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best undercoating remover?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by yunit, Oct 8, 2001.

  1. yunit

    yunit 1/2 ton status

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    Got to remove the undercoating on my floor pan. What is the best stuff to use for this? I need something that will remove it with the least amount of work. Thanks.

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  2. Itali83

    Itali83 1/2 ton status

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    Is the floor pan in or out of the truck, if it is out, I would think sand blasting would be the best and quickest way.
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    ATF works well. It will dissolve that stuff pretty good.

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    Light the rig on fire and wait for it to burn off...[​IMG]
    Actually a heat gun and a sharp flexible scraper would prolly be the easiest...still a huge PITA though.

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    Wurth is a German company that distributes automotive tools and supplies. They have a air tool called a MBX Metal Blaster that uses wire wheel belts and if you use the most aggressive wire belt you can remove all of the tar/undercoat stuff from the entire floor in 2 hours. I did mine that way. The thing works better than anything I have ever seen but it is very expensive. I called the area representitive from Wurth and had him loan me his sample tool to try out. After I was done I just reurned it for a "no charge". You might want to find your area rep because this thing is a real time saver.
    Wurth phone number is 1-800-987-8487

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    Eastwood makes a chemical that your spray on you can just scrape it right off. http://www.geocities.com/bigkern76
     

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