Can you use chemical stripper on aluminum panels? I'm told it eats the stuff.
Can you just leave it on long enough to soften the paint and wash it off before
it weakens the metal?
And, if not, what's the best way to strip aluminum?
Louis Mehr (EML) wrote:
> Good Morning MG World,
> I've started to remove the paint from my spare bonnet and intend to use this
>as a test bed before I even think about spraying the rest of my car.
> The chemical stripper I tried seemed to take ages to use.
> I tried an abraisive paint removal pad on my drill - it seems a lot better.
> Next, I'd like to try an orbital sander but I am unsure of which to get -
>electric or air powered.
> I have a SIP Nimbus with 50litre tank - 6cfm fad rated which may be a bit
>puny for an air powered device. However, I am in no hurry so I do not mind
>if it gets a bit breathless.
> Any suggestions ?
> Also, any other bodywork hints and tips would be gratefully received.
> Louis Mehr
> 1971 MGB Roadster LHD California import