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Type 1 transmission painting

Post by Zachary MacPherson on Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:19 am

I'm new to this forum and im building a 69 volksrod and I want to paint my transaxle red along with my engine but does anybody know what kind of paint to use should I use high tem like the motor and if so what is the best way to cure the paint I was thinking a box with aluminum foil and some lights

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Re: Type 1 transmission painting

Post by Greg on Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:56 am

IMO, nothing special is needed to paint the transmission, just a clean surface. It doesn't get hot enough to peel regular paint. It should air dry fine as well. YMMV
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Post by vw57drvr on Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:15 pm

X2. Nothing special. No heat lamps needed. But, it is hard to get them clean enough unless you disassemble and vat the case.
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Post by Zachary MacPherson on Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:21 pm

Thanks guys and getting it clean has been a pain it took about two weeks of my time after work with a wire wheel

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Post by Zachary MacPherson on Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:24 pm

I still need nose cone and axial seals anyone know a place near Savannah to get them

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