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Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 09:24 PM
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I was looking into options for finishing my frame. One option I was considering was the hurculiner route, which is fairly inexpensive and seems like a good idea.

The other I was looking into is powdercoating the frame. I was curious if anyone thinks this is a good/bad idea. I found a place near my house that will sandblast, prep and powdercoat my pan for 300 dollars even. I've looked on their website and they seem to do a resonably decent job.

Anyone have any advice on this?

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Bugzila uses the hurculiner on the cars he builds.


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Yeah he had mentioned that to me. I'm just looking for pros and cons of both.

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Herculiner can be easily touched up when you need to modify/weld to the pan. Helps a little bit with sound deadening as well (as if anyone cared).


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My biggest concern is durability and whether or not the pan flexes enough to crack the powder coat. I was told that since herculiner is a polymer, it is less likely to crack if there is a lot of flex in the frame.

I had considered the sound dampening. Though its a nice feature, its not really the highest thing on my list.

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i would go with the hurculiner, power coating will chip and crack....


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Powder coating is great if your doing a show car, but I wouldnt do it to a baja pan. I have done several pans and have tried everything from regular car paint, to por15, to powdercoating, and herculiner. Herculiner is my choice, and what I recomend. (sounde like a herculiner commercial Cool )


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awesome thanks.

Looks like i'll be giving you call pretty soon... For me the biggest issues is getting the pan to the chandler/mesa are since I live in NW phoenix and don't have a truck to bring it on. I'll have to rent something at Uhaul for the sandblasting and herculining.

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You can also tint herculiner, can you not?


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Yes, You can buy it in colors. However I dont recomend the red, it becomes pink fairly quick. Painting it is an option too, just let it set up for a month at least.


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