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General TR Fluid Film Rust and Corrosion Inhibitor

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I was watching a You tube video of a small mechanics shop in NY. He was talking about the need to do rust inhibition in NY.
He said he used Fluid Film on his customers cars and trucks with good results. It can be sprayed into closed compartments easily.

Has anyone here used it or have any thoughts on it.

Was thinking it may be worth spraying into the sill panels and other areas as I finish my build.

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David, you could also look into a bicycle product called J.P. Wiegles Frame Saver. It's a wax dissolved in a solvent that comes in an aerosol can. Straw tip lets you spray it inside the tiniest of holes. It's meant to protect steel bicycle frames from rusting on the inside of the tubes. Spray it down the down tube, bottom bracket, head tube, and seat tube when they're open before you build the frame up, spray it into the welding vent holes on the seat and chain stays and you'll never - EVER - rust the frame.
I've always thought it would be good for spot applications on LBCs in places like rocker panel cavities and such. Kind of like Wayoil but in a much more controlled manner.
https://www.amazon.com/Weigles-Bicycle-Frame-Saver-Inhibitor/dp/B0012GO58Y
 

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David,
Ive used Fluid Film, Boeshield and Corrosion X on boats that are kept in saltwater on the Alabama gulf coast and the Corrision X did the best for me. I owned a Yamaha 200 hp Saltwater Series outboard that I sprayed after I bought it and it looked new when I sold it almost 20 years later. For inside frames or enclosed cavities on LBCs I’ve used Eastwood internal frame coating with good success and there’s always Waxoyl which has a solid reputation.
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Thanks for the other products.

Thought that now would be a good time to get into all the hidden places.

David
 

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I use Fluid Film extensively. They also sell a 30" flexible wand that throws a wide spray.

I mainly use it in the sills -- works fine but I live in the desert so probably not a definitive testament.
 

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Anything is better then nothing. Need something to seep into the seams to displace moisture. I'm with the wax products. They don't dry up like the oil based products. Fluid Film is only good for cavities and not under the car where it washes off in no time. You want something to seep/run into seams and then set up. The wax based products skin over and and keep every thing underneath soft.
 
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Got a couple of cans from one of the big box stores.

Spraying it into the sills, under the spare tire compartment, the cavities in the dog legs and the rear section of the front wings.

Will let you know how it does in 20 years. Anything must be better than what it had from the factory.

David
 
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I will be almost 90 so I may be a bit slow with the results.
Probable trying to get my windows 30 machine to work like I want it to.

David
 
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