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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by tecton, Mar 28, 2004.

  1. tecton

    tecton 1/2 ton status

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    would it be pratical to coat things on your truck with teflon to keep mud/dirt from adhereing?

    chrome is so hard to keep clean
     
  2. Resurrection_Joe

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    Sure, they just came out with teflon wheels
     
  3. tecton

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    what about spray on? how does it do on paint or glass
     
  4. HarryH3

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    Teflon has to be applied to metal in a very controlled process. You can't just spray it from a can and expect it to stick. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif It has to be heated to very high temps in order to bind with the underlying metal. The temp required is around 800 degrees F (thus the reason that pouring Teflon bits into an engine is a total waste of money).

    Here's a link I found that talks a little bit about the process: Teflon coatings
     

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