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Re: [oletrucks] POR 15 ;-(

To: "McNulty, Bob" <BMCNULTY@csuchico.edu>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] POR 15 ;-(
From: "A.B." <bigfred@unm.edu>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 10:37:16 -0700 (MST)
Can't fight brake fluid. I've even seen it take out powdercoat.

On Sun, 18 Mar 2001, McNulty, Bob wrote:

> I  wire brushed/drill type  my front backing plates and then degreased with
> their degreaser.  Painted both sides of the plates as well as the exterior
> of the master cylinder.
> I let everything cure/dry for about a week while I rebuilt the wheel
> cylinders inbeteween little league practices and hockey games and......
> Reinstalled everything except the brake lines.  I figured I'd blow out any
> old fluid remaining in them before hooking up the newly rebuilt system.
> Hey duh..... the fluid sprayed all over the backing plates near the
> connection to the wheel cylinders.  figuring I had POR 15 on them I just
> wiped it off with a shop towel.  Well......   Now about a week later it
> looks like the brake fluid was some sort of super paint remover.
> The POR 15 bubbled/blistered everywhere it got splashed with brake fluid.
> The master cylinder looks fine except the cover which blistered all over the
> top.
> Anyone else gotten brake fluid on POR 15 with similar results.  Maybe I just
> got a bum can or something.  Anyway I'll be calling the POR people to find
> out what's what.
> I thought this stuff was chemically resistant.
> Cheers,
> Bob McNulty
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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