Hirsch paint

jmustian

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Anyone have experience with hirsch engine paint? It went on and looks beautiful. How long does it take to dry before i can handle it, put my engine back together? Its still tacky after 2 hours.
 
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Mine was brushed on (I would have sprayed on the valve covers, but I'm going for chrome as you can see) ; Hirsch Chrysler Red (correct for 1966 Canadian Windsor-built 440s).
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The one area I had a problem with was the rubber grommets, the paint was still tacky after a week, I stripped the paint off and sprayed them with some Mopar engine paint that I had left over, it was dry within 20 min.
 
The one area I had a problem with was the rubber grommets, the paint was still tacky after a week, I stripped the paint off and sprayed them with some Mopar engine paint that I had left over, it was dry within 20 min.
I read up on the rubber and it said to primer the rubber parts and all steel sheet metal.
 
I read up on the rubber and it said to primer the rubber parts and all steel sheet metal.
A friend of mine painted his valve covers with no primer and had a problem with the grommets, I used a primer and still had an issue, I hope this won't be the case for you, let us know.
 
A friend of mine painted his valve covers with no primer and had a problem with the grommets, I used a primer and still had an issue, I hope this won't be the case for you, let us know.
Ok. Looks like my rubber is drying same as covers. Ill keep posted
 
your Hirsch paint looks much closer to the proper color than mine did...happy it worked out for you...maybe they got things figured out in the 2 years it was out of stock
 
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