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[turbobike] thermal coating

Rick (gsxr1100@ptw.com)
Mon, 19 Apr 1999 07:48:24 -0700

No I'm not familiar with that coating
What advantages have you noticed with using this coating?
I will be looking into using a thermal coating on my exhaust valves
and maybe other exhaust components

Turbo Rick
350HP Turbo GSXR1100 Street bike
Web Site  http://www.ptw.com/~gsxr1100/
Southern California Timing Association 1998 Fastest Bike of the year
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> Rick,
> Have you ever tried Zirconium Oxide thermal barrier coatings? I have used
> them on the piston crowns, combustion chambers, exhaust valve faces and
> ports, turbo housing, pipes with excellent results. There is a small (<5%)
> power increase as well.
> Regards,
> Tom