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Hot Stuff Exhaust Manifold Dressing

SAME DAY SHIPPING! Order within the next 10 hours 43 minutes and receive same day shipping

Specs
Color:
Silver
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Liquid Measurement:
2.0
Garage Sale:
No
Peak Temperature:
2400
Notes
A 2 oz. container will do 2-4 manifolds on average.
Hot Stuff Exhaust Manifold Dressing
Hot Stuff Exhaust Manifold Dressing
Hot Stuff Exhaust Manifold Dressing

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Q & A

What's in the Box

Hot Stuff is more than just ordinary header paint. This space-age blend of stainless steel and ceramic compounds is the ideal coating for cast iron exhaust manifolds! It withstands 2400F° (manifolds rarely exceed 1200°F). Only minimal preparation is required. Easily applied with a small brush or a rag. Coating heat-cures by simply running the engine for 10 minutes. Leaves a durable, raw cast iron appearance.

A 2 oz. container will do 2-4 exhaust manifolds on average. Not recommended for tube steel headers.

Customer Reviews

Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 8 reviewers.
RATING BREAKDOWN
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Franko
Verified Purchaser
Verified Reviewer
Omaha ne.

Too much whiz not enough bang

June 24, 2015
Used product on cast iron manifolds and while it appears to be a good product it dries too fast while you are brushing it on causing on uneven finish.
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Aaron12
Verified Purchaser
Oklahoma, USA

Disappointed with this product

February 13, 2015
I applied just as instructions said. I baked it in the oven because I was building a new engine and was not going to be running the engine for a while. First, it did not look like raw cast iron. It looked like cheap silver, aluminum fake chrome something or another. Second, it bubbled up like bubble wrap. When i touched them the next day the bubbles popped and left chips in the finish. Overall I just wasn't pleased. It wasn't the look I was looking for. Not sure why it bubbled up, but it did go on easy like it said. The color is definitely not raw cast iron.
Pros:
  • easy on
Cons:
  • does not look like raw cast iron
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Merchant Response:

Aaron12 - Thanks for contacting Speedway Motors for your automotive needs. My name is John and I am one of the techs glad to assist with questions and parts selection and your patience is greatly appreciated. You inquired about unsatisfactory finish with the Hot Stuff manifold coating. It is designed for cast iron manifolds and not tube headers and with minimal cleaning to remove loose scale and contamination it has been working fine for decades. If it bubbles it indicates some contamination or an air pocket and it is not intended to put on thickly. Heat is what cures the compound and if not heated will never cure satisfactorily and obtain the right finish. So far as far as I can look back I don??_t see any returns or complaints and it is always possible you obtained a defective container. If you like you can return the container with the unused coating and we will have our QC department take a look and compare to the others we have on the shelf and then if not correct we can get our customer service department involved. Feel free to visit us on the web at www.speedwaymotors.com or call 1-800-979-0122 with questions or to place an order. Let me know if we can be of further assistance and thanks again for shopping Speedway Motors
bob68
Verified Purchaser
derby, kansas

I was impressed

September 30, 2014
product applied easily and dried quickly. there was no odor even while being cured in the oven (while wife was gone). I haven't driven the vehicle since applying so can say how it lasts, It will not cover 4 sets of manifolds though, I used the entire can on a pair of Y-Block ram horn manifolds.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Tony13
Verified Purchaser
Holland, MI, USA

Exhaust Coating .

May 28, 2014
This Hot Stuff for coating you exhaust manifold is the BEST..Easy to apply,looks GREAT when its cured... And have plenty left for two more coats....beats that cheap spray on stuff that won't last...Best product I've run across for the job !!!!!
Pros:
  • go's on easy & looks great !
Cons:
  • ..none what so ever !
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Old Henry II
Maple Grove, MN

Just what I needed.

June 22, 2012
This product was just what I needed. I had unsightly rust spots on my manifolds and used this to cover over them. It went on beautifully and looked great after heat curing it with a 10 minute drive. I have plenty left over after doing both stock manifolds on my SBC from a single can.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Flip Senior
Verified Purchaser
Knoxville TN.

I would buy this product again.

May 05, 2012
Exhaust manifold looks great even after running engine for several hours.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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4tfred
Verified Purchaser
Bellevue, Washington

Not at all satisfied with this product!

July 20, 2011
Cleaned the manifolds to bear metal. Hot stuff did not come out at all like I expected, even tho the manifolds were baked in an oven to cure as per instructions. Suggest having them ceramic coated professionally!!
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Truckerdawg
Brunswick, GA

It's Not Fancy, But It Works

February 15, 2011
Clean all the rust and grease from the cast iron. Liberally coat the manifold as the stuff will melt down onto and seems like into the metal surface when heated as directed. But you probably will need 2 cups for a V8. The cast silver color lasts much better than any paint I've ever used!
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

2 questions : 2 answers

1 answers

whats the diff from this product and the Black Satin Coating. and would you happen to know is this kinda the same stuff apexi use for there products

eclipsegsx
south milwaukee, wi
February 11, 2011

whats the diff from this product and the Black Satin Coating. and would you happen to know is this kinda the same stuff apexi use for there products

Answers

February 15, 2011
Waymon
The main difference between these two exhaust dressings is, HOT STUFF, Item #: 91044079 is made for cast iron exhaust only. And Techline Black Satin Coating Item #: 91044086 is for Steel Tube and also Cast Iron exhaust manifolds. Both are ceramic compounds.
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got this stuff from you guys worked great used it once then put it away in a sealed bag away from heat and cold went to get it out to use the stuff dried up. bummer i say. do you know if i can mix it with anything to bring it back to life like acetone or thinner?

bmita
ohio
May 09, 2015

got this stuff from you guys worked great used it once then put it away in a sealed bag away from heat and cold went to get it out to use the stuff dried up. bummer i say. do you know if i can mix it with anything to bring it back to life like acetone or thinner?

Answers

May 12, 2015
John
Expert
Sorry for the unsatisfactory shelf life. Since Hot Stuff is not a paint you could try Lacquer thinner with a small portion to see if there is promising results.
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