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Will paint damage heims?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by k5james, Apr 13, 2005.

  1. k5james

    k5james 1/2 ton status

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    I'm in the middle of painting all of the tubing on my Blazer and I'm too lazy to take the suspension apart so I just taped up all of the heims, shocks, airbumps. I was just wondering if I was correct in worrying about getting paint on the heims, will paint do damage to them?
     
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    It can cause more scratching on the ball's surface. This can lead to pre-mature wearing. That and painted hiems are the sign of a lazy person IMO.
     
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    That's me :D I did tape them off though. I'm not that lazy.
     

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