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Rust Proofing / Under Coating?

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Old 03-26-2009, 07:33 AM
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Default Rust Proofing / Under Coating?

Who has or is planing on rust proofing and under coating their truck?

Does anybody have any opinions or suggestions on getting this done?

I have leased my last vehicles so never considered it.
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:17 AM
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i was going to do it tuesday when i was installing my exhaust but i didnt feel like it lol

i was going to use some black rust preventive spray paint on the drive train and the rear end.
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:36 AM
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The Line-X dealer that did my bed does Rustproofing/Undercoating and they use a product called ValuGard.

ValuGard is endorsed by many of the auto manufactures including Chrysler.

$450 to do the truck. That's with a $50 discount for having already done the spray in liner.

I live in Michigan so the Winter/Salt is brutal.

Will probably have it down but as always, I value your advice and opinions.

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yeah that would be the best bet to go with, but down here in FL where it snows like once every 1,000 years we dont have that problem.
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yeah that would be the best bet to go with, but down here in FL where it snows like once every 1,000 years we dont have that problem.
I am coming to Florida in October and never coming back to Iowa. Hopefully, I won't see snow for a long, long time and will not have to worry about salt.

Then again, I will probably drive down the beach, so I will have to worry.

Switch, when you said "spraying the drivetrain", you didn't mean the driveshafts too did you?
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yeah that would be the best bet to go with, but down here in FL where it snows like once every 1,000 years we dont have that problem.
Ocean Salt Air?
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Ocean Salt Air?
Depends where you are at. Right on the beach, yes, but 10 miles from it, not so much.

Iowa cars rust out worse then cars in Florida, IMO.
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I am coming to Florida in October and never coming back to Iowa. Hopefully, I won't see snow for a long, long time and will not have to worry about salt.

Then again, I will probably drive down the beach, so I will have to worry.

Switch, when you said "spraying the drivetrain", you didn't mean the driveshafts too did you?
yeah i was going to because mine are all rusty looking already

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no i live in central florida about 60 or more miles from the closest beach (daytona)
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spraying a drive shaft 'could' make it out of balance and cause a nasty vibration.
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yeah i was going to because mine are all rusty looking already
I would not spray them. They are balanced and painting them could throw them off.

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