Chemically stripping factory finish off valve covers

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  1. JaysSRT10

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    Looking at refinishing my valve covers this winter and wanted to know if anyone has ever tried to chemically stripped the factory red finish off? I have full access to my parents restoration/body shop to do this so access to the stripping chemicals is not an issue.
     
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    Yessir you can use a peeler but be careful as it magnesium not aluminum and I can tell you don't sand blast them. :burnout:
     
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    Send them to JMB for powdercoat and clearcoat. He did mine years ago and they are still like new. Well worth the cost and won't scratch like paint and hold up to heat better.
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    WOW bro, that's just a little Nitrous!!!!!!!!!!! Nice work there.....
     
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    Depending on the mag metal mix id be cautious when stripping them, there may be a stripper that lists magnesium as suitable...
     
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    I don't plan to sand blast them, I know better. That's why I'm asking about chemical strippers.
     
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    SRT10VENOMOUS 1800HP Club. And climbing Supporting Member

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    What do you have going on there exactly. And how does she like the spray.
     
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    can we keep this related to my topic?
     
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    YES... as soon as 099 FEVER responds to the Q. now that we're all interested!!! LOL
     
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    Hey Jeremy, hows it going?
     
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    Whats up Bro? Put the truck away for the winter yet? Lets move to the "GET UR POST COUNT UP THREAD"....... :burnout::burnout: