[DML] Re: What to do with flaked epoxy in concealed areas of frame?
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[DML] Re: What to do with flaked epoxy in concealed areas of frame?



I bought a "touch up" spray gun at Harbor Freight for about $8 and
sprayed inside of those areas.

Matt
#1604


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweetp01569" <paul.sweet@...> wrote:
>
> I spent most of today chipping and scraping off loose epoxy from my 
> frame, and a good sized area of soft bubbled epoxy from an old brake 
> fluid leake by the previous owner about 4 years ago.  I have prepped 
> the exposed rust with the POR-15 kit, and ready to apply the POR-15 
> tomorrow to the rusty areas, then will touch up with the Krylon.  I 
> have a concern for areas where I got a finger or tool inside and 
> flaked off huge pieces of epoxy, especially in the rear area of the 
> frame in the two concealed box-like areas.  The pieces just sit 
> loose now in those areas, with no way to get them out.  What do I do 
> to protect those areas now?  I do not have a means to spray POR-15 
> and am concerned about breathing in vapors as well.  Would it be 
> beneficial to either squirt the Krylon into top and bottom openings, 
> hoping it covers exposed metal surfaces, or perhaps a 
> moisture/corrosion resistant oil to hopefully coat the metal?  What 
> have others done in these areas?
> 
> By the way, I do not drive the car in rain or snow, and only nice 
> days in the spring summer and fall, and it remains garaged at all 
> other times.  I live in central MA. So perhaps I do not need to 
> worry too much about a little concealed rust??
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Paul
> VIN 10944
>



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