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Old 19-09-2016, 06:32 PM
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I saw a coupe recently which had powder coated oem rear silencers although black finish rather than the original dark grey it look really good with the tips still polished stainless steel, has anyone done this to their exhaust?
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Old 19-09-2016, 07:26 PM
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Not had this done on mine but have seen this done on a few other cars and it does look good. Aerocoat can do this work, post and return service available.
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I've seen the OEM silencer full polished which looks quite good.
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Old 20-09-2016, 04:08 PM
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Found the pictures ,

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Dave, are you thinking of going back to stock exhaust?
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Old 20-09-2016, 06:14 PM
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Dave, are you thinking of going back to stock exhaust?
no, but may enquire with Stockport power coating to see how much it would be
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Old 20-09-2016, 09:22 PM
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Looks sweet. Wouldn't any good alloy wheel refurb places do this? There is a company near me called thewheelspecialist who will pretty much powder coat anything...
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Old 30-09-2016, 06:39 PM
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Wow, talk about spotless! Not just clean, but polished too__look at the sheen on RTAs and fuel tank...

Don't the English/European versions have an aluminum cover to protect the fuel filter and 2-3/way valve? I admit to guessing at the car's country of residence, but given the location of the bulk of this forum's members...



From a purely cosmetic point, and I've done this for numerous cars, I'll mask the tips and put a fresh coat of low gloss (not "flat" but a little shinier than "satin") black high-heat paint on the rearmost face of the (muffler) cans. You don't really want to attract attention to them (do you...?) but rather just make them invisible, like the tips are floating in the bumper cutouts.

The SuperSprints (DTM tips) on (all 3 of) my cars are shiny stainless steel, and honestly, a little too blingy for my taste. On the other hand, taking them off to prep/paint isn't something I want to do either, so blingy they remain
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