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I'm prepping my rims for powder coat, and the inside of my front rim has a very healthy layer of rust. I'm going at it with a wire brush, but what can I do to make sure it doesn't come back and affect the powder coat?
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I'm prepping my rims for powder coat, and the inside of my front rim has a very healthy layer of rust. I'm going at it with a wire brush, but what can I do to make sure it doesn't come back and affect the powder coat?
nevermind guys, my powdercoat guy is gonna take care of it for me
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If they are good powder guys, they would do that anyway. I was going to suggest ketchup and aluminum foil. You heard me right. Ketchup and aluminum foil.
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If they are good powder guys, they would do that anyway. I was going to suggest ketchup and aluminum foil. You heard me right. Ketchup and aluminum foil.
Ok Man, I gotta know about ketchup and aluminium foil. I clean chrome with

Turtle wax chrome cleaner and 0000 steel wool.
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this article talks about "washing soda" and ketchup:

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/homem...t-remover.html

but i've used ketchup on the rust and the aluminum foil just like you would use the steel wool. Works dandy......
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My power coater says don't do anything with my parts. He'll prep them.

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