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ChevyD
11-15-2009, 12:46:10 PM
I have my frame off my car and wire brushed down to bare metal. I am going to use POR 15 to coat it. Does it need to be primed or prepped in any way or will a straight coat work? I havn't used this product before.

Thanks

badazz81z28
11-15-2009, 01:15:26 PM
I have my frame off my car and wire brushed down to bare metal. I am going to use POR 15 to coat it. Does it need to be primed or prepped in any way or will a straight coat work? I havn't used this product before.

Thanks

Bare metal needs to be prepped with marine clean and metal ready.
Rusted metal , just marine clean.

ChevyD
11-15-2009, 01:46:46 PM
Would it not bond properly if just painted on the bare metal?

volsfan
11-15-2009, 02:04:37 PM
The metal needs to be prepped as stated above or it will not bond properly.

ChevyD
11-15-2009, 02:28:57 PM
Ok thanks. Guess I'm going to have to make another trip to town.....damn.lol

badazz81z28
11-15-2009, 05:13:53 PM
Ok thanks. Guess I'm going to have to make another trip to town.....damn.lol


As much as that stuff cost, im glad you asked before you applied!

li0nhart123
11-15-2009, 06:29:19 PM
i've had success with just making sure all grease etc is off the metal...cleaning with laundry soap or acetone works well for this. As long as you have clean, grease free, non shiny metal it will stick.

oh...if you do not want to pay a fortune for the metal ready,

get the metal clean of all grease

spray on a 50/50 mix of vinegar and water and let it flash rust

then neutralized with baking soda/water

let dry and then apply your POR

ChevyD
11-15-2009, 09:28:53 PM
As much as that stuff cost, im glad you asked before you applied!

No kidding. $130 for 2 quarts is ridiculous. I'm sure I could have got it cheaper online but with shipping I would have been close anyway.

olstyle
11-15-2009, 09:38:41 PM
I get my por-15 from the POR-OUTLET on Ebay.
1 qt. black $49.85 shipped
2 qt. pack, black $88.45 shipped

EDIT: Here are the links

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/POR15-BLACK-RUST-PAINT-QUART-GENUINE-POR-15_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem3a4dce83ceQQitemZ250413482958QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/POR15-BLACK-RUST-PAINT-2-PAK-of-QUARTS-POR-15_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem4397fd44efQQitemZ290312766703QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories
Guy

BonzoHansen
11-15-2009, 09:39:48 PM
Would it not bond properly if just painted on the bare metal?
go to the por15 site and get the directions!


No kidding. $130 for 2 quarts is ridiculous. I'm sure I could have got it cheaper online but with shipping I would have been close anyway.2 quarts is enough to paint a battle ship.

http://www.stoprust.net/ this place used to give us a discount, just mention nastyz. not sure if they still do. get a 6-pack of 4 oz cars, that is the best way to go.

krabben1
11-15-2009, 10:39:16 PM
Also,check your local supply stores.Some of them may carry it.A quart is usually 45-49 dollars.Why pay shipping if ya dont have to.

ChevyD
11-15-2009, 10:45:37 PM
I've already bought it. I'm planning on coating the underside of the car and the diff as well.

BusDriver
11-16-2009, 08:20:27 AM
as long as it's clean of oil and grease, dry, and not shiny smooth it'll stick like you won't believe.

It's really shiny, smooth metal that it can have trouble sticking too. But that's true of most any paint.

The stuff is tough as nails, but I don't like to cover up rust I don't acre what it says. Clean metal is best, rough it up some if it's smooth, and degrease & dry it real well.

clay taylor
11-16-2009, 03:01:39 PM
Use rubber gloves. I found out the hard way!