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64Joker 04-16-2010 12:30 AM

Interior Project - Backseat Frames/Springs
 
Finishing up interior project on a 64 Impala, getting reading to re-upholster the seats. I have some surface rust on the backseat frames and springs, my plan is to have the frames/springs sand blasted then either painted or powder coated. Question: Will the paint or powder coating chip off easily on the springs themselves once in use? Thanks in advance...

DanTwoLakes 04-16-2010 08:46 AM

Yes, the paint will chip off the springs, because the springs are made to flex. Painting springs is a waste of time and money. Instead of doing all that, just wire brush (or use a wire wheel on a drill) over the whole thing and apply one of the many rust treatments like POR 15 or Extend ( made by LocTite and comes in spray cans) to neutralize the rust.


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