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Old 04-29-2013, 08:30 PM   #17
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Location: Cottonwood, CA
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Originally Posted by richarddacat View Post
Really looks nice especially the block, did you paint it also?
No the block was cleaned with solvent and simple green, then scrubbed with a solution that contained phosphoric acid among other things. It is the phosphoric acid that brightens up the aluminum though. I did all the aluminum parts that way except for the final drive. I painted that and wish I hadn't. I was originally going to paint my wheels that same color before deciding on powder coating them. I used a really good primer on the final drive and it would be a bitch to remove it now.

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