The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Varnish will yellow under heat (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ E30 M3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Lee on November 03, 2000 at 07:39:28:

In Reply to: "Yellowed" Motorsport valve cover posted by steven on November 02, 2000 at 17:45:43:

When the car was new, it seemed like plain aluminum, then with age it turned to yellow. BMW applies a coat of varnish to protect aluminum parts from oxydation. It turns yellow. It is not Cosmoline which is a kind of sirupy grease. All you can do is to have glass beaded and repainted or polished.


Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ E30 M3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.