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Old 23 June 2003, 08:27   #1
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corrosion on jeeps/cars

I took the Nissan Terrano for the NCT (Irish MoT) last week and it failed due to brake pipe corrosion. The exhaust and other underfloor metal had started to corrode. I suspect it's regular dips in the sea aren't helping. I'm too lazy to wash the underside down after every spin and wonder does anyone know of an anti-corrosion spray or whatever to sort this out.
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Old 23 June 2003, 08:40   #2
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Wash it all down thoroughly and then spray waxoyl liberally around everywhere underneath.
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Garages are not alowed to use wax oil any more but their are plenty that do! mainly back street ones. or buy a volvo that has been winterised. They spray a very thick rubber under the cars to stop the salt on the winter roads corroding the cars.
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Saab used to run brake pipes INSIDE the floorpan in a conduit... don't know if they still do this now that they're just rebadged Vauxhalls?
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T9 from Boeshield. Invented by the boeing company and branded as such. I have found it works a treat in corrosion prevention. There is also Corrosion-X .
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What I do on my entient Range Rover which I use ONLY to put the boat in and out of the water is to wash it all down underneath after I get back home with a presure hose and then mix diesel, washing up liquid and water and wash it again with the presure hose, then rinse it.
I have the jeep now (is 1976 model) for 10 years and NOTHING has gone wrong.
Now tempting fate it will probably colapse next time I go to start it LOLOL
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T9 from Boeshield. Invented by the boeing company and branded as such. I have found it works a treat in corrosion prevention. There is also Corrosion-X .
I've got some of that stuff, and I find it rubbish!

The best stuff I've ever used was made by Wurth, and was called tetrysil (I think) this stuff was amazing! dried like a waxy layer that stayed put, we had it on the trim tabs & various joints/fittings on the race boat transon (submerged and exposed to the 80mph water flow) and it looked the same after two seasons! never seen anything else like it.

If anyone wants to by some T9, I've got some for sale!

P.S. Manos, you're mad!!
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P.S. Manos, you're mad!!
Did I say any different??

But my washing down improvisation works 100% on anything that is dirty, from an old Range Rover under sashi to MX bikes.
It cleans.
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and then mix diesel, washing up liquid and water and wash it again with the presure hose, then rinse it.
it LOLOL
What do you use to clean the driveway afterwards?
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- and how do you dispose of this environmentally disasterous concoction?
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