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Second try....

Hey guys! I'd really like to get a latex/plaster cast of these before they go on a car. I once worked in a bronze foundry on fine art pieces. These cast could act as rough blanks for future cast (would have to be resized for shrinkage once cast in iron) or as a shape model for custom stainless headers. My Lotus Elan girl just got that mandrel bender delivered and this would make it real easy for her to model up a run of headers without clearance testing involved :)

I've got a lot of time off in the coming weeks and could fly down and be done in a few hours. Shoot me a pm!!!
 

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Mclare has one sweet ride and is going to be killer when complete! Way to go!

Would be excellent to make a cast of these in Stainless...
 

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Not a problem Roy, They are yours for as long as you need them. Once I have them that is. Or, if 48hp sends them first, cool. I will get you a set though. I will need another set for my Sedan if poss. so i will make sure you get a set before I mount them, unless someone beats me to sending you theirs first.
 

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Not a problem Roy, They are yours for as long as you need them. Once I have them that is. Or, if 48hp sends them first, cool. I will get you a set though. I will need another set for my Sedan if poss. so i will make sure you get a set before I mount them, unless someone beats me to sending you theirs first.
I'm surprised at the offers I've received. One guy with a set of tri's and downpipes to model! I sent my LotusGirl an email a few minutes ago. I'll get a set of model cast made if I don't end up just taking a set to her. Now that I'm thinking about, it I'll send her a pic of the tri-y's to give her a feel for what we'd like to see. This might be REALLY f'ing cool! :)
 

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Oooooooo I'm getting excited!
 

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Where do you plan on having them coated? I'm getting a set back from Swaintech shortly..

Jonathan
 

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Where do you plan on having them coated? I'm getting a set back from Swaintech shortly..

Jonathan
Ditto.

I've heard some stories about Jet-Hot coating flaking off cast pieces, while tube exhaust manifolds seem to be holding up OK. :(

Not sure whether it is application related (bad prepping, insufficient pre-heating, etc.) or whether Jet-Hot coating simply doesn't stick to cast iron.

Anyone heard the same? :confused:
 

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I've heard Very good things about Swaintech, thus why I went for them this go-around. Plus the coating is white, ie just like AMG's headers used to be:)

Jonathan
 

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I had my coated when I had the RUF engine installed. No issues of flaking what so ever after five years.
 

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Yes, but I have a set Of Euro Logs that will fit it.
My Euro logs fit the 380 or 420 116 engine.
PM me if you are interested.
 

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I had my coated when I had the RUF engine installed. No issues of flaking what so ever after five years.

Were these cast? I've heard lots of stories of the cast ones rusting after a short while...
 

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I've heard Very good things about Swaintech, thus why I went for them this go-around. Plus the coating is white, ie just like AMG's headers used to be:)

Jonathan
Oooohhh, White.... Me likey...
 
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