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« on: June 06, 2017, 07:10:30 PM »

Does this balancer look like it is painted?  It was restored by dale manufacturing.  It looks bare to me and i am wondering if it will rust if I leave it as is. 



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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2017, 07:48:58 PM »

Comparing the metal to the rubber it appears that it isn't painted black as it was originally.

Unless oiled, or protected in some other way it will likely rust

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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2017, 08:15:12 PM »

Thanks.  I'll have to remove it to paint both sides.  I was excited to bolt the pullies on tonight and then I noticed it did not look painted. 

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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2017, 08:00:57 AM »

+1 bare metal , will rust for sure.

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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2017, 08:51:13 AM »

Who do people like these days to restore a harmonic balancer?


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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2017, 06:47:58 PM »

Got it painted on all sides.  Thanks for the information. 





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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2017, 06:42:24 AM »

Who do people like these days to restore a harmonic balancer?


My engine builder uses dale manufacturing for all his builds.  He specifies to not paint them so it was not the rebuilder's fault mine was not painted. 

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