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Rust Removal

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by harshest, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    harshest

    harshest [OP] I am the Sofa King

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    These pics are off of the wifes 06 Explorer but since the Ford forum sucks I thought I would ask you guys.

    Is there anything I can use that is safe to use on the paint to get the rust stains off? I am going to replace the bolts that have rusted but would like to clean it up. Any suggestions?

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  2. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    TicTacOma

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    Try some CRL. A small amount on a rag or sponge. CRL is a Calcium/Rust/Lime remover. Works great on rust bleed.

    Also Navel Jelly on a small paint brush and let it sit and then wash it down. Wear gloves 'cause that stuff will smoke your skin.
     
  3. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    Brunes

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    yeah...I'd go with some CLR to break it up.

    If there are shadows or stain left over- Use some clay bar or polishing compound to finish it up.
     
  4. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    Should I dilute the CLR or use it straight up
     
  5. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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    Try a straight shot of it on a little area....I doubt you'll have to water it down.
     
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