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Rear Springs
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Was working on my rear springs tonight and was wondering how Rust Bullet or POR-15 would hold up to the flexing. Or should I not paint them at all and let them grow old gracefully. They are Grab-A-TraK 4.5 Standards (already black) Anybody have some input?
   

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#2
For what it's worth, I put the Grab a Track on without painting mine... the black looked better than rust to me!
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markmel;45654 Wrote:Was working on my rear springs tonight and was wondering how Rust Bullet or POR-15 would hold up to the flexing. Or should I not paint them at all and let them grow old gracefully. They are Grab-A-TraK 4.5 Standards (already black) Anybody have some input?
MM forget por15 get that stuff out your head Dodgy
You have 3 choices all are VERY good & I used all 3 on the Camaro project.. sem rust sheild http://semproducts.com/Catalog.asp?prod=154(the whole underside of the camaro including the lower a-arms & leafs are sem rustsheild all done with foam rollers & foam brushes)
R/B blackshell http://www.rustbullet.com/ProductCart/pc...tegory=125
Or eastwood chassis black http://www.eastwood.com/ew-chassis-black...14-oz.html

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Qcode351mach;45662 Wrote:
markmel;45654 Wrote:Was working on my rear springs tonight and was wondering how Rust Bullet or POR-15 would hold up to the flexing. Or should I not paint them at all and let them grow old gracefully. They are Grab-A-TraK 4.5 Standards (already black) Anybody have some input?
MM forget por15 get that stuff out your head Dodgy
You have 3 choices all are VERY good & I used all 3 on the Camaro project.. sem rust sheild http://semproducts.com/Catalog.asp?prod=154(the whole underside of the camaro including the lower a-arms & leafs are sem rustsheild all done with foam rollers & foam brushes)
R/B blackshell http://www.rustbullet.com/ProductCart/pc...tegory=125
Or eastwood chassis black http://www.eastwood.com/ew-chassis-black...14-oz.html
For what I paid I'm not throwing 1/3 of a gallon down the drain!


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#5
I put Grab A Track 4.5s on my 65 in the black paint they arrived with. They still look good.

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71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
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#6
If you are going to paint them you could use an epoxy paint, they are good for parts that flex.

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#7
I use Martin-Senour Chassis Black on all my undercarriage stuff.

Steve
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markmel;45671 Wrote:
Qcode351mach;45662 Wrote:
markmel;45654 Wrote:Was working on my rear springs tonight and was wondering how Rust Bullet or POR-15 would hold up to the flexing. Or should I not paint them at all and let them grow old gracefully. They are Grab-A-TraK 4.5 Standards (already black) Anybody have some input?
MM forget por15 get that stuff out your head Dodgy
You have 3 choices all are VERY good & I used all 3 on the Camaro project.. sem rust sheild http://semproducts.com/Catalog.asp?prod=154(the whole underside of the camaro including the lower a-arms & leafs are sem rustsheild all done with foam rollers & foam brushes)
R/B blackshell http://www.rustbullet.com/ProductCart/pc...tegory=125
Or eastwood chassis black http://www.eastwood.com/ew-chassis-black...14-oz.html
For what I paid I'm not throwing 1/3 of a gallon down the drain!
I know, sometimes it hard to admit you bought an inferior product..A 1/3 of a gallon is nothing compared to all the products I've bought in over 25 years of doing this that didn't perform as advertised & in the long run ended up costing way more in redo's than the product itself. You Live & learn....


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Qcode351mach;45687 Wrote:
markmel;45671 Wrote:
Qcode351mach;45662 Wrote:MM forget por15 get that stuff out your head Dodgy
You have 3 choices all are VERY good & I used all 3 on the Camaro project.. sem rust sheild http://semproducts.com/Catalog.asp?prod=154(the whole underside of the camaro including the lower a-arms & leafs are sem rustsheild all done with foam rollers & foam brushes)
R/B blackshell http://www.rustbullet.com/ProductCart/pc...tegory=125
Or eastwood chassis black http://www.eastwood.com/ew-chassis-black...14-oz.html
For what I paid I'm not throwing 1/3 of a gallon down the drain!
I know, sometimes it hard to admit you bought an inferior product..A 1/3 of a gallon is nothing compared to all the products I've bought in over 25 years of doing this that didn't perform as advertised & in the long run ended up costing way more in redo's than the product itself. You Live & learn....
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#10
I painted mine, cant tell you how they will hold up, but has done very well in the garage.
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