Originally Posted by CJ3BL
Looking so good!
Thanks CJ3BL! I had bookmarked some of the products a while ago for the time body work resumed. Information sharing is important and to gain and share knowledge is key.
When recently going into the local paint supply places to get materials all these new products were being mentioned so we needed to wrap our collective heads around incorporating them.
Rust prevention was the highest priority for the body prep. You can always repaint 10 years down the road but nobody wants to replace body panels (if you can find them in 20 years from now) especially ones like on this things with all the recesses and bead rolls.
So it gets down to the places rust occurs is where water/salt seep into especially large tires with aggressive treads spraying these elements. Seams where panels meet and where weatherstripping lets go. Most will just paint over it and call it good. Problem is body flex and the seam sealers have more flexibility than paint.
These are some of the LORD videos that helped.
LORD Drip Rail self leveling seam seal
LORD panel fuser 108b. This is made to be spot welded even after its dried so you get the benefit of completely sealing off two panels.