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I was passing auto body shop today and it struck me that I’d bet none of these shops use either of these products. Are POR –15 and ZR simply meant for the do it yourselfer or do they have a legitimate place in the workshop? What would the pro use? Acid etch primer coated with two part epoxy? Would that give better rust resistance in the long term?
 

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I would say it depends on what he was building. I it is a $100,000 show car, Hell No! If it is a budget rebuild and daily driver where the frame will get beat up over the years, probably so.

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Over the years I have seen several restorers (Packards and Auburns included) use POR, I have myself and had good results and am getting ready to try Rust Magnet paint. The main thing to remeber is that it isn't a cure for rusted out metal, only a treatment to stop it from continuing, it's important to remove as much rusty metal as you can and replace what is neccesary before treatment.
 

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I total agree with woodz428, the stuff is very durable, I painted the frame of the 36 with it in 1988 after I sandblasted it, it is still on the car and still cleans up good even after driving the car over 40,000 miles over the years in all kinds of weather. :cool:
 
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