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Underseal Prep

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Underseal Prep

Postby drumtochty » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:45 pm

When cleaning the underside prior to undersealing what do most people use.

A power washer so cold water!

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A steam cleaner.

I have seen some toy steam cleaners that you would use to clean windows but to get any blast behind it, I assume you need an electric pump but the heat coming from diesel oil which would costs a lot of dosh and is really an industrial piece of kit.
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Re: Underseal Prep

Postby flea » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:59 pm

I just use elbow grease & wire brushes of any description. Then treat with rust converter prior to underselling but I'm sure others do there own thing
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Re: Underseal Prep

Postby drumtochty » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:23 pm

Just looked at the price of a proper hot water / steam cleaners and the cheaper ones are around £1,500 but lots more for a big one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Underseal Prep

Postby Mazda Mender » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:08 pm

Remove as much as you can from underneath, linners,covers, shields, undertray etc, jet wash, clean down with TFR , jet wash agian, rub back and treat all rust, use your chosen proofer on everything including the box sections.
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Re: Underseal Prep

Postby drumtochty » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:34 pm

Thanks guys.

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