Re: WOW ! I thought I was on my own...
dougy, Flame spraying or thermal spraying can be used for all sorts of restoration or improvement applications.
I had my exhaust flame sprayed with aluminum. No rust- ever, quick heat dissipation, looks good, easier to maintain than chrome.
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