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????? On Por-15 Use

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SHAWNSTER, Oct 17, 2006.

  1. SHAWNSTER

    SHAWNSTER 1/2 ton status

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    I bought some black chassis paint, and with it came the instructions stating that i need to by there Marine Clean and Metal Ready to prep the surface, but also says you can paint it on bare metal, but using the already mentioned products. what do you guys think?? I have all the frame bare using a wire wheel

    thanks
     
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    Can't help you with your question, but I can say don't get it on your hootus!:doah::D
     
  3. SHAWNSTER

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    i hope i dont get it on my hooyus, also love the guy on the computer -funny
     
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    Thanks, that might be you after you get it on your hootus. lol
     
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    I used por 15 on my engine with the chemicals to clean the bare metal. Por 15 seeps into the pores of bare metal to bond with it. The cleaners that came with it got all the grease out of the pores to make it stick that much better. Im not sure that you can get the pores clean without chemicals.
     
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    The metal ready is an etcher to prep the metal. If you are 100% sure the surface is clean of all contaminants then you shouldn't have a problem. Keep in mind that POR 15 likes rust and rough surfaces, it will not stick (very well) to clean bare smooth metal- you will need to scuff it up pretty well. Their website has a pretty good FAQ, if you haven't checked it out already.
     
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    What he said. I have used POR-15 quite a bit and the prep is very important. It does like rusted coarse metal, but not smooth metal. I used their Marine Clean and Metal Ready on my projects and it has stuck quite well.
     
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    Thru trial and error a friend of mine has found that the Metal Ready does work better, for POR-15, than the metal prep solutions used by body shops. I do not know if it works better period, or if it simply works better when the paint is POR-15.

    Following their prep instructions to the letter is key to the paint working it's best.
     
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    por-15

    x2... i painted my frame with it. good stuff
     
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    thanks

    Well I guess I'll be buying some from them then.Thanks for the help
     

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