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Unread 04-07-2013, 12:27 PM   #1
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Rust Rust Rust, Hoping this isn't too bad..

So when I went into my garage this morning I noticed some small rusted metal scraps right behind my passenger side front tire. Long story short, took off the board and found this.

Question, is this a concern?







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Unread 04-07-2013, 12:30 PM   #2
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Thats not a concern, but it could be. Its a sign to inspect that thing everywhere and get some rust preventer on it
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Unread 04-07-2013, 12:48 PM   #3
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Thats not a concern, but it could be. Its a sign to inspect that thing everywhere and get some rust preventer on it
The rest of the vehicle is solid. Got under it afterwards and checked everything metal I could find for rust, nothing.

Any recommendation on a specific Rust Preventer? Or are they all pretty much the same?
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Unread 04-07-2013, 12:53 PM   #4
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I didnt mean to say rust preventer. What I mean is a rust CONVERTER. Thats my mistake. They are very different between the two but as far as a rust converter they all more or less do the same thing. I have only used the stuff once and I forget which brand it was . Wish I could remember,.
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I didnt mean to say rust preventer. What I mean is a rust CONVERTER. Thats my mistake. They are very different between the two but as far as a rust converter they all more or less do the same thing. I have only used the stuff once and I forget which brand it was . Wish I could remember,.
Well I guess I need some Rust Converter then. I'm glad it nothin' too bad, scared the hell out of me though. Took off the panel and it dumped rust and debris all over the floor.

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Unread 04-07-2013, 01:21 PM   #6
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I've used both zero rust and por-15 with moderately good results. Por-15 does a great job of converting and sealing up rusted metal but doesn't stick well to non-rusted surfaces. You can etch the good metal to get it to stick better but coverage is so-so. Zero rust doesn't do as good of a job on the conversion...you need more coats to get the job done....but sticks well to anything it is applied to. Zero rust is considerably cheaper.
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I've used both zero rust and por-15 with moderately good results. Por-15 does a great job of converting and sealing up rusted metal but doesn't stick well to non-rusted surfaces. You can etch the good metal to get it to stick better but coverage is so-so. Zero rust doesn't do as good of a job on the conversion...you need more coats to get the job done....but sticks well to anything it is applied to. Zero rust is considerably cheaper.
With the Zero Rust, did you use the Aerosol Version?
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My stepdad and I have had good results with gloss black chassis saver.
http://magnetpaints.com/underbody.asp
It works well, is priced decent, and should be easy to find.

I've heard rust bullet works well but I've never used it. I know Summit sells it and it's priced pretty well.
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/rs...Fc9cMgodkCEAOQ

Oh yeah, forgot to mention, whatever you use, wear gloves. This stuff does not wash off your skin, it wears off!
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spray it with old oil keep it for 2 days , wash then immediately spray it with old oil again try to mix it with sand keep it for 1-2 days
then spray it with diesel then wire brush it if it see to bad to use wire brush cut and fold then use por-15 all over to protect it for the future
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Thanks for all the recommendations guys!
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I don't want to rub anything in but holy crap not living in the rust belt is awesome. Long time Michigan resident but moved to california a couple years ago. My 1996 zj is, without exaggerating, 100% rust free.

Other than that, years ago I helped a friend apply chassis saver to his humvee. We wire wheeled all the rust and corrosion we could get to on the frame and then applied it with a brush. It went on easy enough and seems to be working very well. To this day after a quick hosing it looks just as good as the day we did it.
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Other than that, years ago I helped a friend apply chassis saver
Didn't know when I posted earlier but they also make monstaliner and are a forum sponser.
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I don't want to rub anything in but holy crap not living in the rust belt is awesome. Long time Michigan resident but moved to california a couple years ago. My 1996 zj is, without exaggerating, 100% rust free.
Yeah, New England winters are rough too. Lots of salt on the roads up here. It will do a number if you don't get it off.
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Didn't know when I posted earlier but they also make monstaliner and are a forum sponser.
I didn't know that either. 2 good unbiased reviews of it right there.

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I didn't know that either. 2 good unbiased reviews of it right there.

Well I guess I'm gonna give them a try and see what happens.
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