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#1 xforxlifex

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Posted 14 March 2004 - 07:03 PM

Has anyone use underbody coating on there subes to prevent rust and corrosion? If so what brand and how has it worked out?


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Posted 14 March 2004 - 11:26 PM

:banghead: I only had ONE partial can of WESLEYS rubberized undercoating, great stuf, had to finish with stuf not so great, 3m, solderseal and other brands didn't have the color/texture/coverage as WESLEYS

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Posted 15 March 2004 - 12:16 PM

Did uuse on my jetta and it is real tough to get off paint take an extra few minutes to make sure all is protected.
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Posted 15 March 2004 - 12:33 PM

Herculinered my whole bed in the Brat. Tough stuff. Easy application. Fairly economical.

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Posted 15 March 2004 - 12:35 PM

I have used most of the brands over the years. My experience has been that they are all about the same. The importent thing is getting it on before the rust starts!

I had been using it every few years to reseal the floor pan. It seems to me that the seams and cracks are hard to seal and that is where the rust starts.:madder:

I say if the rust has not started then undercoat away. If rust has started you probably need to fix those areas before sealing.

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#6 xforxlifex

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Posted 15 March 2004 - 06:23 PM

there are a few rust areas starting to form i plan on wire brushing and sanding those areas down then undercoating away

thanks everyone

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Posted 15 March 2004 - 06:58 PM

I wire brushed mine and found 8" holes:eek:

Good thing I had carpet!;)




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