Ceramic Coating

Gunshots

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PM I realy like the looks of the ceramic pipes and am toying with doing it myself. do you think it diverts any heat away from the captain?? I don't know how long you have been running these pipes, so what can you tell about chipping and marring is the finnish going to hold up well????
 

PianoMan

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GS.... I had them done the week before the Nashville ride. I think I put on 1300 or so miles down and back and have ridden it in town for 6 weeks after Nashville. I don't see a single problem with chipping or blemishes. I thought I'd read something about ceramic running a bit cooler than standard pipes but I can't document it.

I should clarify that I had all three tail pipes done but coating the flange covers and the tips of the chrome covers is just cosmetic. I wanted it to appear as though the pipes was black, coming out of the manifold, and then you'd catch a glimpse of the pipe a few times in between the chrome covers before coming out the back.
I guess that means no reduction in heat at the Captain's Table ...... only coming out the back!
 
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