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Offline tech1889

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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #10 on: 15 February 2011, 19:23 »
Is there anything better thank kurust ??
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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #11 on: 15 February 2011, 19:31 »
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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #12 on: 15 February 2011, 19:45 »
I've heard very good things about POR-15.  :smiley:

Check it out

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvcepMwqmZs&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFo-MlDNBXc&NR=1&feature=fvwp



POR 15 is very good - used to use on the underside of my old Beetles floor pan. Couple of pointers though:

- Follow the guides to the letter - POR15 is an ARSE for not sticking unless you do it correctly. Just flakes off otherwise.
- It doesn't keep. Once that tin is open it goes off quite quickly. You can cling film under the lid which helps though.
- Wear gloves - it takes weeks to come off of your hands (take my word for it on this one  :grin:)

Rust bullet is also an alternative that is worth looking into. No experience with this though but have heard good things.

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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #13 on: 15 February 2011, 20:38 »
top of my rear suspension turret





Nasty, that needs welding.


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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #14 on: 15 February 2011, 20:43 »
Get your arch trim off and have a good look to see how bad it is. If it's eaten quite a bit of the arch, then it may be worth welding on a new one.
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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #15 on: 15 February 2011, 20:49 »
ive got a few spots that need sorting...  im putting off doing anything about it till summer, to give my crap painting a chance of sticking!

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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #16 on: 15 February 2011, 21:54 »
Yer ive read lots of rust resto projects on jap cars as they all suffer when they import them over.. and they also recommend por-15 very highly think i will go with that thanks  :smiley:
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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #17 on: 15 February 2011, 22:07 »
I've got a rusted inner sill :sad: and two other bits that need welding on the dog!

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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #18 on: 15 February 2011, 22:14 »
From reading my history ive got advisories from last 2 years for 'corroded' inner and outer sills.. is this a mission of a job or could average joe do it ??
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Re: Rust rust rust
« Reply #19 on: 15 February 2011, 22:52 »
that strut top is an easy fix as they go but it dosent involve krust.

i would drill out the spot welds and remove the one pannel,   then cut out all of the affected metal on the arch itself then replace with good metal from ether a reapir pannel or another shell,  then clen up and reinstall the removed pannel.  proably tig the lot now for neater welds so less work to do to make it look untouched
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