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07greg

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Winnebago Rust
« on: October 17, 2017, 10:00:02 PM »
I have a 10-year-old Winnebago and we are getting rust, any advice? thinking of using RUST MORT have any of you used this product? Love my coach but looking to save her  :o
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Re: Re: Undercoating Need Help
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2017, 07:46:41 AM »
I have a 10-year-old Winnebago and we are getting rust, any advice? thinking of using RUST MORT have any of you used this product? Love my coach but looking to save her  :o

Welcome to the forum. You may be better off starting your own post. People don't like to read through an entire old post just to get to your question. You may get better exposure.
Back to your question, a local auto body repair shop does it and they use Liquid Film. They did my truck 3 years ago and I was looking at it yesterday, and it still looks good. I may get it redone next year. Liquid Film also sells a spray gun.

https://www.amazon.com/Fluid-Film-nas1-Gallon/dp/B004NDDCKK/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1508330507&sr=8-4&keywords=fluid+film+undercoating
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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2017, 08:24:12 AM »
I moved this inquiry to a new topic.
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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2017, 11:01:15 AM »
Part of maintenance...periodically inspect for rust, bubbling, scaling paint. Remove rust/bad paint using wire brush, sand paper, etc. use a conversion coating such as Rustoleum for any remaining rust then prime and paint. Rustoleum offers paint with built in rust converter also.
Liquid film is primarily a rust preventive. Use on healthy areas that may rust. Use on repaired areas after thoroughly cured.
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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2017, 11:08:02 AM »
Part of maintenance...periodically inspect for rust, bubbling, scaling paint. Remove rust/bad paint using wire brush, sand paper, etc. use a conversion coating such as Rustoleum for any remaining rust then prime and paint. Rustoleum offers paint with built in rust converter also.
Liquid film is primarily a rust preventive. Use on healthy areas that may rust. Use on repaired areas after thoroughly cured.

MY truck was done with Liquid Film when it was 3 years old and rusting on the surfaces had already started due to the heavy use of salt here in NH. After applying Liquid Film, there is NO evidence of any rust. It has stopped it entirely.
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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2017, 09:21:44 PM »
I used the cousin to Rust Mort, Rust Seal on my former coach...a 2002 Winnebago Journey.  The difference between Rust Seal and Rust Mort is Rust Seal does not have to be top coated.  A friend who runs an auto body shop and does a lot of classic car restorations recommended Rust Seal.  I did use a top coat and the areas I treated with Rust Seal did not rust after treatment. 

Por 15 is another excellent rust treatment. 
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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2017, 08:51:53 PM »
My '07 View has a lot of steel parts rusting on it. Many View owners report this. Apparently its a common problem on WBO products and they don't care. Its poor metal prep before painting, the rust forms and lifts off the paint. Mine had rust on all the brackets and metal pieces related to the lower storage compartment doors. The oval reinforcing plates on the inside of the Southco latches were worst, some with holes ate thru them when I glass bead blasted them clean. Brackets epoxied to the roof to hold decorative fairings, were rusted to pieces. I removed the fairings permanently, and the brackets and sanded off the epoxy. I have been steadily working my way around the coach removing parts and blasting them and rattle can priming and painting them with Rustoleum Professional. It won't rust again like it did before, as the paint will stick well to the clean bare blasted metal. A few parts look perfect, I think they came from a vendor, or a different vendor and were properly prepped before painting.

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07greg

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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2018, 04:09:44 PM »
Thank You for all the information, very helpful. Now I am having issues with both TV'S not working always some issue  :))

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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2018, 07:42:17 AM »
Well there is one way to stop rust problems for a bit.  Blow a transmission over a period of several miles.  The entire undercarriage is coated with tranny oil and even the tire guys putting on a new set were commenting how much tranny oil is still coating the bottom of the coach and everything behind the tranny.  PS:  The tranny blew in 2015 - so it seems to be a long lasting fix..............lol

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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2018, 10:43:50 AM »
Well there is one way to stop rust problems for a bit.  Blow a transmission over a period of several miles.  The entire undercarriage is coated with tranny oil and even the tire guys putting on a new set were commenting how much tranny oil is still coating the bottom of the coach and everything behind the tranny.  PS:  The tranny blew in 2015 - so it seems to be a long lasting fix..............lol

Bill
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Re: Winnebago Rust
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2018, 05:29:42 AM »
I used to wash my hands with transmission fluid before using soap at the shop.  Wonderful stuff! :)

30 year auto mechanic.  I worked at a couple of shops that didn't use Safty Clean for their parts washers.  At those places when they'd clean the parts washer first thing I would do was dump a half-quart of tranny fluid in the clean fluid.  Wasn't so hard on the hands after that.
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