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stainless steel

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by boxxed, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Mar 5, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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    boxxed

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    How do you stop rust from continuing to come through?
     
  2. Mar 5, 2013 at 7:46 AM
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    sand it off and paint it
     
  3. Mar 5, 2013 at 7:48 AM
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    What are you trying to detail that's stainless steel?
     
  4. Mar 5, 2013 at 7:55 AM
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    if its real ss it wont rust...put a magnet to it, if it sticks its not real ss....not that it helps your rust issue :(
     
  5. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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    I backed into a rock and scratched my bumper a bit. Just enough to make it bleed rust
     
  6. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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    its the bumper on my truck.
     
  7. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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    You have a stainless bumper ?
     
  8. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:08 AM
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    Not entirely true or the would call it StainPROOF steel
     
  9. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:27 AM
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    ok chrome plated...
     
  10. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    I believe they have chrome paint at some stores.
    Sand down and repaint.
     
  11. Mar 5, 2013 at 8:55 AM
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    Yea rear bumpers are not SS. Like I said before, sand and paint it.
     
  12. Mar 5, 2013 at 9:04 AM
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    It makes a difference...

    Keep it waxed but once you gouge through the chrome plating, it will continue to rust unless you cover it either with paint or somehow touch up the chrome.
     
  13. Mar 5, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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    Ya thats what i was afraid of.. It continuing to rust.. I didnt know that have chrome paint.. I only need like a little artist brush full. Its not that big but I know it can turn into an eyesore.
     
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