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Old 08-17-2013, 02:32 PM
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Default Re: Painting the motor?

Originally Posted by 16v4nrbrgr View Post
Black objects radiate heat more effectively than shiny ones so if you keep the thickness of the paint minimal then it may help with cooling slightly.
That's the reason most race engines are black, especially long distance racers like NASCAR. The black surface dissipates heat better than others, especially shiny ones like polished aluminum or chrome. They're the worst and getting rid of engine heat.

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