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Old 04-30-2010, 10:53 AM   #1
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POR-15 question for the good CJ folk

I just bought some POR-15 and I neglected to purchase the marine cleaner they recommend. Is there an alternative I can use? Do I even need it for mild surface rust? Can I just wire brush, wipe and be done with it?

I am too cheap to order that marine clean stuff.

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Old 04-30-2010, 12:35 PM   #2
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Its better to use it ..so Ive heard. I just wire brush any "loose" rust...and then paint.

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Old 05-02-2010, 03:58 PM   #3
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That how i did it and its been on now for about a year, it's not peeling or flaking off..
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Old 05-02-2010, 08:29 PM   #4
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The marine clean is a degreaser.
Really for best result's with the POR paint is to use the 3 recomended product's togethor. 1- marine clean HOT,HOT water 2- metal ready 3- POR 15.
And the paint needs to be topcoated to last. Even if it is NOT in direct UV.
They also have a top coat.
I use Enamel paint over it never had a problem.

I am getting closer to painting a frame and part's right now on my current project. I am thinking about trying Eastwood's Chassis paint.

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Old 05-05-2010, 04:39 PM   #5
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Thanks guys! It's for my tub, I am about to put herculiner on it.
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