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Old 02-18-2010, 09:43 PM
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I was just wondering. my underbelly parts are getting rusty. any one know if its a good idea to spray paint that stuff like differential cover. i want it to be black. any paint suggestions like paint for metal and wont wear off?
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:47 PM
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I just use a rustoleum flat black.
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:47 PM
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When i got my truck i cleaned as much rust off as i could and painted every where i could reach with duplicolor rubberized undercoat
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I just use a rustoleum flat black.
and itll stay on for a year or a month?
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:50 PM
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stays on long enough then just do touch ups if you notice any spots
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:51 PM
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i power washed mine every fall then sprayed mine with used motor oil then ran every dirt road i could find and mine always looked clean
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:54 PM
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i power washed mine every fall then sprayed mine with used motor oil then ran every dirt road i could find and mine always looked clean
You can't be serious...
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:55 PM
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i power washed mine every fall then sprayed mine with used motor oil then ran every dirt road i could find and mine always looked clean
that sounds like a mess.
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:55 PM
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When i got my truck i cleaned as much rust off as i could and painted every where i could reach with duplicolor rubberized undercoat
When you did that, are you actually saying take sand paper under there and prep? or jus get the major crap outta there and then spray it down good..?
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:58 PM
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When you did that, are you actually saying take sand paper under there and prep? or jus get the major crap outta there and then spray it down good..?
took the bed off power washed everything, to get the loose stuff then i used i wire wheel to get the rest of the loose stuff. Then i just soaked the whole under side, and frame rails.
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:01 PM
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took the bed off power washed everything, to get the loose stuff then i used i wire wheel to get the rest of the loose stuff. Then i just soaked the whole under side, and frame rails.
Ohh i gotcha.. Sounds like a lot more work than i care to do. Much less i don't have the tools or the manpower to get the bed off..
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:05 PM
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that sounds like a mess.
bought the truck new in '04 traded it 2 weeks ago and i power washed the truck underneath really good and didn't see any rust anywhere when i went to trad it for the dodge i have now
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:07 PM
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All i can say is wow
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:13 PM
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All i can say is wow
half the time it sat all winter in the yard because i plow a lot during the winter i usually run 4x4's
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Old 03-17-2010, 02:43 PM
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Default Re: painting under the belly?

i am going to use the undercoat on the in side the frame rails and alexs and taking the rustouelm hammer paint and do the out side of the frame rails
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