How To Restore Frame Rails And Rear Axle To Black Showroom Color Again

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    Default How To Restore Frame Rails And Rear Axle To Black Showroom Color Again

    Hello everyone, I have just got done reading about undercarriage cleaning and was wondering has anyone ever tried to get the orangey color rust off of their leaf springs, rear axle and frame rails? And if so what product out their would allow me to clean the undercarriage and make the frame rails, undercarriage like new again.

    My truck is lifted and after detailing the body and engine, I just cannot stand the orange color on the frame rails, rear axle, and pumpkin.

    I am looking for a good product to use to restore it back to the black when I bought it.

    I seen some products from Bill Hirsch and Eastwood Company. Anyone ever use these products, and if so, how did they work

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    this is just a guess, but why dont you try CLR? its available anywhere and works great. also you could try some degreaser, and as a last resort buy some black rustoleum and paint it.

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    when I did my rear brake drums over a year ago I used a self-etching primer and black paint... with the winters here in wisconsin these drums are still like new.. Remove all rust and follow directions.. this summer I plan to do more of the underside..

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    Por 15. Thats all you need to know. All you have to do is clean it up and I think you can even paint right over the rust. I leared about it from restoring cars. I use it on all the undercarriges. it looks like new for years. You can just pressure wash it and not worry about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gas4man/servicman
    Hello everyone, I have just got done reading about undercarriage cleaning and was wondering has anyone ever tried to get the orangey color rust off of their leaf springs, rear axle and frame rails? And if so what product out their would allow me to clean the undercarriage and make the frame rails, undercarriage like new again.

    My truck is lifted and after detailing the body and engine, I just cannot stand the orange color on the frame rails, rear axle, and pumpkin.

    I am looking for a good product to use to restore it back to the black when I bought it.

    I seen some products from Bill Hirsch and Eastwood Company. Anyone ever use these products, and if so, how did they work
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    Eastwood has stuff you can spray right over rusted suspension parts.
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    POR 15 or if you are on a budget, rattle can rustoleum

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    POR 15 Rocks. Using on My 1956 Merc.
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    The POR 15 is a great product, BUT if you dont do the prep work correctly you'll be wasting your time and $$
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    Quote Originally Posted by TMS2U
    The POR 15 is a great product, BUT if you dont do the prep work correctly you'll be wasting your time and $$

    yeah, to some extent. Its not like its anything difficult though. Just take your time.

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