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chop110 04-30-2010 10:53 AM

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.

KBR97 04-30-2010 12:35 PM

Its better to use it Ive heard. I just wire brush any "loose" rust...and then paint.

hfd121 05-02-2010 03:58 PM

That how i did it and its been on now for about a year, it's not peeling or flaking off..

scrambler1 05-02-2010 08:29 PM

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.

Good luck.

chop110 05-05-2010 04:39 PM

Thanks guys! It's for my tub, I am about to put herculiner on it.

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