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Most automotive Forums will have a Thread or two regarding Fluid Film. So here goes with one entitled "Fluid Film". Perhaps I should start one called "Rust Check" as well. I have some cans of that around and it's less expensive than overpriced (in Canada at least) Fluid Film.

I use Fluid Film annually on my vehicles, not just for the body underneath but also inside of door panels, rocker panels, etc plus all exposed electrical wiring and connections, even on rubber hoses to keep them from drying out. I have a compressor and a spray gun with wands to get at all the difficult places. Fluid Film does have a long wand that can be attached to a spray can. It dumps a fair amount of product so be quick with it.

Some like a squeaky clean engine bay. Mine look anything but clean as everything in there gets sprayed with Fluid Film. Not pretty but functional. :)

More on Fluid Film follows. You can use it on your work boots too. :)
Fluid Film Web Site: http://www.fluid-film.com/automotive-applications/
Fluid Film Distributor: http://www.kellsportproducts.com/index.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjwwLHLBRDEq9DQxK2I_p8BEiQA3UDVDlQmb4EUaLYu_RL1HLZROiFmx407Kk3thy9opJ5zNKwaAr8-8P8HAQ
Fluid Film Distributor (Canada): http://www.undercoatmycar.ca/

PS: Replaced the battery for my Jeep last week. Noticed that the serpentine belt was very noisy. A spray of Rust Check rust inhibitor (lighter than Fluid Film) got rid of the noise.
 
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An interesting use for Fluid Film in a salty environment: http://forum.chryslerminivan.net/showthread.php/23894-So...-it-makes-a-coupl-a-squeeks?p=232303#post232303
The dealer I bought it from (John Deer) said that he sells cases of the stuff to thousands of visitors during the Mississippi Gulf Coast "Cruising the Coast".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAxD1...eature=related

It's one of the biggest 10 day car extravaganza on the planet! At any given time you can see 20 or 30 each of corvettes or Impala SS's or Mustangs or even Cobras! The Beach road is usually smokey at night:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4Iwg...eature=related

Or daytime, too! Yes, this is a regular part of Beach Boulevard (highway 90):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=b1YsRE6FFBo

It seems these guys spray Fluid Film all over the undersides of their classic cars so the salt on the Beach Road can't get to the metal and start rust.
 

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What effect do you think Rust Check has on rubber parts long term? (as in years)

I use it as a storage spray which they recommend it for. I believe it is mineral oil based.

We use pure mineral oil for hygiene purposes like cleaning ears (yuck!) and the rubber bulb on the "dropper" has become very distorted and soft, like it's dissolving.
 

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What effect do you think Rust Check has on rubber parts long term? (as in years)

I use it as a storage spray which they recommend it for. I believe it is mineral oil based.

We use pure mineral oil for hygiene purposes like cleaning ears (yuck!) and the rubber bulb on the "dropper" has become very distorted and soft, like it's dissolving.
Synthetic rubber is OK, oil resistant rubber is OK, but natural rubber (door seals maybe) can soften.
 
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WOW---I was given a pail of that stuff years ago and have been using on all my bulbs and some other few things. I always have some in a small brush bottle. I never realized it had so many other automotive uses. The stuff I have is quite thick and may not spray well. I will do it in the summer and let it sit in the sun then stir it well. I have an undercoating gun but no flexible hoses, only a long wand.
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Hey Jeepman,
I've been meaning to ask, how do you like that spray gun kit that you got for the FF application? (and what was the kit again)

Thanks.
 

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Hey Jeepman,
I've been meaning to ask, how do you like that spray gun kit that you got for the FF application? (and what was the kit again)

Thanks.
Mine looks identical to the Leemer L015-208 shown here: http://lemmer.com/pdf/RP_Equipment_Sheet.pdf

It's actually a Westward AB8 which is no longer available, it seems.

Another look alike: http://www.prdistribution.ca/commerce/rustproofing-air-spray-gun

It works well using about 90 psi pressure.

Fluid Film has sprayers as well at http://www.kellsportproducts.com/ and http://www.undercoatmycar.ca/
 
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Have you had your vehicle protected against corrosion yet? Winter is just around the corner and the Shops are busy this time of year.
 

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My YJ is heavily coated in and out of the frame, doors, engine compartment, etc. I also pulled the tail lights and hit the inner panels of the tub and also between the fender flares and the body. I RARELY take it out in the salt, but I don’t feel too guilty if I do with this coverage. Last year it only came out once to play in a 15” snowfall, and this winter it’s been out once on dry roads.

My wife’s Rouge received similar treatment and I just bought 2 cans for the 14 T&C just to hit basic areas until I have time to get crazy like I have on the other vehicles. I’ll pull the plugs to hit inter panels, pull the tail lights for behind the wheel well and spray inside the drain holes on the doors for now. I usually use 4 cans on each vehicle, but that is in warmer weather when it will creep. I’ll get more in depth with the application next year on the 14.

It’s an addiction!!! Next year I’ll get the wands that attached to the spray cans and get even deeper
 

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Should Fluid Film be applied to body cavities every year? I am wondering if being in an enclosed area prolongs the protection that Fluid Film provides, eliminating the need to reapply yearly.
 
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