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Old 03-31-2010, 11:52 AM
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Cleaning my Header

I recently bought a Megan header (from Kyleb1115) and I'd like to clean it before I paint it chrome (and then install it of course). Can I just use soap and water? Or should I use something different?

Here are some pics so you can understand why I want it painted...


Also, is there anything I can do about this dent?
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Old 03-31-2010, 12:01 PM
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Re: Cleaning my Header

You'll probably want to sand the entire thing down first.
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Re: Cleaning my Header

you can't paint it chrome, and expect it to last. the only way to have it last is do it the right way and send it out to have it chromed, which is an entire chemical process where they dip it in acid bath, followed by some electrical process.


headers get so extremely hot that painting them isn't gonna last long at all. the most realistic thing you can do is polish it as much as you can, then hope it tarnishes a decent way.


but considering its only a megan header, i wouldn't expect too much of it.
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