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Today 10:36 PM
kg6mov
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Originally Posted by JColee View Post
Yesterday while wrenching on the Jeep, I noticed this absolute mess. I've got a welder (cheapo Harbor Freight 120v) and I want to try and stop this before it gets much worse at least for a few more years. Someone mentioned using Por 15 on it, painting it, then reinforcing it. How have you tackled this issue?
Start by cleaning all the coating off in that area and find where the good metal is. You can't really figure out how to reinforce it until you can see it. Wire wheel on a grinder, or one of the plastic stripper wheels will take the rust and crap off without risking cutting into the good stuff if you're scared about a grinding disk there.

I'd be a little wary of doing much with a little 120v on the uniframe sections there, but it depends on what you find.

Something like the DB metal stiffener kit would be a good source for reinforcement.
Today 09:46 PM
Ryan... ^^^ Por 15 is good to use before the rust starts, at this point you'll need to cut out the cancer, fit new metal, THEN cover it with the Por 15.


I finally got my ZJ back after lending it to family members for the past 4.5 years. I let my mom borrow it shortly after I bought it, gave it to her with about 197k on the clock. After my mother, my aunt used it for a bit when her car broke down, then my brother, and I got it back a couple days ago with 261k on the clock! After an oil change and general check up, I drove it 115 miles one way, grabbed a 6x12 uHaul trailer, loaded up a motorcycle and an 11ft long custom built trike, and hauled it 115 miles back home. All without issue, no warning lights, in perfect comfort. God, I missed this thing
Today 01:05 PM
JColee Yesterday while wrenching on the Jeep, I noticed this absolute mess. I've got a welder (cheapo Harbor Freight 120v) and I want to try and stop this before it gets much worse at least for a few more years. Someone mentioned using Por 15 on it, painting it, then reinforcing it. How have you tackled this issue?
Today 10:05 AM
Mr. Puddles Finally got off my backside and swapped in the new adjustable rear trackbar and upgraded my front adjustable to a double shear and got it aligned. Fingers crossed the bump steer dw is finally gone
Today 10:04 AM
JColee Yesterday I managed to get the rotors replaced and the hubs installed. The last thing on my list is the harmonic balancer which will be done shortly.
Today 08:30 AM
Wolfeman1992 [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787]

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s
Today 08:15 AM
IMMORTEN
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I prefer the term wheeled lol ain't no pavement princess here

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s


No thatís what Range Rovers are for...




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Today 02:59 AM
Wolfeman1992 I prefer the term wheeled lol ain't no pavement princess here

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s
Today 02:14 AM
IMMORTEN
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Itís already dented, scratched and rusty

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s


In the Jeep world thatís called ďpatinaĒ [emoji6]


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Yesterday 03:48 PM
Wolfeman1992 I'll sacrifice the paint on my trailer Queen it's already dented, scratched and rusty

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s
Yesterday 03:39 PM
IMMORTEN
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They said to dilute it down to 25% for aluminum and painted surfaces and not to let it sit, but the main use was for cleaning junkyard engines, ill wash my ****box with it and report any damage to the paint

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s


Yeah I have heard that oven cleaner is a good cost alternative to engine cleaner, but I have never heard of anyone using it to wash their car (or in our case Jeep).

If you decide to experiment with it, Iíd actually be quite interested in knowing what you find out


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Yesterday 03:15 PM
Wolfeman1992 They said to dilute it down to 25% for aluminum and painted surfaces and not to let it sit, but the main use was for cleaning junkyard engines, ill wash my ****box with it and report any damage to the paint

94 ZJ 4.5" on 31s
Yesterday 02:31 PM
IMMORTEN
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The LSx guys say to use diluted oven cleaner from the dollar store

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To wash a car in? ...I certainly hope not [emoji15]


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Yesterday 10:59 AM
Wolfeman1992 The LSx guys say to use diluted oven cleaner from the dollar store

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Yesterday 10:36 AM
IMMORTEN Washed my Jeep today.

I have to admit that the turtle wax foam degreaser I am using has been quite disappointing to say the least.

I am trying another foam cleaner from Biltema that I bought today, next time I have to wash the Jeep Iíll see if itís any better.

The turtle wax product doesnít dissolve any dirt or mud at all, it doesnít do anything about the break dust on the wheels either.....to be honest it doesnít seem to do anything.

And yes I have used it as per instructions on the back

Hopefully the one I bought from Biltema today will be better


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