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janobyte

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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2018, 05:19:27 PM »
Sharkhide only takes minues, evaporates quick. I apply on my bolt heads with a cotton ball. Restoguard dry quiet a bit longer, never timed but around 15 minutes. Both really add not much of a sheen, however restoguard yellows if applied too heavy. I spray into a lint free rag and wipe in. End of the day, both products depend on proper prep for performance. Any trace oxidation will begin to bleed through, no matter what the ads state.
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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2018, 12:09:35 AM »
Dri touch dries pretty quick. Here is a 2002 WS6 trans am i have. I dont think you can tell anything was done
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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2018, 01:13:10 AM »
Thanks to everybody for your feedback on the products you use and your experience with them. Lots of likes here for the Sharkhide, which I'm leaning towards, but damn it's expensive in Australia. Cheapest price I can find for 1 quart is AU $160. Ouch.

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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2018, 07:29:22 AM »
damn it's expensive in Australia. Cheapest price I can find for 1 quart is AU $160. Ouch.
That through PPC Co? Then you have to add in courier charge too..... yikes.
There used to be an Aus distributor for Sharkhide on the Central Coast, but I think he folded. I should have bought some when it was for sale at ~$75/litre a few years ago.
You might try boating supply companies in your state, Sharkhide seems quite popular for protecting alum tinnies. I've also found Boeshield T-9 at local bike stores.
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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2018, 10:31:02 AM »
Yes Tim, on eBay Australia. Maybe the Australian distributors got rich selling Sharkhide and retired  :)  I will ring around and see if anybody can sell me some at a better price. If I find anybody cheaper I'll let you know.

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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #20 on: June 26, 2018, 12:31:16 PM »
Tim,

I purchased my Sharkhide from Eastwood...

https://www.eastwood.com/sharkhide-aluminum-protectant-quart.html

Not sure what the shipping cost to Australia might be though.

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Re: Rust prevention on bare steel parts
« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2018, 03:53:37 AM »
One of the TC & CRG members (Kevin W, ??) had pics of some steel coupons that he treated with Boeshield and a competitor. He hung them outside for a few years and showed the changes. I think it was on TC.
One worked much better at rust prevention.
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