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Old Oct 25, 2016, 09:08 AM
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Hello EVOM! I live in the northeast and would like to know what is the best undercoat for protecting the vehicle against rust from the harsh road salt dispersed all winter long?
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Waxoyl and Hardwax ? anyone use it? Pretty Huge in Land Rover world
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https://www.amazon.com/Eastwood-1606...=eastwood+rust

This is the stuff I've used on my MS6. Works phenomenal; this car has been in Michigan its whole life, stopped rust in its tracks.
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Best thing you can do is park it for the winter and get a winter beater!
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Originally Posted by Boost4ever View Post
Best thing you can do is park it for the winter and get a winter beater!
haha ↑↑↑

But on the serious note, any undercoating will work. Any cheap old bed liner in a gallon or spray. Just make sure to use a strong power washer to wash the hack out of the underside of your car before you do it. I've done this on a few of my cars in the past and if you look under them in 2-3 years 95% of the undercoat is still there which I found unbelievable. Parts that did come off is usually where there is too much dirt or oil. Use engine degreaser on oily greasy parts, then power wash. Cheap $2.5 walmart degreaser works awesome.

Hydrophobic coatings are super cool but they are not very durable at all.



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I'm interested in doing this to protect my car this offseason. What is best to remove or treat rust?
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My brother went to school for body and paint year ago, he used to tell me about some new spray or paint that if you put it onto rust it etches it self into the rust and rusting stops completely. he said if you put this stuff and than use undercoat you probably wouldn't rust ever again. I'll try to remember to ask him what its called, but I'm sure with a bit of googling you can find it too.



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this is the coolest thing ive seen in a while
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It too expensive, $200 a quart of the stuff, you know how much undercoat or bed lining you can buy for $200? They don't even sell it for customers only commercial use, but you can find it on ebay/amazon. Also its not durable, like at all. Any place a rock hits it it will come right off. If you do some research on these water nano coatings (there are a lot) they are so bad that they come off by them selfs in 6 months. This stuff is good for some stuff tho, say a funnel you always use to pore your oil though, if it was coated you would never have to clean the funnel. Or the oil tray used for changing you oil... Spray your shoes...



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I did.

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Waxoyl and Hardwax ? anyone use it? Pretty Huge in Land Rover world

I used this on all my Cusco under carriage chassis bars. So far so good.
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I used a rubberized undercoating when I bought my IX-MR new. Everything is still looking good, after only one application! I used 1.5 spray cans.
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I'm interested in doing this to protect my car this offseason. What is best to remove or treat rust?
Sand blast it to bare metal. That's what I did and do, and my car looks new (4 NY winters deep, going on 5).


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