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1972Challenger

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Coating Headers
« on: April 24, 2013, 06:51:41 PM »
I am thinking about picking up some headers dry headers that need to be worked on. weld some cracks and holes, and also a coating. is there a way to coat myself? or is it better to get a pro job??
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jyeager

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Re: Coating Headers
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2013, 07:41:08 PM »
I would just have someone coat them. Embie does a great job.
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1972Challenger

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Re: Coating Headers
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2013, 07:44:44 PM »
are they expensive?
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RockyCapone

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Re: Coating Headers
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2013, 08:34:33 PM »
My local guy told me $250 to remove chrome and jet coat them. I do not know of his quality. I thought for that price might be worth. Maybe in a month ill try him out. But i want inside the tubes as well. I am sure of anyone elses prices. 

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jyeager

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Re: Coating Headers
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2013, 10:23:13 PM »
Embie is about 200 to 300 depending on what you want. They do great work. mine are there now . http://www.embeeperformance.com
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NastyNate

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Re: Coating Headers
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2013, 05:02:13 PM »
are they expensive?

Just dropped off my headers at embee today and they are going to ceramic coat them for $250. But you need to tell them that you are a performanceboats.com member. That knocks off $50 from the original $300. Also if they are chrome and the chrome is real bad they might have to chemically strip the chrome and if thats the case then it will cost an additional $150.
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papaletch

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Re: Coating Headers
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2013, 08:28:26 PM »
I will blast all chrome and ceramic coat them for 200. Look up Finneys plastics and Powdercoating.
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