Re: Question about painting of brake assembly
Tremclad should work fine... you might also consider a 2 part epoxy paint.
Before finishing the plates, check the area where the edge of the shoes sit
(usually 3 small pads for each shoe). I have had good luck migging any
grooves and grinding them flush.
"Some ga" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 00:00:31 -0600, "Spy Fox" <email@example.com>
> >I am working on the brake system to a 1954 Ford F-100 and am sandblasting
> >the last 50 years of rust and gunk away. I have the whole brake plate
> >assembly off the suspension and laying on my work bench. Anyway, the
> >question is, once cleaned, is there a good all-purpose, one coat paint I
> >use? Or, do I need to prime it and then paint?
> I've seen some use Tremclad high heat with ok results. (powder coat
> would be ideal)