and Spec-R's quality remains great it's just this logo each time so it has to go :facepalm:
Let Pete do it, there's no paint you could use that will match 2k black epoxy primer, which I'm sure is what's on it from new.
Its not something you could use in your shed without an air fed mask and spray gun...

I can get 2k rattle cans with hardener that you activate from my paint shop, so if you really want to give it a go, then find a paint shop that does them, but be careful...
 
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