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Unread 05-01-2007, 07:15 PM   #1
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Covering Herculiner with Line-X (or another coat of Herculiner)

The Jeep I bought had a REALLY bad Herculiner roll-on job done to it. Before I bought it, I briefly looked under the carpet for rust. I noticed it was coated and I was glad for that, but I didn't look closely 'til now (I'd never seen a Herculiner job before so I didn't know any better).

After pulling the carpet out further, it appears as if the person who did it was a blindfolded drunk and applied it with a dead 'possum on the end of a ten foot flagpole. All I can say is... ewwww.

So my question is: Since this stuff is super tough, would it be worth it to try and get it out with a sandblaster, chemical, or thermonuclear weapon? Or would it be better for me to just coat over it with an undercoat gun?

If you guys need pics for me to explain, I can take them soon. Any input?

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Unread 05-01-2007, 08:17 PM   #2
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Is it peeling or flaking? If so, try to get that off first. Then go over it with another coat yourself. It will self adhere to the old coat.

Oh, also make sure it is cleaned good before you go over it.

PS - Drink the six pack afterwards... Don't follow in the previous owners foot steps...
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Unread 05-01-2007, 08:23 PM   #3
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Unread 05-01-2007, 08:27 PM   #4
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Just coat over it and make it extra thick - and even. Good luck getting it off if you go that route.
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