Gumout GDI Q&A Answers

click here for the Gumout GDI Q&A answers

Recent Topics
Change it out, leave it, or new filter?
by Mauro
07/06/15 12:18 PM
General coolant flush procedure correct?
by skaughtz
07/06/15 11:44 AM
Is 11.5:1 CR Typical for DI Engines?
by SubLGT
07/06/15 11:20 AM
Cost of ductless split A/C system installation
by Alfred_B
07/06/15 09:11 AM
NAPA sale
by JHogan
07/06/15 09:09 AM
Sticky brake caliper - honda ridgeline
by stockrex
07/06/15 08:38 AM
Small dents on rear bumper
by Swift101
07/06/15 08:35 AM
Removing Oil from Spark Plug "Holes" Lexus GS300 I-6
by Gebo
07/06/15 08:21 AM
Do you inflate by manual specs or tire specs?
by skaughtz
07/06/15 08:16 AM
How Long Before One Gets Loose In The Stands?
by billt460
07/06/15 08:08 AM
Ransomware gone?
by Dave Sherman
07/06/15 07:41 AM
My new 2015 Challenger
by casamagana
07/06/15 01:08 AM
Newest Members
WickedTBSS, EC3, wacko, ttnicker38, Ken41
54600 Registered Users
Who's Online
100 registered (Alberta411, aquariuscsm, AlienBug, Al, AlaskaMike, 9 invisible), 2043 Guests and 94 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
54600 Members
66 Forums
233896 Topics
3757316 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3310376 - 03/13/14 09:48 AM Re: How can a driveshaft become unbalanced? [Re: Trav]
rockydee Offline


Registered: 03/09/14
Posts: 257
Loc: VA
Originally Posted By: Trav
Figure there is about 8oz of product in the spray can that actually ends up on the piece, prime and paint could be almost a pound of material.
Half an ounce out of balance can be noticeable.

http://www.rldial.com/Ultra%20High%20Speed%20Driveshaft%20Balancing.html


That makes plenty of sense. It just sucks crawling under a new rig and seeing a rusty drive shaft. Mine has no rust yet, and I want to keep it that way. Those water based products work?

Top
#3310688 - 03/13/14 02:14 PM Re: How can a driveshaft become unbalanced? [Re: rockydee]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 12069
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Yes they work good but its a seasonal application. The stuff is harmless to rubber and plastics and does not stain.
It is environmentally friendly also which i like better than petroleum based products.
No point in damaging the Earth unnecessarily right.

Hit the whole underside of the car every autumn liberally with these products and it will be fine even in the salt belt. great if you don't mind the yearly investment.
If the question were phrased, "are they as good as traditional rustproofing"? the answer is yes but only short term.

These are perfect also if you have an old car that only sees summer use but you still don't want rust to get a start.
They are not a spray and forget product. Here is some info..

http://www.cortecvci.com/Publications/Reports/reports.php

http://www.cortecvci.com/Publications/Reports/powerboat-article/Powerboat.pdf
_________________________
ASE L1, Master. Deutsch Meisterbrief.

Top
#3310828 - 03/13/14 04:55 PM Re: How can a driveshaft become unbalanced? [Re: zzyzzx]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 12069
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Originally Posted By: zzyzzx
I would think that things like dirt or rust could throw it off balance.


Dirt for sure but rust is another story. If the rust remains undisturbed like minimal surface rusting no real harm but when it develops into flakes and starts coming off then yes absolutely.
_________________________
ASE L1, Master. Deutsch Meisterbrief.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2