Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Philadelphia PA
i'm not sold on that stuff...although i know it's often compared to JetHot ceramic coatings. I know they use Cerakote on guns...and gun finishes are pretty weak IMO. When i sent my exhaust to JetHot, the guy was telling me that they had big order of car parts that they were redoing from a Cerakote coating...
But i'm biased...I like Jet hot. It's a super tough coating. I don't know anyone who's used that on their bike.
As for an actual way to get the heat down...It's probably impossible. The heat has to go somewhere...I think some kind of plate over the rear head leading out from under the bike would have worked...but that's impossible to put in afterwards.. Ducati had to design it that way. But if you haven't noticed, the venting on the v4 is further forward so that hot stuff isn't on the front of your legs at least...
So the issue is, coating the parts only allows them to not absorb the heat. the heat is still there from the engine, and it's now just going to go around those coated pieces, to the next thing. I'm sure there's a billion threads on here already about it...I coated my exhaust to keep some of the heat in...but mostly cuz it looks cool
2014 Panigale 899 - Red
Front and Rear R&G Sliders , Rizoma B-Pro pegs, Ducati performance carbon tank protector, Pit Bull Spools, NRC FEK, R&G Radiator Guards, Zero Gravity Corsa Windscreen, Red Wheels, ProGrip 717, Heated Grips
2001 Audi TT Quattro Roadster -