What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

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Re: What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

Postby Jamie N » Fri 06.04.2018, 18:16

Ooooh! scary stuff Steve!, well I wish you the best of luck, but no matter what's found lurking I am
sure a man with your capabilities will be able rectify it with sangfroid in abundance. ;-)
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Re: What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

Postby Steve A » Sun 08.04.2018, 13:55

:D Well as yesterday was actually dry for once I took full advantage to check my outriggers, and as you can see I wasn't disappointed :bananasex:

All the brown stuff is just old wax thats dried out.

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Very little corrosion found, when I removed the old sound deadening foam it was still damp from two weeks ago :shock: !

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Front drivers jacking point

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No corrosion here :D

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This was the closest I found to real corrosion, still all very solid.

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These were taken with my new £20 endoscope

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Rear jacking point.

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Taken behind the one of the rear jacking points, you can see where the car been treated in the past.

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The old heavy sound deadening foam will be replaced with light closed cell foam, what little corrosion I did find will get the POR 15 treatment
and the outriggers will get a fresh waxoyling .

If you haven't checked yours yet get out there and do it and put your mind at rest :poke:
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Re: What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

Postby Tuga2112 » Sun 08.04.2018, 14:41

and i was thinking i was lucky with mine being minor :oops:
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Re: What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

Postby daveiow » Sun 08.04.2018, 15:15

Steve- could you post details of your endoscope please. :D
I have a few things I need to examine, as well as looking at the outriggers :-D
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Re: What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

Postby Steve A » Sun 08.04.2018, 15:40

daveiow wrote:Steve- could you post details of your endoscope please. :D
I have a few things I need to examine, as well as looking at the outriggers :-D
Thanks David

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Endoscope-Insp ... +endoscope

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Re: What to do about heavy rust around the outriggers

Postby Steve A » Fri 13.04.2018, 19:37

:D Carried out the unenviable task of waxoyling my outriggers :twisted:
I consider myself lucky that they are in such good condition so I should keep them that way.

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As you can see I went for the "carpet bombing" method :lol:

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I didn't thin it I prefer to apply it neat which made it all the more difficult

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