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#1 masslaw

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Posted 21 March 2020 - 06:16 AM

Trying to brighten up the engine bay.  The ECU looks pretty shabby and I wonder if I can paint it without compromising its function,



#2 Neilson

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Posted 21 March 2020 - 08:11 AM

You can, I spilt one once removed the circuit board and got it powder coated. If you do that you just have to remember to re-instate the insulation strips on the inside so certain parts of the board don't earth against the inside of the case.

 

Or you could just clean and paint as normal.



#3 Steve220

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Posted 21 March 2020 - 10:36 AM

I split it and sent it for vapour blasting, came back like new.

#4 phillrulz

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Posted 21 March 2020 - 11:20 AM

keep the earthing points clean on the outside too or expect some fun 



#5 ClassicBRG

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 01:45 PM

I tried once to split it, but I couldn't split it without damaging the case.
Is there glue or something between the case and the lid?

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 12:44 PM

I tried once to split it, but I couldn't split it without damaging the case.
Is there glue or something between the case and the lid?

There's a weather proof seal. I used a hot airgun.



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Posted 25 March 2020 - 03:51 PM

Ok,thanks! I will try..






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