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Old 09-16-2011, 03:17 AM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

wow thats quite a difference, what did you use?

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Old 09-16-2011, 08:50 AM
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Old 09-16-2011, 12:02 PM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

First I washed the undercarriage to remove loose dirt/rust. Then I sanded everything with 150 grit. I could've spent forever on this part but I didn't, I just wanted to knock the worst or the rust down. After the sanding I washed it all again with Chemical Guys Citrus Wash, which is basically a detergent. Then I just spray bombed it with Dupli-Color semi-gloss black Engine Enamel.
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Old 09-16-2011, 01:00 PM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

lol damn... how long did that take? did you do the whole under carriage?
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lol damn... how long did that take? did you do the whole under carriage?
It's not as bad as it sounds. It would've taken a day but I got rained out half way through and had to stop. I only did the front and rear. The parts toward the center weren't too bad. So in about a day (a day being daylight hours) I painted over all the rust, changed my oil, and installed a 4XGuard Front Guard.

Tip: get a good creeper! I just got a Bone-ster and it's awesome! I should've gotten one a long time ago but always just used cardboard to slide on. The creeper arrived just before this project and i'm glad it did. It actually made this project FUN haha
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It's not as bad as it sounds. It would've taken a day but I got rained out half way through and had to stop. I only did the front and rear. The parts toward the center weren't too bad. So in about a day (a day being daylight hours) I painted over all the rust, changed my oil, and installed a 4XGuard Front Guard.

Tip: get a good creeper! I just got a Bone-ster and it's awesome! I should've gotten one a long time ago but always just used cardboard to slide on. The creeper arrived just before this project and i'm glad it did. It actually made this project FUN haha

ya man i saw that your rig was on jack stands i was hoping you were at least laying on a skate board or something to roll back and forth on... with the right tools that stuff can really be fun!
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

SOS pads are awesome for rust spots!
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SOS pad instead of sand paper?
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

It'll scrape off a whole lot more stuff faster and is a good start! Smooth it up w sand paper after if ya like!
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SOS pads are awesome for rust spots!
Eh it depends. For rust spots on chrome, steel wool owns. However, IME rusty steel just tends to snag the steel wool then you end up with steel "hairs" stuck in the rust.

My rear shock shafts had a few rust spots and steel wool cleaned them right up
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haha I noticed that too. I hope it's it's just the pictures... it drives fine Maybe I should get it checked

I also took care of some rust today. I'm ready for old man winter

Nice donut. Lol
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