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Re: Floor rust

Subject: Re: Floor rust
From: Roe <>
Date: Sun, 7 Apr 1996 11:10:00 -0400 (EDT)
Hi Bob, What is Hammerite? Does it somehow neutralize the action of the 
jelly? My concern after using the jelly, was how to remove it completely 
before priming & painting. Thanks, Phil...
67B & 80B-daily driver, eastern L.I.

On Sat, 6 Apr 1996, BOB NOGUEIRA wrote:

> -- [ From: Bob Nogueira * EMC.Ver #2.10P ] --
> Some interesting solutions to the problem of floor rust posted. A year
> late for me however.
> My solution was to strip the floor, use navel jelly followed by
> Hammerite .
> I wanted more sound deadening and insulation ( since I found the heel
> of my tennis shoes were melting to the floor ) ,  The carpet padding
> carried by the upholstery supply house seemed to be much lighter than
> that found in new cars so I went to the wrecking yard and found the
> newest car there ( 3000 miles ) and pulled the padding out. 
> It not only had the padding  but also has a tar like substance on top
> of the padding. - The padding from one car was big enough  to do the
> entire B and only cost me 5 bucks.
> At the hardware store I found some insulation which is nothing more
> than bubble pack sandwiched between two sheets of aluminum foil. I used
> this over the padding and insured that one piece on each side went up
> the foot well as far as possible. Now you can cover the floor with
> three inches of water and the water never touches the sheet metal.
> The insulation and sound deadening have also worked out great.
> Bob Nogueira
> 74 BGT
> 64 Morgan +4
> 62 Morgan DHC

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