Originally Posted by FourthCoast
I am sorry I do not know exactly how the engine was prepped before the first coat of antifouling paint. The engine was put on by the previous owner. If you would really like a first hand account of priming and prepping I can try to contact him.
Thanks, but I don't think it's really rocket science. I figure I'll sand the old and peeling paint off, hit with some aluminum primer, and then spray on the anti-foul.