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289stude
07-20-2008, 03:38 PM
The front and rear axles have been rebuilt, but they set outside for a while. I can have them powdercoated cheap. Is there ant reason they shouldnt go in an oven? Hubs and all.

John

Tom B
07-20-2008, 04:30 PM
I think I'd want to remove all bearings, unless the heat in the oven doesn't get over 300, In which case, just the grease.

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Swifster
07-20-2008, 04:31 PM
Ovens are set between 400* and 450* .

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Mike Van Veghten
07-20-2008, 04:44 PM
289 -

A good shop will not want a bunch af grease and other junk contaminating their oven.

Beside...to the job right...do the job right and properly clean, coat and cure each piece seperatly.

Mike

PackardV8
07-20-2008, 05:11 PM
Fill and protect all threaded holes and/or tight-fit drilled holes. Powder will clog them to the point they all have to be re-tapped. If it were a mating surface, such as the Timkin truck rear axle, they should be covered.

thnx, jack vines

PackardV8

N8N
07-20-2008, 06:27 PM
I agree, I would disassemble completely and powdercoat only the housing separately.

nate

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