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Old 10-25-2012, 01:33 PM   #61
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On the muffler (passenger side, exhaust exit the muffler) there is a little hole on the bottom (on the side wall of muffler). I don't believe that should be sealed.
Allows moisture to drain out from condensation.
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Old 10-25-2012, 04:43 PM   #62
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AWESOME MOD!!! guess what im doing this weekend!

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Old 10-27-2012, 10:46 PM   #63
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Painted Muffler

Painted my muffler flat black today with rustoleum high heat. Makes the muffler disappear!
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I can't believe I still haven't got around to doing this I hate stupid work an stupid school
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Painted my muffler flat black today with rustoleum high heat. Makes the muffler disappear!
Looks great!
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Old 10-28-2012, 03:06 AM   #66
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Doing this next. Great idea guys! Thanks!!
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:29 AM   #67
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I know this is an older thread but does anyone know if the 500 degree rustoleom paint will be ok on the muffler? The 500 degree paint I have in old ford blue is engine paint so I'm hoping the muffler doesn't get that hot.

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Old 07-13-2014, 12:01 PM   #68
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I did this with the 1000 degree stuff...took about a can to do it well. Looks great.

When I went to the local hardware store rather than the auto parts place, the picture on the can had a grill rather than headers and a temp limit of 1200. I got one can just in case, but plan to head to the auto parts store to get the "same" can I used if it is available.

This is a super simple thing to do. Agree, makes it look much better.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:06 AM   #69
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I used 2000 degree VHT Flameproof paint (was available at the auto parts store). Reviews online are mixed regarding all the high temp paints available, but the 2000 degree stuff has more good reviews than any of the other lower-temp options. Will see how it holds up - I painted the exhaust/cat/muffler pipes on the Jeep itself (anything visible from the sides or back or underneath). Just finished the curing process. Went on super easy, only used 1 can, kept the coats relatively light.

Honestly, the reason I did this project as because I already started seeing a lot of rust on the exhaust pipe hangers (despite this being a new vehicle) and it was really bothering me. I've noticed that for some reason even 1 or two year old jeeps have a lot of rust on their exhaust systems , and I don't want that.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:21 AM   #70
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I also used the Rustoleum High Heat paint and it came out great. This paint is rated to 2,000 degrees where the grill paint is rated to around 500 degrees. I got the paint in the automotive department at Walmart for around $7. I cleaned the muffler good with a damp towel and let it dry for a few hours then I sprayed a few coats. That was 1 month ago and it had held up great so far.





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Old 04-19-2015, 08:50 PM   #71
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Just did it this weekend, used rust-oleum BBQ high heat, I love how it makes it disappear.





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Pretty easy. Job done in less than 30 mins and man does it look 1000% better than the tin can look Jeep ships out.
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Old 09-16-2015, 03:39 PM   #73
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Just painted my muffler. Used the same paint as my wheels. Shiny aluminum just doesn't look right on a tank green jeep imo.
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Old 09-16-2015, 03:46 PM   #74
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Old 09-16-2015, 04:02 PM   #75
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Found my next cheap mod - thanks guys!
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Old 09-17-2015, 08:47 AM   #76
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Painting the muffler was a cheap mod that I just did two days ago. I should have done it sooner! Looks great. I got the matte black 1200* bbq paint, and two coats later, it totally changed the outlook of the back of the Jeep. I also Plasti-dipped my D-Rings, the "trail rated" decal, and the hood hinges. One of the best DIY mods I've done for the rig.

Pics to come!
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Old 09-17-2015, 09:20 AM   #77
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I forgot about this Mod till I got behind another jeep the other day and ewwww that muffler is fuggly . I will be painting both this weekend.
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Old 10-19-2015, 12:36 PM   #78
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Great inexpensive mod...5/8" wrench & flat black engine paint. 2 hours to dry but an easy day.
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Old 10-20-2015, 02:14 PM   #79
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Had to stay close to home today, so it was a good excuse to get some quick mods done and this was one of them. Didn't bother trying to drop the muffler and just masked it and painted it in place using VHT header paint. Really like the matte black look and how it makes the muffler disappear from view.

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