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Sam88101 10th December 2013 06:50 PM

DIY black tips on!!
Hi guys, fitted my DIY matt black tips today...

Simb 10th December 2013 06:53 PM

Good job!

Phil3 10th December 2013 07:29 PM

Very nice mate!!

I think I'd like my exhaust tips to stick out a little further like yours are now... looks a lot better!

15delux 10th December 2013 07:48 PM

Looks very good!!

BigBen 10th December 2013 07:49 PM

Been thinking about doing this to mine for a while now. "Blueing" them??

Sam88101 10th December 2013 08:09 PM

Do you mean you wan the tips of the tips blue? If you get me? Or want a blue tint to them?

Satan 11th December 2013 10:06 AM

Well the insides of mine look exactly the same and I didn't have to do a thing to get that effect:D

However, the outsides look very good. (And a lot less cleaning to worry about:thumbsup:)

Be interested to see how they hold up over time, although I think they will be fine as you have used a good process for getting there.

Buzby 11th December 2013 10:26 AM

Good job Sam they look the biz

The Zedhed 11th December 2013 12:39 PM

Very tidy :thumbsup:

moochofun 11th December 2013 07:27 PM

Yep, look very good - thank you for having a red car, I know what mine will look like when I do it - definately on the list of things to do...


Protegimus 11th December 2013 09:41 PM

What did you use to finish the metal Sam, one of the ceramic heat durable paints?

Finish looks good, is it my OCD or maybe looks like you need to make the tips stick out the same distance on each side!


Sam88101 11th December 2013 09:44 PM

A high temp matt black paint...
There all sticking out the same, i couldnt have it any other way ;)

Protegimus 11th December 2013 10:25 PM

Which type of paint? Finish looks good and have some bits in mind to do on my own in the engine compartment.


BigBen 11th December 2013 11:17 PM


Originally Posted by Sam88101 (Post 2274897)
Do you mean you wan the tips of the tips blue? If you get me? Or want a blue tint to them?

Nope, "blueing" is a gunsmiths term. Its a forced chemical reaction that turns steel black although termed "blue".

Protegimus 12th December 2013 08:31 AM

Ben, you can buy chemical blueing kits from most gunsmiths/shops if you want to test.


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