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    FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    I had these used covers blasted and painted with 'Haze Gray' .... an incredibly durable military paint.

    Comes with the 2 black plastic wire covers (no big nuts tho) and a new decal on the correct cover and position.

    $250 shipped in the USA. Paypal preferred.
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    1992 500E - Spruce Green(249) Cream-biege (275)
    2007 CLK63
    2010 BMW X3
    2001 Audi allroad
    1986 VW Scirocco 16V

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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    Did you use any magnesium conversion coating prior to painting? They are magnesium.

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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    Yes, the painter has a Corvette and is familiar with the magnesium covers and the correct way to prep and paint them.

    He actually asked if they were a magnesium alloy even before I mentioned it. Sharp guy. I got him doing sets in black and a green this week for a few local owners.
    1992 500E - Spruce Green(249) Cream-biege (275)
    2007 CLK63
    2010 BMW X3
    2001 Audi allroad
    1986 VW Scirocco 16V

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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    What did he use as prep?

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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    Quote Originally Posted by samiam44 View Post
    What did he use as prep?
    MIL-spec Magnadyne

    First the units were degreased in a dip tank, then grit blasted to remove the oxidation and old paint, a brushed on coat of magnadyne followed by the 2 stage paint.
    1992 500E - Spruce Green(249) Cream-biege (275)
    2007 CLK63
    2010 BMW X3
    2001 Audi allroad
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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    Price drop to $225 shipped in the USA...

    I will have 2 more refinished sets in the near future....both in black.
    1992 500E - Spruce Green(249) Cream-biege (275)
    2007 CLK63
    2010 BMW X3
    2001 Audi allroad
    1986 VW Scirocco 16V

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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    That's a great price. I can't even get the powder coating done for $225, not to mention acquisition cost and shipping....

    I'm going to get my remaining set coated in red and put them on my car when I do the chain rails, water pump and front crank seal.

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    Re: FS: Refinished M119 cams covers

    Wishing the paint shop here had other colors....would be neat to do a Brabus red and a Carlsson blue set.

    I haven't made friends with the powder coat shop guys yet...they have some odd colors (as well as normal like red, silver etc.)....still trying to figure out what on a Submarine gets powder coated purple !

    I'd be happy to hook you up with a red set G for way less than what your local place needs to get....when I get in with them. Hopefully over the summer...
    1992 500E - Spruce Green(249) Cream-biege (275)
    2007 CLK63
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    1986 VW Scirocco 16V

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