Vintage Mustang Forums banner

1 - 8 of 8 Posts

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,287 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
wondering what the best method to finish off new long floors and seat risers would be inside my car. They were all replaced and i want to prevent any future rust issues.....
I was thinking scuffing everything, using an epoxy primer-and then seam sealing all the spots that need done and then just spraying some single stage body color over the primed/seam sealed areas inside the interior......any better suggestions???
thanks
russ
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
6,630 Posts
something really thick. I used por15 after i sandblasted it all, but sandblasting sure is messy.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
440 Posts
My paint store specialist with many years of experience said: good clean surface, epoxy primer, seam sealer, more epoxy primer. If the epoxy primer color and semi-gloss color is good enough, then no additional coats of paint are needed. 2-3 coats of epoxy is a very durable topcoat for chassis/ engine bay, suspension parts. It is not like the "old" surface primer. It is non-pourus and stands up to the elements. I sprayed my whole "shell" with 1-2 coats after metal work and blasting, seamsealed and re-coated. I think the semi-gloss look of PPG DP 90 (black) epoxy is a nice look. BTW if your metal is somewhat rusty, consider POR products. It is meant to encapsulate the rust, I believe alot of restorers use it. It can be brushed or sprayed. Good luck, take your time, avoid short cuts, it's not worth it in the long run :)
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
440 Posts
Oh, almost forgot, I found that the "Lord" Fusor brand seam sealer (beige color, brown single tube to be better than 3m fast/firm. It's more flexible, doesn't crack after drying and is somewhat spreadable( please wear gloves, it doesnt' come off skin) Nitrile gloves, you can somewhat smooth it if needed. This one does not require any special applicator, just regular calk gun (some fusor products are 2 tube) I think I used 2-3 tubes for my car 6-7 buck each.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
580 Posts
The epoxy primer will be all you need. I came back and sprayed undercoat just to make sure it was water tight and to add some sound deadening. I did not want undercoat on the underside of my coupe because I have perfect pans and I wanted to show them off.

Lstar
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,926 Posts
Use lizardskin, no kidding. It is a new product which sprays on. It is water soluable, non-toxic, biodegradable and puts a ceramic barrier for both heat insulation and a sound barrier. It is written up in October's mustang magazine (the one with a yellow 71 on the cover and a cover article about selecting the right head/intake.) The stuff sounds great from the article. It can be painted and also remains flexible.
 
1 - 8 of 8 Posts
Top