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Old 06-08-2012, 08:06 PM
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does anyone know of any good DIY chemicals / tricks to use to protect my undercarriage, suspension, and axles from rust and keep it looking good that can hold up to the harsh salty winters ?

besides the ugly black rubbery undercoating you can buy in stores.

right now i've been temporarily spraying some WD 40 on everything to keep it from rusting untill i figure something out but it collects a lot of dust, so i was wondering if anyone knows of techniques and chemicals to keep it looking new that are easily washable and will last at least through the winters.

i was thinking of buying clear and or black spray paint and trying that but i've never seen anyone do that so i dont know how it would turn out.

i'm an amateur detailer that likes to have nice things and the proper know how so any info would be greatly appreciated! thanks!

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Old school trick is just put plain old motor oil on it. Im' guessing used oil wouldn't hurt. Just get a spray can or something and spray or brush it up there everytime you change your oil. lol
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the best thing to do is make an appointment with company called KROWN
http://krown.com/
it just takes a Passport, money & your time

If you don't have a Passport, buy the aerosol cans
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ive been led to believe used motor oil is corrosive...

+1 on Krown. no messing around, the best stuff out there.
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good call on the krown rust / corrosion inhibitor that is exactly what i was looking for 2 questions though .. any idea where i can go online to order the aerosol cans and have them shipped to my house in the states ? i looked for a while and had no luck finding a website that sells them.. my second question is any idea why are they hoarding the krown up in canada? it sounds wonderful .. i'm surprised there isn't a bunch of shops already open in the states

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good call on the krown rust / corrosion inhibitor that is exactly what i was looking for 2 questions though .. any idea where i can go online to order the aerosol cans and have them shipped to my house in the states ? i looked for a while and had no luck finding a website that sells them.. my second question is any idea why are they hoarding the krown up in canada? it sounds wonderful .. i'm surprised there isn't a bunch of shops already open in the states
other than contacting Krown directly, i have seen the aerosol cans sold at Canadian Tire and Home Hardware. not sure if they retail online for those items, but check out their sites.
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