bigscheaf wrote:After that I removed the heat shields off a set of headers I also got off eBay (it’s just a great place to find parts at a reasonable price, don’t judge me).
desertrefugee wrote:Judge? I couldn't agree with you more. I have bought dozens of bits and pieces for various motorcycles on eBay. I've never really got burned, but I've been less than satisfied once or twice.
Have fun with the project.
5speed wrote:E-Bay is a great resource but I've found sellers are going absolutely nuts on their shipping fees..
bigscheaf wrote:With a little more work, I may have been able to maintain a polished looked rather than spraying them with black VHT exhaust paint, but that would create an excessive amount of work for now and the future. Form follows function, right? I'll update this comment with a picture of the painted headers, as I forgot to snap a pic before slipping them on. The outcome is pretty good for rattle can, but might try out a grill black enamel; I'm worried about the durability of the exhaust paint.
Hanslehoff wrote:I painted my headers with the VHT exhaust paint 5 years ago and they still look great. Granted, I don't put a lot of miles on each year.
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