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Old 06-20-2008, 12:05 AM   #1
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I've got a protege valve cover that I've painted and am sanding and polishing the letters and lines on. I'm worried that the exposed metal will corrode over time. I have a clear coat VHT spray can. Should I use it? Is clear coat out of a can just going to look like garbage?
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Yea you can use it, thats what i use when i polish valve covers. it works great.
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I polished the letters on a cover 6 months ago to a mirror shine. They wipe clean to the same finish again if I run my finger on them. I wouldn't worry about it.
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Yeah, hit it with clear coat for sure. The letters WILL corode and the shine fade over time if not protected. Need another valve cover?
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two is more than enough. Thanks again guys.
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