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Wat to use to coat my frame etc...

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by speedyvision917, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. speedyvision917

    speedyvision917 1/2 ton status

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    i was wonderin wat ya'll would recomend i use to coat my frame with to prevent future rust. my dads employee was telling me about this stuff you buy thats like paint that u can brush on yourself instead of getting it sprayed on, but he didnt no the name. i guess its likea rino ligning but im not sure.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I hear POR15 is good stuff...
     
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    speedyvision917 1/2 ton status

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    I used tractor paint it is a lot cheaper then POR 15 and works fine you just have to prime it firts with a rust inhibiting primer which you can find at any paint store
     
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    POR-15 /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    I like the Eastwood undercarriage paint. Tough stuff so far. Really doesn't need much prep work either.

    -Chris
     
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    speedyvision917 1/2 ton status

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    eastwood looks like the easiest and cheepest so i think im going with that
     
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    I used por-15 on my chassis. That being said I think I'll try eastwoods next time /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    I just looked at the por15 site, and damn, that stuff is expensive, I remember someone saying you need 2 gallons right? /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif
     
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    i bought mine off Ebay for $33/qt shipped (which if you think about it, its about the same as automotive paint).

    i was told 2 qts was more then enough to do the frame and some other stuff.
     
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    1 gallon is more than enough to do a frame. I used a brush, and that uses more paint than if you were to spray it on. I had quite a bit left over.
     
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    Yeah sorry, I was thinking the k5 tub takes 2 gallons, which is right, not the frame.
    So one gallon should be enough?
     
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    /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif If you want to paint your frame one time go to Magnetpaint.com. This paint is what they use on salt trucks. It's great stuff. I've used that chassis epoxy paint from eastwood. That doesn't hold up here in Michigan. Later
     
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    I just got three gallons of it for 60 bucks!

    what a smokin deal, I also got the primer and even some engin enamels with it on top of the three gallons!

    Looks like this is enough for a couple of my projects /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    That stuff looks interesting, I may try it instead of the Eastwood. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    I have never heard any bad things about por15, but I know yoiu get what you pay for, most the time..


    here is my inner fender in por15 /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    POR-15 works fine for AZ where humidity and salt don't constantly bomb the paint. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    what is humidity and salt? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     

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