Frame Rust - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 10-13-2006, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
ASUsax
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: AZ
Posts: 1,165
Frame Rust

I did a TC drop on my Jeep yesterday to fix some minor vibes that popped up from my 2" BDS lift. (Oddly, on lift day they weren't present, but they were when I drove the Jeep a few days later. I'm thinking the extra passenger weight pushed me down enough to prevent them.)

Anyway, when I got the TC skid down, there's some rust between the TC skid and the frame. Rust is very unusual out here, so I'm not quite sure what to do about it. I was thinking of going in and knocking it all off with a scouring pad and then hitting it with some rustoleum or cold galvanizing spray. Is that the right way to go about it?

There's very little surface rust anywhere else... Seeing this, I think I'll leave a couple washers in there even after I get my BL/MML, just to keep water from getting trapped in there and rusting.


Blue Jeep Club Member #197
'02 TJ - 33" BFG MT's's, some armor, yadda yadda. 2" BDS lift/1"BL
'94 ZJ - May it rest in pieces.
ASUsax is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 10-13-2006, 10:06 AM
Chris_Ryan
Registered User
 
Chris_Ryan's Avatar
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Tewksbury, MA
Posts: 460
you got it... Rustolium also makes a rust "eating" paint that you can spray right over the rust... I live in the REAL Northeast, so I am hoping someone will chime in with what it is called (I need some too)...


EC4WDA Region D Schedule 2008
- Who says there is nowhere to run in New England and New York

Quote:
Originally Posted by vBulletin Message
Sorry, you can not add yourself to your own ignore list.
Chris_Ryan is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 10-13-2006, 10:39 AM
Rusty the Scoob
Registered User
 
Rusty the Scoob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Boston
Posts: 907
I'd hit it with a wire-wheel (scouring pads are fine too, they just take longer) and then spray or brush some Rustoleum Hammered on the frame. I painted mine a year ago and in most places it's doing pretty well. I painted one of my rusted-to-hell DT3Ks at the same time (with absolutely no prep-work at all) just to see what would happen. Can you tell which one?




2001 TJ Sport 2" coil lift, 31" TrXus, swapped in 3.73s, ORFab cage, Aussie front locker, A to Z Fab rocker skids, JeepMedic Oil Pan Skid, JeepMedic LCA skids, Alloy USA D30 Seals, Warn Diff Skids, Cobra 75wx CB, Jeeperman prototype front bumper, 9.5ti, custom rear bumper, Rokmen frame tie-in kit.
Rusty the Scoob is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 10-13-2006, 10:54 AM
lokua
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: central jersey
Posts: 229
for thoes in the northeast like me rust is unaviodable and i recomend one of rustoliums special paints for rust they have heavy rust primer and rust reformer, plus just plain rust preventing paint. for light rust i use the plain paint but for heavy stuff the rust reformer and primer is great just make sure u only use it on rust stuff its full of fish oils that soaks into the rust so if there isnt rust to soak it up the oil comes to the surface and it never dries. i did one really big once over on all rust on the jeep 2 years ago and its still holding up great with the occasional touchup.
lokua
lokua is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
92 YJ frame rust blkrvrbart YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 2 03-28-2009 11:28 AM
Frame rust through 1992 renagade YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 9 10-04-2008 04:07 PM
rust in the frame, what to do? mwc TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 2 12-15-2006 12:10 PM
frame rust greenmonster YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 3 09-14-2005 05:19 AM
Frame rust riesesdad YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 5 06-23-2005 05:38 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome