Painting tinware

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mike the van
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Painting tinware

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Just getting the bank holiday urge to get the van ready for the summer, what's the best paint for the tinware on an A/C engine, was thinking smoothrite, but open to suggestions

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Hi

I wouldn't use smoothrite, it's not for hot areas, I learn't the hard way, 15+ years ago on a beetle. It melts with heat (unless they've changed it)

Look for high temp paint (or engine paint) at a motor factors, I have found that brush on stuff lasts longer than spray.

Good luck

Munnyella
My only toy now is a broken T25 and a sack full of BMX bikes. How the mighty have fallen (or got sensibler!!)

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