Exhaust manifold coated with ceramic coating that is both a thermal barrier and corrosion resistant exhaust manifolds can either be a cast iron factory type manifold or a tube steel header typically used in performance applications though they are becoming very common in oem applications. Remember that there are estimates.
Helps to reduce heat loss by 5 to 10.
Ceramic coating cast iron exhaust manifold. Cast iron gray 1300 degree. Cermakrome the highest performing most widely used chrome exhaust coating available. V6 cast exhaust manifolds.
Ceramic has high resistance and is very durable. The price really depends on the version of your exhaust manifold each part needs a process before applying the ceramic coating. V8 cast exhaust manifolds.
This finish is commonly used on cast iron exhaust manifolds where the customer desires more of a restoration look. They offer a cast iron gray color as well as blacks and bright silver. I know i have seen tube headers with ceramic coating that looks pretty nice but i haven t been able to determine if that is an option for cast iron exhaust manifolds yet.
So the prices can be around 40 to 250 or more. Nitroplate s cast iron gray finish is a high temperature ceramic material that approximates the dark gray appearance of natural cast iron. Dry film lubricant coating.
Cermakrome mcx is a metallic ceramic coating capable of providing extremely high levels of corrosion and chemical protection in a very thin film while producing a very high luster near chrome appearance. 1 piece long tube header. Off road racing turbo applications extreme racing this coating is highly recommended for steel or cast iron manifolds exhaust parts inc turbo housings.
When applied to exhaust systems mcx will withstand substrate temperatures of over 1300 f and. Other common applications include brake drums brake rotors and cast iron brackets. Same chemical resistance as black and silver and with our special technique of applying the coating will reduce under hood temps as well.
Paint and many high heat coatings often don t last in this environment and when they start to chip peel and burn they often look even worse. I have used ceramic coating from m r performance coatings in kodak tn on exhaust manifolds on cars from 1915 to 1972. Mark simpson demonstrates how to freshen up the look of the cast iron parts with an exhaust manifold coating dry graphite spray that looks good and is easy to touch up.
Exhaust manifold ceramic coating cost. V6 long tube headers. After up to 9 years i have had no negative issues with either the appearance or functionality and plan to use on my current project.
It stops rust creep through to the surface and will stay looking great for many years to come. A natural looking cast appearance perfect for the restoration of your factory exhaust manifolds. Any exhaust application where extreme heat is being seen.
Are there any other coating or plating options available for cast iron exhaust manifolds.