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Filling rust pits

#1 Post by John_Heard » Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:50 am

I've been having fun getting rid of all the old paint from my dash. Once I got it down to bare metal, I'm finding little rust pits that were under the paint. What's the best procedure here to fill these?

Etching primer then some kind of glazing putty over the top of the primer? Or Glazing putty direct over the bare metal?
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Re: Filling rust pits

#2 Post by vegaracer » Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:44 am

If there real small, I'd try a high build primer.
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#3 Post by camaroman9 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:07 pm

Typically a good high build primer will fill little stuff like that.
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Re: Filling rust pits

#4 Post by John_Heard » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:22 pm

Some areas are deeper than that photo shows...

I picked up some 2 part bondo glazing putty at lunch time, going to give that a shot. I've got a small dent I want to take care of as well, so hopefully this stuff will do the trick.

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#5 Post by camaroman9 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:13 pm

as long as its a small dent the glazing putty will work fine. it's mainly designed for pinholes in filler and small pits and stuff like what you're dealing with. :thumb:
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Re: Filling rust pits

#6 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:14 am

John,

I used this stuff before and it works great:http://www.summitracing.com/parts/FGE-100416/

It cost a little but is worth it.
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#7 Post by Mike Peters » Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:29 am

John_Heard wrote: What's the best procedure to get rid of these?
A hole saw....... :lol: (inside joke)
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#8 Post by 79 Camaro » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:56 am

Mike Peters wrote:
John_Heard wrote: What's the best procedure to get rid of these?
A hole saw....... :lol: (inside joke)

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