In the Nov/Dec 2012 Newsletter, I included an 'Engine Painting Tips' article from my experience over the years and thought I would save  as a separate document to reference from the website.

I have updated the article a bit and saved as a PDF file which you can now access, save and print by clicking on this link: Engine Painting Tips

Hopefully this will help some of you in your restoration of your 390 & 429 engines.

Jason.

Update: For a comparison between the Bill Hirsch and Seymour Cadillac Blue Paints
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Comment by Jason Edge on April 30, 2017 at 5:52am

I created a subdomain name to point directly to the Engine Painting Tips article - www.enginepaintingtips.6364cadillac.com 

Comment by Jason Edge on January 5, 2014 at 12:24am
Tim, generally after 24 hrs to make sure the paint is dry and started curing. I will have to add that to the write up sometime. Jason
Comment by Tim sullivan on January 4, 2014 at 11:05pm
Jason, how long after the final coat do you wait before putting the engine parts in the oven?
Comment by Rob on March 10, 2013 at 8:37pm
Great info.
Comment by Jason Edge on January 4, 2013 at 9:40pm

2 to 3 cans of engine primer, gloss black  and blue engine paint, and 1 can of the hi temp primer & exhaust paint. Of course the more coats you add the more more paint. I generally do 2 coats of each....and bake and cure as indicated in write-up.

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on January 4, 2013 at 9:08pm
Jason
Great post about the engine paint colors
Any chance you can give an idea as to how many of each can you did use ?
( That break dancing is exhausting stuff--LOL. )
Happy New Year
Tony and Ginny 429
Comment by Jason Edge on January 3, 2013 at 10:46pm

Just added a link to this post on our Help Page at www.help.6364cadillac.com.

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