Re: [DML] Frame Rust - accessing areas from beneath.
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Re: [DML] Frame Rust - accessing areas from beneath.



Thanks Pete,

It sounds like your material works well, but I am hesitant to go 
that route, also, and prefer the clean and dry gray paint.

Paul

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Cameron, Peter" <cameron@...> wrote:
>
> Paul,
> 
> My solution to loose epoxy has been to get under the car every 
year or so, pry loose what I can (hefty dental tools seem like the 
best for this), then spray/saturate everything with the Mercruiser 
rust inhibitor. That stuff is tailored to hold off rust in the 
marine/salt water environment, penetrates well,... So far this seems 
to be working well. Not concours, I'm sure some of the purists 
shudder reading this, but it seems to do the job.
> 
> Pete Cameron
> vin 3579
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of sweetp01569
> Sent: Tue 3/11/2008 11:05 AM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Frame Rust - accessing areas from beneath.
>  
> I have the typical epoxy flaking on corners of frame and surface 
> rust formed.  I also have a more serious situation on the front 
end, 
> where epoxy softened and lifted in areas due to brake fluid 
leaking 
> for the previous owner. I'd like to get to this, but not sure how 
to 
> remove the loose epoxy in hidden areas.  If I do the best I can 
with 
> scrapers and screwdrivers, apply POR 15 and then paint, will it be 
> good enough that some deep areas will not get prepared properly? I 
> don't plan to lift or remove the car from the frame and want to do 
> what I can from underneath when on jack stands.  I live in MA, but 
> never take the car out in the rain or snow.  How critical is it 
that 
> I repair the rust immediately, since it's not exposed to rain or 
> snow?  Will general moisture in the air attack the rust that 
quickly?
> 
> Also, if I ask Rob Grady to do this job, does he have better 
access 
> to the hidden areas, and is it very expensive for him to fix?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Paul 
> Vin 10944
> 
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