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Garage Floor Paint/Sealer

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by goufcustom, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. goufcustom

    goufcustom [OP] 7.62x63mm

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    Bed Topper, Diff Breather, aFe Cold Air Intake, Satoshi Grill, Moved Horns, Oil Catch Can, Tailgate Lock, Husky Mud Flaps, H4 65/70W Bulbs, Lower Grill Mesh, TRD Skid Plate, LEDs in the bed, LEDs behind the grill for accent lighting, Parking lights as turn signals, LED turn signals and reverse lights, 5100s up front, eibachs up front, SS extended brake lines all around, 1.5" AAL in the rear, Relentless Fab U-Bolt Flip Kit, ICON Progressive AAL, TRD Wheel Center Caps, HomeLink, Heated Driver Seat, Hella 500 FF Driving Lights, BAMF Diff Skid, BAMF LCA Skids, BAMF Rock Sliders w/ KickOut.
    My wife and I are buying a new home, it is being built right now, and one of the first things I want to do is paint the garage floor to seal it from oil/grease stains. My neighbor at my previous house used some kit from Lowes and after a year all the spots where his tires sat were pealing or missing. I am looking for something that will last longer and not peal up.

    What have you used and had good results?

    Is there a company out there that will do this? I have no issue doing this myself, but if you can get a higher grade sealer from a pro then it might be worth it.

    Just found RACEDECK, anyone using this stuff? Is it sealed so that oil will not get between it and trapped under it?

    Also considering VCT tiles, look simple enough to install.
    Oh, and my wife is going to get me this for my birthday.

    Something like this:
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  2. Phil5393

    Phil5393 Well-Known Member

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    I used armor clad and have had no problems with it. Get the one that comes with the top coat. The ones they sell at lowes are garbage they are all water based. Epoxy is what you should be looking for if you want it to last.

    http://www.armorcladepoxy.com/index.html
     
  3. goufcustom

    goufcustom [OP] 7.62x63mm

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    Bed Topper, Diff Breather, aFe Cold Air Intake, Satoshi Grill, Moved Horns, Oil Catch Can, Tailgate Lock, Husky Mud Flaps, H4 65/70W Bulbs, Lower Grill Mesh, TRD Skid Plate, LEDs in the bed, LEDs behind the grill for accent lighting, Parking lights as turn signals, LED turn signals and reverse lights, 5100s up front, eibachs up front, SS extended brake lines all around, 1.5" AAL in the rear, Relentless Fab U-Bolt Flip Kit, ICON Progressive AAL, TRD Wheel Center Caps, HomeLink, Heated Driver Seat, Hella 500 FF Driving Lights, BAMF Diff Skid, BAMF LCA Skids, BAMF Rock Sliders w/ KickOut.
    I want something that I can park on, use a Jack on and use Jack stands on. I work on my Tacoma and my project car (Miata) a lot, and make a mess in the process.
     
  4. Phil5393

    Phil5393 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I park on mine every night and spill stuff on it. It cleans up great. Check out http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/ a lot of info on there about all different types of floor coatings
     
  5. goufcustom

    goufcustom [OP] 7.62x63mm

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    Bed Topper, Diff Breather, aFe Cold Air Intake, Satoshi Grill, Moved Horns, Oil Catch Can, Tailgate Lock, Husky Mud Flaps, H4 65/70W Bulbs, Lower Grill Mesh, TRD Skid Plate, LEDs in the bed, LEDs behind the grill for accent lighting, Parking lights as turn signals, LED turn signals and reverse lights, 5100s up front, eibachs up front, SS extended brake lines all around, 1.5" AAL in the rear, Relentless Fab U-Bolt Flip Kit, ICON Progressive AAL, TRD Wheel Center Caps, HomeLink, Heated Driver Seat, Hella 500 FF Driving Lights, BAMF Diff Skid, BAMF LCA Skids, BAMF Rock Sliders w/ KickOut.
    Yeah, I was just reading that the RaceDeck and VCT are not great with jacks and tire scrubbing.
     
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