What paint

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pauliil1948
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What paint

Postby pauliil1948 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:13 am

Hi folks , just stripped off my strut tops ,and welded on new ones , what should I paint them with to stop re rusting until I get the car painted end off the year , rust proofer,primer or other , thanks .

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Re: What paint

Postby Paul G » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:48 am

I'd use Zinc 182 primer. Acts like a sacrificial coating and does stop rust from coming back. May pay to get an aerosol of correct colour for your car and give it a coat on top of the primer then that should do until you get the paint done.

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Re: What paint

Postby pauliil1948 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:25 pm

Thanks Paul,that will do ,I get on to that cheers.

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Re: What paint

Postby johnd444wph » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:16 pm

That zinc sprays well flamible lol


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