VEP radiator color: black or Olive drab?

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Re: VEP radiator color: black or Olive drab?

Post by 85jeepcj » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:29 pm

Ben
What’s special with radiator paint. Can I just use high temp paint or is there a bonding issue to copper tank.

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Re: VEP radiator color: black or Olive drab?

Post by Beers » Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:09 pm

No, it’s just thinner paint so it doesn’t interfere with the heat transfer...
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Re: VEP radiator color: black or Olive drab?

Post by Ben Dover » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:48 pm

If the Factory drawings for the radiator become availible, they would indicate the type finidh.
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Re: VEP radiator color: black or Olive drab?

Post by Ben Dover » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:55 pm

If the Factory drawings for the radiator become availible, they would indicate the type finish.
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