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Protecting bare metal parts from rust
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We've all done it, placed car parts in storage only to find rust developed on unpainted surfaces while sitting. Found something that works.

Long-Term Corrosion Inhibitor a specialty product by WD-40 works to protect those areas. If you spray it on areas you're planning on painting, be prepared to do some scrubbing. I put it through it's tests here in rainy Washington on several items and it works.


http://www.wd40specialist.com/products/c...inhibitor/

Jim

M code 71 Mach 1, 351 4V Cleveland, Ram Air (not factory), C6 Trans, 3.5 rear
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My concern would be how to remove it completely such that one could apply paint (epoxy?) with good adhesion, avoiding fish-eyes.

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midlife;163300 Wrote:My concern would be how to remove it completely such that one could apply paint (epoxy?) with good adhesion, avoiding fish-eyes.

depends on how well it really penetrates the metal. Don't think I would want to try it on an important piece, but maybe an experiment is in order here?
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midlife;163300 Wrote:My concern would be how to remove it completely such that one could apply paint (epoxy?) with good adhesion, avoiding fish-eyes.

Agree that could be a real issue, I only sprayed it on bare metal portions that are normally protected when installed and that I don't intend on painting.

Jim

M code 71 Mach 1, 351 4V Cleveland, Ram Air (not factory), C6 Trans, 3.5 rear
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Jim and Jutta;163330 Wrote:
midlife;163300 Wrote:My concern would be how to remove it completely such that one could apply paint (epoxy?) with good adhesion, avoiding fish-eyes.

Agree that could be a real issue, I only sprayed it on bare metal portions that are normally protected when installed and that I don't intend on painting.

Interesting @ a sealant? on bare metal re: MAACO might help you w/this. Notice that a lot of red mustangs ov their. @ fr6 interior-body and accents to me really depicts a real sports car. I have a lot of pics in my photo album and I think goes over the top in descibing it w/views from all angles on my COTM for Feb s submission. But still do not have the nice interior and red body to touch it off.

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