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Re: [oletrucks] POR 15 ;-(

To: "McNulty, Bob" <BMCNULTY@csuchico.edu>, <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] POR 15 ;-(
From: "joe" <chevy1@jps.net>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 08:19:15 -0800
I've had similar results.  Brake fluid and paints just don't mix.

-----Original Message-----
From: McNulty, Bob <BMCNULTY@csuchico.edu>
To: 'oletrucks@autox.team.net' <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Date: Sunday, March 18, 2001 7:13 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] POR 15 ;-(

>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
>Anyone else gotten brake fluid on POR 15 with similar results.  Maybe I
>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.
>Bob McNulty
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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