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Old 12-02-18, 01:02 PM
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After Evapo-Rust, then what?

I imagine most people here have at least heard about Evapo-Rust. It does a great job, but leaves nothing behind to protect the derusted bits. What do people use to try and minimize rust return? I'm thinking of small parts, bolts, nuts, springs, etc.

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I’ve never done anything specifically along those lines. I would think a a spray and wipe with WD40 or even better BoeShield would be helpful.
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After evaporust, I just use the components.

if they rust again, get stainless or replacement chromed parts(assuming it's bolts). Way easier thsn working to resave rusty older bolts.

as for your components, wd40 or whatever similar product would be easiest. Temporary, but simple to reapply when its cleaning time.
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All small parts after Evapo-rust get Boeshield T-9 in storage. If being installed on a rider, wax, Boeshield, lube, grease, paint, whatever plus vigilant monitoring. There is humidity here
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After evapo-rust, rinse/clean off parts with dishwashing soap, put back together. Ofcourse greasing, lubing etc all the necessary parts. I love evapo-rust. Used it many many times 100% success rate. Love it.
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...either wax or this stuff.
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Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post
...either wax or this stuff.
Is that like a paint primer (that would hold a coat of paint) or a Boeshield type thing?
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I'll either wax/grease per above, or if I want long-term protection I'll use Caswell Copy Chrome to plate the parts and also make them a little shinier.
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The best thing is to replace whatever finish was on the parts originally, usually some type of plating. If that's not practical or affordable then some type of lubricant like Gibbs Lubricant - which is the best I've found for keeping parts from re-rusting - will keep the rust away and add lubrication to moving parts but it will need to be re-applied regularly.
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Originally Posted by tyrion View Post
Is that like a paint primer (that would hold a coat of paint) or a Boeshield type thing?
...it's an oil product, similar to the various framesaver oils. It's proprietary, but it would not surprise me if it's just a spray version of linseed oil. When dry it resembles some sort of vegetable based oil like linseed. They also sell a rust "reformer" that is better used if you plan on painting over it.
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Immediately after rinsing off EvapoRust I'll heat the parts to boil off any water then coat it with Lanox (lanolin, downunder we like our sheep fat) or Reducteur H72 whilst it's cooling.

Don't rinse it off then expose to air, raw steel will flash rust again pretty quickly.
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