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posted on February 27th, 2012 at 05:37 PM
Rat bug Project


hey all

i recently sold my lowlight bus and went out and found myself a rat to rego and slam..

Any tips about how to shine the rust would be great ... iv heard of lots of methods but hear goods and bad on all..
Ankor Wax
Clear coat
Penatrol
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Was found in a paddock @ Broke by the previous owner who has kept it as is for the last few years... i got a talking and picked it up the next day


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posted on February 29th, 2012 at 08:47 AM



Thats sweet! Wish I could find something like that



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posted on February 29th, 2012 at 10:37 AM



give us a call or text mate and ill come round and show you my bug. 0435900441
i use ankor wax, although havent given it a coat in a while. penetrol seems to yellow the paint too much for my liking.

brad.




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posted on February 29th, 2012 at 10:39 AM



just saw your comment on KC. ill give ya call soon



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posted on March 6th, 2012 at 08:29 PM
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I used Lanotech, you can buy it in a pump pack in the paint section at Bunnings, it is based on Lanolin that sheep produce to protect their wool it prevents more rust, has no sheen and biodegrades away and you can reapply, preserves and is simple to use.

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posted on August 25th, 2013 at 10:32 AM



Time has pastted and the car is near complete !

a few pics of the progress !

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posted on August 25th, 2013 at 10:34 AM



http://imageshack.com/a/img708/6734/vwrat4.jpg


Then i put a Nos 1971 Rajay turbo kit on her !

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posted on August 25th, 2013 at 10:54 AM



So what did you end up using to preserve the paint/rust ?

Love the plates :tu:




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posted on August 25th, 2013 at 11:28 AM



Sweet, the Chrome BRM's make me think of my old girl "Gladys".



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posted on August 25th, 2013 at 12:45 PM



yeah craig i used Penatrol .. works a treat .. the sun takes its toll on it though ..



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posted on December 21st, 2013 at 09:58 AM



looks the nuts mate, tell us more about the Rajay, how does it drive?



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