Rusty roof fix

Discussion in 'Exterior Modifications' started by PiNkY, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. PiNkY

    PiNkY Active Member

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    Hows it going XRU! I know a few people have come across this - just figured id share my fix for it.

    I noticed this about 4 months back and i finally got around to dealin with it.

    Before:
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    The picture doesnt show just how bad the rust was. It seemed like the more i sanded the more i found. I probably coulda started with a lighter grit but i hit it with 80 then 150.
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    Then i hit it with 3 coats of primer.
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    Then i hit it with 4 coats of black blastidip about 2 cans.
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    It was still a little wet when i took these pics. I'll put up another pic in a few days once it gets a chance to cure more.
    I may redo it but next time buy this kit they offer here www.dipyourcar.com
    It has a bit of a textured feel/look in the middle half due to being spray can - it was sputtering a bit since the can wasnt level. Hope this helps. :blurock:
     
  2. hrspwr236

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    Looks good! Did the same to my Silverado along wit the hood, loved the look!
     
  3. skydivedevin

    skydivedevin New Member

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    I did the same exact thing to my BSP! That stupid roof paint was garbage. I sanded, primed, and then used the rattle cans of plasti dip the first time and it looked terrible. So I peeled it off, sanded most of the entire roof down to bare metal and then applied 2 thick coats of primer. I used an HVLP sprayer to spray the plasti dip the second time around and it looks SOOOO much better.
     
  4. Large

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    I'd like to see how long the dip holds up in our Houston heat

    Are you going to clear coat it as well?
     
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  5. STONER-X

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    Clear coating plasti dip is stupid.... it is more of a temporary solution it's rubber not paint


    I have had the full evo mod done on my truck for a hand full of years now and it is just now starting to show signs of fade and peeling

    One day I will pull it off and actually paint the mods I did in dip
     
  6. Large

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    I'm aware of dip lol, I was just curious.
     
  7. STONER-X

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    I read what I posted and it looks to me like I sound like a d!ck.. lol

    It was more

    clear on dip is stupid :)

    Not

    Clear on dip is stupid >:\

    :)

    Hay pinky you still in my part of town? Cypress
     
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  8. PiNkY

    PiNkY Active Member

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    Thats funny i was thinkin the same thing when i read your post....man what a dick comment.....lol but i knew what you where trying to get at. No i moved back in with my chick off 1960 and 249. Still closes though - im gona try and fix my grill next. The damn thing just broke - it basically split apart dont think i can fix it but im gona try and probably do yhe RGM while im at it. I see your selling all your go fast goodies. What happend did you Vbug take up your toy money?

    No this is a temporary fix. Gona peal it off and redo it like stated above. Rattle can is crap need to buy the gun and gallon plasti dip to do it right
     
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  9. Torspd

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    Might be a temp fix, but it'll get you by until then. Looks good enough at least. Need to hamg out one of these days man!

    Geez stoner, what a dick. :laugh:
     
  10. STONER-X

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    Guess I am a "Richard" lol

    I figured you were not in the area since I had not seen your truck in a while

    I converted to a top mount...

    I'm getting next married June so all my money is going there :( :) lol

    Bug is not on the back burner but more of the side burner.. have to make a few tweeks on the truck... say "I do" ... get rid of o e bill eating a hole in my pocket....... then the bug will be back on
     
  11. PiNkY

    PiNkY Active Member

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    Yea id be down for that. If i remember correctly i still owe you a double IPA you can only get at bars, right?

    Congrats! I hear yea i bought a side project as well but it's been set back a lil so i can get some things in line.
     

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