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post #1 of 7 Old 11-02-2011, 08:06 PM Thread Starter
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Battery Tray Removal

Removed my battery tray due to rust. I was wondering if there is a special type of paint that I should use rather than a normal rattle can? Let me know if there is a specific type of paint to use.

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post #2 of 7 Old 11-02-2011, 08:40 PM
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If you want to keep it from rusting again due to battery acid then you can use this after you clean and prep it:

Otherwise use POR15 or just clean/primer/paint it with a rattle can.
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post #3 of 7 Old 11-02-2011, 09:13 PM
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post #4 of 7 Old 11-02-2011, 09:49 PM
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battery tray

My battery tray was all rusted, so I had it sand blasted and galvanized. Now no more rust.

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post #5 of 7 Old 01-23-2014, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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I ended up prepping it down and using a can of black rustoleum. It looks good and has held up thus far. Probably going to use the expensive POR-15 on the tub when its time to refinish.
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post #6 of 7 Old 01-23-2014, 06:04 PM
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dipped mine in vinegar for a few days. got most of the rust off. used wire brush on a drill for the chunky rust. primed and rattle can after.

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post #7 of 7 Old 01-23-2014, 06:08 PM
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sandblasted the rust off, then bedlined mine

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