Engine Enamel, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol
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Duplicolor Engine Enamel, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol

Part No. DE1653 Warranty Details  
Dupli-Color Engine Enamel contains Ceramic Resins for maximum heat dissipation and gloss retention. The resins offer protection from exposure to excessive heat and automotive fluids. Excellent for under the-hood applications, Dupli-Color Engine Enamel will perform to the most rigorous standards of racing, street rod, and vehicle restoration enthusiasts. This durable formula resists temperatures up to 500˚ F intermittently and produces a superior finish that will not blister, flake, crack or peel. Product Features: Features EZ Touch Conical Nozzle, Maximum Heat Dissipation And High Gloss Retention, Ceramic Resins Resist Heat Up To 500 F, Dry To Touch In 30 Minutes / Handle In 1 Hour, Resistant To Oil And Other Automotive Fluids and Will Not Blister, Flake, Crack or Peel, Use on Engine Block And Under hood Accessories on Engine Era 1973-1979
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Applicator Type:Spray
Compatible Surfaces:Metal
Contains Rust Inhibitors:No
Dry Time To Touch:Dry To Touch In 30 Minutes / Handle In 1 Hour H
Heat Rating:500 deg F
Primary Use:Engine Blocks
Recommended Primer Type:Engine Primer
Sheen Level:Gloss
Sound Deadening:No
Splatter Finish:No
Spray Nozzle Type:Fan/Oval Spray Pattern
Textured Finish:No


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DuplicolorEngine Enamel, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol

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  • Can Withstand Use
  • Easy To Use
  • Reliable


    Best Uses

    • Automotive Repair Shop
    • Home Garage
    • Upkeep

    Comments about Duplicolor Engine Enamel, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol:

    Simple. Red high heat paint. Lots of uses and easy to use.

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    • Q:

      will this paint work on a gas stove
      Asked on 5/20/2015 by steve from crestview,fl

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        Hi Steve! No, I don't recommend anything in Duplicolor line for a stove or stove top. I recommend checking with your local store for availability.

        Answered on 5/23/2015 by Solomon
    • Q:

      Do i need a Primer?
      Asked on 6/5/2014 by wayne from columbia, md

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        Hi Wayne, glad to help you! Please refer this following link for the application tips of Duplicolor Engine Enamel, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol (Part No. DE1653). URL - http://www.duplicolor.com/pdfs/tips.pdf

        Answered on 6/6/2014 by Steve from AAP


        I'm happy to help, Wayne! Duplicolor makes a gray engine primer to be used with their engine enamel, Part No. DE1612. For any paint to show at its best it's always recommended to prime the surface first. You may also want to read the tips from Duplicolor located here: http://www.duplicolor.com/pdfs/tips.pdf

        Answered on 6/6/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
    • Q:

      can i safely use this to paint my valve cover and does it come in lime green?
      Asked on 4/30/2013 by slidinsidewayz

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        The Duplicolor Engine Enamel, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol - Part No. DE1653 is compatible with metal surfaces. This Aerosol available as Duplicolor Engine Enamel, Grabber Green, 12 oz. Aerosol - Part No. DE1641. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

        Answered on 4/30/2013 by Morgan from AAP
    • Q:

      This is described as an engine paint, but is it resistant to chemicals such as gasoline, alcohol, and oil?
      Asked on 11/29/2012 by Bob from Maryland

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        This Duplicolor Engine Enamel with Ceramic™, Red, 12 oz. Aerosol - part# DE1653 is designed to withstand temperatures of up to 500 degrees F. The enamel uses a durable ceramic formulation that is dyno-heat tested, resistant to oil and gas, and features a high gloss-finish. Dupli-Color engine enamel will not blister, flake, crack, or peel, and the EZ touch nozzle makes for a consistent spray pattern. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

        Answered on 11/29/2012 by Vincent from AAP
    • Q:

      can you buy this paint in pint cans?
      Asked on 9/14/2011 by popshot from clay wv

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        No, this Duplicolor engine enamel comes in Aerosol can(12 oz).

        Answered on 9/14/2011 by Dennis from AAP
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