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#3349202 - 04/21/14 02:33 PM Removing wheel liners for oil coating
supton Offline


Registered: 11/09/08
Posts: 5610
Loc: NH
Anyone do this? I pulled one today as I needed to, and found a bunch of pinch welds that are blistered. I'll hose it down as I button up, but am thinking it might be good to pull these liners (inner fenders?) every few years for this.
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#3349266 - 04/21/14 04:14 PM Re: Removing wheel liners for oil coating [Re: supton]
larryinnewyork Offline


Registered: 02/10/12
Posts: 304
Loc: N.Y.
I would scrape the blistered paint off.

Brush on some Fluid Film to work into the seam & around welds.

Then slap on some Never-Seize.

I try to do the most with the least.
I buy Never-Seize in the 8 Oz can.
Using a acid brush, I coat any threads, brake lines, etc.
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#3349311 - 04/21/14 05:04 PM Re: Removing wheel liners for oil coating [Re: supton]
sciphi Offline


Registered: 03/24/07
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Loc: Upstate NY
Yep. I do it yearly, or at least spray a good heavy coat behind them when I don't have time to yank them.
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