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Corroseal rust converter review

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Read the website if you want the official spiel.. but the short of it is this:

Corroseal Is a water based non-corrosive rust converter & encapsulator that can be brushed or sprayed on.

Super easy to use, simple prep.

Knock off any loose rust, clean of any dust/oil, apply, watch dry, enjoy. Once it's dry, you'll be left with an extremely tough black coating.

The company claims it doesn't require topcoating for long lasting protection (and I believe them), but if you feel like spraying something over the top they reccomend something oil based.

I bought a gallon to do the frame & axles on my squarebody, and tested it out on some ubolt plates so I could know what to expect.

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35 year old salt belt u-bolt plate, freshly pulled.

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Quickly shined with a wire wheel, and wiped with alcohol.

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Apply the corroseal as thick as you can get it on, its consistency is a little thicker than heavy cream. The surface of these plates turned black almost instantly.

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Took about half an hour or so at 50°F for the plates to be dry to the touch. Not tacky... dry. I took them inside for the night so they could fully cure in the specified temp range (45°F to 100°F)

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After they cured for 24 hours, I hit the finish with the wire wheel again to see for myself how tough it is....

It's tough. Wire wheel couldn't even dream of stripping this stuff off (picture is post-wheeling)

I'm really super happy with the 70$ I spent on getting a gallon of this shipped off amazon. I'm not going to drive the truck in the salt/snow.. or probably even the rain.. so this application really isn't going to be a "torture test" for its durability.. but I have no doubts that this crap is going to properly seal up its frame for the rest of its life.

I'm even going to brush some on whatever little rust is under my '21 before I have it fluid filmed this summer. After 2 salty winters in maine I'm sure it has at least a little.


Corroseal... get some!
 


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Got some a year ago. Same result. Good stuff and easy to use.
 

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Buuut..... What if you want blue? Or fluorescent pink?

Or is this a Henry Ford thing... you can have any colour you want, as long as it's black?
 

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Read the website if you want the official spiel.. but the short of it is this:

Corroseal Is a water based non-corrosive rust converter & encapsulator that can be brushed or sprayed on.

Super easy to use, simple prep.

Knock off any loose rust, clean of any dust/oil, apply, watch dry, enjoy. Once it's dry, you'll be left with an extremely tough black coating.

The company claims it doesn't require topcoating for long lasting protection (and I believe them), but if you feel like spraying something over the top they reccomend something oil based.

I bought a gallon to do the frame & axles on my squarebody, and tested it out on some ubolt plates so I could know what to expect.

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35 year old salt belt u-bolt plate, freshly pulled.

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Quickly shined with a wire wheel, and wiped with alcohol.

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Apply the corroseal as thick as you can get it on, its consistency is a little thicker than heavy cream. The surface of these plates turned black almost instantly.

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Took about half an hour or so at 50°F for the plates to be dry to the touch. Not tacky... dry. I took them inside for the night so they could fully cure in the specified temp range (45°F to 100°F)

View attachment 75800

After they cured for 24 hours, I hit the finish with the wire wheel again to see for myself how tough it is....

It's tough. Wire wheel couldn't even dream of stripping this stuff off (picture is post-wheeling)

I'm really super happy with the 70$ I spent on getting a gallon of this shipped off amazon. I'm not going to drive the truck in the salt/snow.. or probably even the rain.. so this application really isn't going to be a "torture test" for its durability.. but I have no doubts that this crap is going to properly seal up its frame for the rest of its life.

I'm even going to brush some on whatever little rust is under my '21 before I have it fluid filmed this summer. After 2 salty winters in maine I'm sure it has at least a little.


Corroseal... get some!
Thanks for the heads up. I know a certain Ford that followed me home I can use this on.
 

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Ok... $67 on Amazon. I'd like to give the 06 a little clean up this summer. I might just try a gallon.

I also moved this to the Review Forum...
 

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Does this stuff need to be topcoated to hold up to UV light? The similar stuff I have used in the past says it will not hold up to sunlight unless it has been topcoated, and my experience is that is true. Curious if this is the same.
 

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Does this stuff need to be topcoated to hold up to UV light? The similar stuff I have used in the past says it will not hold up to sunlight unless it has been topcoated, and my experience is that is true. Curious if this is the same.
That I'm not exactly sure of... I'm relatively sure I've read that it holds up to sunlight but I'm not 100%
 

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