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Re: Lets talk Lizard Skin, ceramic insulation- Cheap alternative???
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2020, 07:48:52 AM »
I wasn't planning on spraying the underside but I suppose I could look into that. 

Good to know that the Plasti-dip gun likely wont work for spraying this stuff.    I may have to look in to alternative ways to apply it.  I don't want to buy a bigger air compressor for this  (I mean, I want a bigger air compressor but don't want to spend the $$)
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Re: Lets talk Lizard Skin, ceramic insulation- Cheap alternative???
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2020, 01:50:43 PM »
DEI also makes some formable heat barrier that's good up to 1750 deg F.  That might be a good alternative.  I need to get some myself since the passenger side seat bolts get so hot you can't touch them!

Anybody ever try to reuse the factor exhaust heat shields?  I kept my but just figured they would never fit again.
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Re: Lets talk Lizard Skin, ceramic insulation- Cheap alternative???
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2021, 08:52:51 AM »
anyone know how much lizard skin is needed to do the inside of the FD?   Is 1 gallon enough or should I go with the 2 gallon kit?    Also I was looking at using both products the sound insulation and the ceramic heat insulation.  That appears to be the way to do it.   

Also I read more on the spray system.  It only needs 4-5cfm at 50psi.   My compressor does 4.5cfm at 90psi.  So according to math that is roughly 8cfm at 50psi.   So that should work.


I am really not interested in cutting corners on this build so for $375 I can get 2 gallons of ceramic heat, 2 gallons for sound, and the sprayer kit from amazon.  Plus ill get 5% cash back with my Prime card.   Seems like the way to go about this?
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Re: Lets talk Lizard Skin, ceramic insulation- Cheap alternative???
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2021, 12:49:15 PM »
2 of each should cover it.   :)
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Re: Lets talk Lizard Skin, ceramic insulation- Cheap alternative???
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2021, 06:13:27 PM »
I did it in my '69 Chevelle.... prep is key! 
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