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Painting a frame with truck bed liner

Old 02-05-07, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by mister pibb
the only chips in the paint came from throwing it in the back of a truck with a bunch of other **** when i was moving.
You'd think that truck bed liner would protect against chips in just that exact situation.
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Old 02-05-07, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by mister pibb
about 8 bucks for a 16 oz spray can at any auto parts store.
Wow, as soon as it warms up, I'm going to give my Schwinn
Sprint frame a once-over. Should be fun.
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Old 02-05-07, 04:06 PM
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If you want tough AND rust protection/removal, try this stuff:

https://www.ppc.au.com/

then click on "products", then "rust preventive paint", you can bash this stuff with a hammer and though the metal will bend the paint won't chip. I used it on the engine bay of an old Buick (wish I still had that car....) and it worked well for the coupla years I had the car. I'm yet to use it on a bike though.... Gotta couple in the garage I'm thinking of test-painting.
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Old 02-08-07, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Wotan
If you want tough AND rust protection/removal, try this stuff:

https://www.ppc.au.com/

then click on "products", then "rust preventive paint", you can bash this stuff with a hammer and though the metal will bend the paint won't chip. I used it on the engine bay of an old Buick (wish I still had that car....) and it worked well for the coupla years I had the car. I'm yet to use it on a bike though.... Gotta couple in the garage I'm thinking of test-painting.
I believe the same product is sold in the US as POR15.
https://www.por15.com/
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Old 02-08-07, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by mediccody
I'd really like to clean out the rust which is in there, but I suppose that preventing rust forming in the future is probably the best idea.
Use a "rust killer" (sorry i forget the real name), then a rust preventer like Framesaver/ Rust Check. Basically rust killer turns rust into this black **** that (unlike rust) is not self perpetuating, so that you can then apply paint or framesaver over top of it and forget about it. Someone else might remember what it's actually called but a quick scan through your local auto store or hardware's rust prevention section ought to locate this product.
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Here's the photo of the scooter I tried to post before. Really, it looks much better in person
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Old 02-11-07, 07:22 AM
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Originally Posted by mander
Use a "rust killer" (sorry i forget the real name), then a rust preventer like Framesaver/ Rust Check. Basically rust killer turns rust into this black **** that (unlike rust) is not self perpetuating, so that you can then apply paint or framesaver over top of it and forget about it. Someone else might remember what it's actually called but a quick scan through your local auto store or hardware's rust prevention section ought to locate this product.
HD and many other stores sell Loctite Extend. Extend (like Coke or other mild acids) will neutralize rust so that it does not continue to react after you've painted the surface, causing blistering. I've had great results with it on some badly rusted snow thrower housings. It's available in both spray cans and bottles. The spray can comes with a small extension tip so it could be sprayed through any threaded holes as well. I think it's about $5 a can. Great stuff to have around the house.

I'd suspect Boeshield and framesaver may be similar but probably have some sort of thickener to hold them in place. There are many similar coatings for automotive use like Waxoyl, where it's often sprayed inside doors, rocker panels, etc.
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Old 02-11-07, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Garandman
I believe the same product is sold in the US as POR15.
https://www.por15.com/
That stuff is awesome, expensive though.


Maybe go with some of that rubberized underbody coating ($5) for the inside of the frame, and a gallon(?) of spray-on bedliner ($40) for the outside. That should be enough to do a lot of bikes.
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Old 02-11-07, 07:56 AM
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How long does it usuall take for a frame to rust and be very damaging. i just got a new steel frame and have only ridden it once so far after snowfall (like a day or two after it stopped snowing and was melted). the roads weren't heavily snowed and i didnt run into much salt. does the salt on road apply to when its 2inches plus of snow-salted roads?
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if you paint it. show us results
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never mind.. just saw the photos on page 2
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