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Old January 13th, 2009, 11:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: painting an engine case

I would say that the reason for not painting the cases is mostly that the magnesium is sort of porous and in time the oil will "wet" through the case. Not leaking but making it greasy and resulting that the paint will not stick to it.

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