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Old 09-04-2008, 03:31 AM
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I worked on removing the undercoat off my spare tire tub tonight,and the results are very good.
First i used a heat gun and a scraper to remove as much of the undercoat as i could.Then i used an aerasol cleaner from Eastwoods called Under Gone,spray it on,let it sit for about 1min and then used a paper towel to wipe off the excess.
The center section in a V shape only took about 20 min's to clean up. It was very easy,no fumes and no mess,thats the best part. once i have it all cleaned up i will post some pics of the final results.


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Old 09-04-2008, 03:39 AM
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So easy a Caveman can do it
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:23 PM
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If you drill out the rivets the steel bracket comes off and you can paint the pieces separately

I hate underbody spray too
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That's some nasty stuff. It gets brittle after a while and separates from the floorpan or inner fender and then it traps moisture under the coating.

I wonder why somebody used it on a fiberglass spare tire carrier ???
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Wanna bet they had it "professionally" undercoated, in other words a guy puts the car over a pit, puts on his oil suit and starts spraying the entire underside of the car with that crap, literally everything will be covered with that thick sticky substance.
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LOL

the sad part is that is does not remain sticky for long. I removed this nasty crap from the Karman Ghia and in many areas it was flaking off, in a few spots it even bubbled and cracked.... of course there was rust under almost every "bubble"
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Yeah i drilled the rivets and took the strap off. This car was deffinately done by a shop of some sorts,that crap is everywhere and if you want to take a part off the car you have to scrape to find the bolts and then scrape some more to get get a socket on it i figure taking all this undercoat off that my my car will probably loose a 100lbs or more,in some places that stuff is 1/4" thick.
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Yeah i drilled the rivets and took the strap off. This car was deffinately done by a shop of some sorts,that crap is everywhere and if you want to take a part off the car you have to scrape to find the bolts and then scrape some more to get get a socket on it i figure taking all this undercoat off that my my car will probably loose a 100lbs or more,in some places that stuff is 1/4" thick.
My car was originally a NY car.....they sprayed that stuff all over it like it was free....

My tire tub looks the same as yours.
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Lookin good!

Would it have come off with just using the spray?
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