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    Stainless bonnet lifters?

    Correct me if I'm wrong but stainless shouldn't rust RIGHT?

    Every set of lifters I've had, after specifying that they are stainless, have started to blister and rust.

    Could someone point me in the direction of some true stainless lifters?

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    Only ones Ive ever seen are chrome plated such as INXX ones

    yes they do rust if u dont treat em before hand but a bit of lacquer or WD40 regularly does the trick.... not ideal i know but just saying

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    Best thing to do is to paint them

    I did mine cos they were starting to rust (they are INXX ones from eBay).

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    So no stainless ones? Although painting them sounds like a good option! Don't know why I didn't think of that!

    Thanks Guys,

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    Chrome plated should be ok
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