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Old 07-30-2011, 08:53 AM
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I have been using this for a while and have had good results. I soak my finished parts in water with baking soda and it has slowed the flash over to a crawl.
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Old 08-13-2011, 11:11 PM
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Sorry to bring up an old thread but i have an entire cab i want to paint matte black eventually. Someone, years before i came around, stripped all the paint off the cab and left it to rot.
The rust isn't too bad, as in, not yet scaling, but its pretty dang thick still. Wire wheel takes forever to break through the barrier to clean metal.
Does anyone have any experience cleaning large areas with any of the above methods?
I'm thinking taking a spray bottle with whatever method and spraying the entire truck down every 30 minutes or so for however long it takes to clean it up.
I know the truck is a rat but i want to do alot of lead filler on the truck before paint.
The bed is the same issue so i have quite a bit to derust.
Ive also heard acid dipping of some sort as well, but I'd prefer to keep this "in house"
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I'm a little late to the game here but you sound like you're the perfect candidate for a molasses bath! It's amazing how well this stuff works!

Rust removal..............the miracle of molasses!
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Old 08-14-2011, 08:22 PM
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JML,
1. find a kiddie pool and use a pump and spray nozzle to spray the cab / bed with vinegar.
OR, spray the bare metal with sea salt and warm water to match the rest of the car and call it a real rat rod........
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:14 PM
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first time I tried it was on some door latch mechanisms and after a few days they looked great but Iwas in a rush and didnt clean them afterwards. so the super rusted quick! after the next round I threw them in a bucket of dish soap and water and hittem with a scrub brush, quick dry with a compressor and blowhard. then soaked with WD-40 worked flawless. other than a random piece of pot metal that dissappeared haha
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Old 09-22-2011, 05:43 PM
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I'm a little late to the game here but you sound like you're the perfect candidate for a molasses bath! It's amazing how well this stuff works!

Rust removal..............the miracle of molasses!
Hummmmmmm. Good info.
Wonder how you get rid of the molasses after your done?!
I'm not at all opposed to building a big arse wooden pool and wheel the cab into it.
Anything to make the girl wonder what the hell im doing
Ya should have seen her face the first time she saw me carefully placing powder coated parts in the oven in the garage
She always wondered what the oven was for.
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:02 AM
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good info here
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