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I have a replacement door to put on my 70 Coupe. But the door I have has undercoat inside that is cracking and falling out in places. It would seem good to remove the hard/dried out undercoat so moisture can't get in behind the old undercoat. I tried chipping away, of course loose chunks come out, but a lot of it is stubbornly clinging on. How about some of you who have done this - Ideas please.

After getting it out, I was planning to prime, paint and spray on a fresh layer of undercoat.
 

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Eastwood makes an undercoat/sound deadener remover. You might try that. Also, I have heard that regular gasoline works for undercoating removal.

65 Mustang Convertible 289 C-code
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an older guy i used to help out used a puddy knife that he warmed up with a torch, so he had a hot knife, then sanded the rest off, if i remember right it seamed like it took forever, but then when you're 15 five min. seames like forever.
 
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Hey, you might try the gasoline and hot putty knife and torch together, I am sure something will get removed.

Don't try this please!

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Pop loose whatever will come loose, and leave the rest alone. If it's not coming apart, why remove it?


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The stuff is all brittle, and has hairline cracks. I'm afraid of moisture getting behind the stuff which might lead to rust.
 

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I just used a product call "Auto Strip" to remove all the undercoating sprayed in the engine compartment by the PO. The company that makes it is "Klean Strip". I purchased it at Walmart. I had read on the forum that it worked real well and once again I got excellent info from the people at VMF.

Mike Boyle

My car is a Winter Blue 1969 convertible with black standard interior. It has an original (untouched) 302 2V C4 with ~53,000 miles on it.

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