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Got a new 150 lxt. 8ft box heavy payload pack leer 36 high Capp.how are people are preventing rust,do the modules really work.up in in Canada a lot of salt to deal with etc.
 

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Oil everything!


There is a guy about 30 miles from me that does a oil based undercoating. It goes on like grease and never rally dries. It works fantastic.

Those new low voc water based under coatings really are kinda just a cover up in my opinion.

Anything that they don't spray with undercoating I use fluid film or there is also another product from the makers of PB blaster that's a sticky oil spray. Spray that on everything you can see and keep up with it.

The only downside is working on the truck can be a lil dirty:laughing:


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down here we have a place called Ziebart. they do the undercoating application with guns/wands/etc to get it in all the little nooks and crannies. They typically drill little holes in the doors and coat the door innards, and other places around the vehicle. It costs around $300 to $500 last I knew.
 

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Krown is king. I've had my last 3 vehicles Krowned, and it's amazing the difference it makes. My truck is an 07, and it has almost no rust on - the rust it does have, is due to abuse. The tailgate is starting to rust a bit since a lot of paint has been scraped off from tools, garbage and other crap in my bed.

Vehicles around here rot out quick. They use tons of salt on the roads here.
 

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When I bought my 07 f150 , the dealer talked me into the rust module. Prior to that I had always oil rust proofed my trucks. After five years the frame was starting to rust. I got a flat tire one time and took down the spare tire. Tons of rust above the spare. For the 700 dollars they skinned me for, I could have rust proofed it five times and there would not have been any rust. If those modules work so well, they should have one installed on every steel bridge ever built. The selling feature for the module was they guarantee the paint for ten years. My trucks are pretty well in the high mile section long before the paint ever wears out. Go with the oil spray.:thumbsup:
 

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When I bought my 07 f150 , the dealer talked me into the rust module. Prior to that I had always oil rust proofed my trucks. After five years the frame was starting to rust. I got a flat tire one time and took down the spare tire. Tons of rust above the spare. For the 700 dollars they skinned me for, I could have rust proofed it five times and there would not have been any rust. If those modules work so well, they should have one installed on every steel bridge ever built. The selling feature for the module was they guarantee the paint for ten years. My trucks are pretty well in the high mile section long before the paint ever wears out. Go with the oil spray.:thumbsup:
I payed 500 I think I was skinned to.
 

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When I bought my 07 f150 , the dealer talked me into the rust module. Prior to that I had always oil rust proofed my trucks. After five years the frame was starting to rust. I got a flat tire one time and took down the spare tire. Tons of rust above the spare. For the 700 dollars they skinned me for, I could have rust proofed it five times and there would not have been any rust. If those modules work so well, they should have one installed on every steel bridge ever built. The selling feature for the module was they guarantee the paint for ten years. My trucks are pretty well in the high mile section long before the paint ever wears out. Go with the oil spray.:thumbsup:
Yeah they are a scam. They would probably work better if you had a ground wire dragging behind the truck.
 

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Its that red stuff that forms on steel...mostly found in places that get the white stuff on the ground...

TXGencon - right now...I envy you...it has been hovering around -20 to -25 Celsius around here...I can't wait for the -5 degrees that is coming this weekend...It's gonna feel like summer.

Nothing like getting in the truck, and having your seats feel as hard as concrete!
 

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Yeah, it's a balmy 58 degrees (F) here today. I took a break to change shirts due to it being completely soaked with sweat.
 

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Yeah, it's a balmy 58 degrees (F) here today. I took a break to change shirts due to it being completely soaked with sweat.
_25 on Friday but warming up now.

I think get the crowned then from what I'm reading and just forget about the 500 I wasted on the module
 
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