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    1. Member Burnitwithfire's Avatar
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      06-07-2009 07:47 PM #36
      Quote, originally posted by speed51133! »
      ive been calling body shops asking for a professional rust job on my hood, but most will not warantee the work!

      I hope you're joking. What shop owner in their right mind would warranty a rust job? What kind of warranty would he give you? "5 years against perforation. If your paint comes back I'll rust is again!"

      And no, clear won't hold on rust. It won't even hold on rust free bare metal.

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      06-08-2009 12:55 PM #37
      it's never run I can rub the crap out of it and it doesn't come off. the only time it will run is when you first start to rust it just take the hood off for a while let it get nice and rusty then put it back on
      and por 15 makes a clear that will hold on rust


      Modified by tattooed_tom at 12:57 PM 6-8-2009

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      06-08-2009 10:06 PM #38
      sweet. thanks bro
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      06-10-2009 09:56 AM #39
      Quote, originally posted by MyCarIsRed »
      in reality, you'll probably never see an all over rusty boser. it's a weld on extension. it would be hundreds of hours in metal work to get it to look like a smooth transition. from then on you have to decide if you'd really want your hundreds of hours rusting away.


      hundreds of hours?


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      06-10-2009 11:41 AM #40
      billions!

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      06-10-2009 06:23 PM #41
      Quote, originally posted by speed51133! »
      billions!

      bazillions!!!

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      07-02-2009 02:24 AM #42
      thats alot of time...
      poop

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      07-02-2009 02:54 AM #43
      Quote, originally posted by ZoomBy »


      hundreds of hours?

      maybe a bit of a high number, but in reality, i've seen people get old beat trucks that they want all metal (no fillers) take 100hrs per panel to get straight and smooth. difference is, they aren't trying to hammer the variations out of a weld. you would weld, grind, weld, grind, weld, grind, etc. trying to get all the little pits and imperfections out. you'd have to be an extremely good metal fabricator to pull it off.


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      05-14-2011 03:32 PM #44
      hey man so im into the rusty hood too. i know how to rust it i just dont know how to get rid of the paint on my hood. i tried a metal brush and it just scratched the hell out of it. i tried a scraper and it only scratched, it didnt get under the paint.

      HOW DO I GET RID OF THE PAINT AND GET TO THE BARE METAL?

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      05-15-2011 03:35 PM #45
      how did the rusting process go? im in the process my self,...


      post anny pics of the hood for insparation????

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      05-15-2011 11:04 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by Burnitwithfire View Post
      It won't even hold on rust free bare metal.
      I don't care about about rusted hoods and some of the comments in here are funny as hell............ but this is an incorrect statement...
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      05-17-2011 11:50 AM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by MK3Vr98 View Post
      oooooohkk buddy you win. but thanks for the pics.


      oh, the day you See my VR with a rusty hood i'll take it off....how about that? it may not be the "coolest" but its still Faster an looks better than EVERY honda and Acura in town.... So thanks.

      Cool "anti rice" story breh......

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      10-30-2011 04:05 AM #48
      -I have a hood at home that was keyed pretty bad, it's dented to so; perfect to try this out..

      The paint was fairly easy to strip. I used some "heavy paint and varnish remover" (the gel), a putty knife, and then a razor blade for the little stuff left over.

      I'm at the part where I need to chose how I'm going to get the hood to rust evenly... and hopefully!ending up looking like this mk3's hood http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...Thread/page477 (scroll down)
      Anybody find out a good way to do this???

      My hood after stripping off the paint:

      you can clearly see where it got keyed!^^^
      Last edited by thomas514; 10-30-2011 at 04:10 AM.

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      10-30-2011 04:18 AM #49
      -Tried a mix of water/sea salt/hydro-peroxide
      -Sprayed a layer on the hood every 5-10 minutes

      Result:

      It does look promising.. but there's obviously no way that this is all there is to it.
      Last edited by thomas514; 10-30-2011 at 06:09 AM.

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      10-30-2011 11:17 AM #50
      Looks like schit


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      10-30-2011 11:36 PM #52
      Determination

      Rusted hoods

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      11-25-2011 03:25 PM #53
      was thinking about it, the same way you can "antique" firearms using wet coffee grounds. put a layer on a spot let it sit for a bit. don't know for sure if it will work but worth a shot

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      11-25-2011 05:15 PM #54
      just buy mine. i have one and i HATE it.
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      12-29-2011 02:11 PM #55
      A little late tothe party put i had one on my rabbit. I have a thread with it. Ill post when im on a computer

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      12-29-2011 02:12 PM #56
      I have a dyi boser thread. Think the picture is in their.

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      03-04-2012 08:21 AM #57
      Update:



      succes!
      Last edited by thomas514; 03-04-2012 at 08:29 AM.

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      03-04-2012 09:22 AM #58
      just so you know if it isnt clear coated it will run. it got on my bumper and it was a pita to clean.

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      03-04-2012 06:44 PM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by tspooner View Post
      just so you know if it isnt clear coated it will run. it got on my bumper and it was a pita to clean.
      I can imagine!

      I have already but thanks 4the info!

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      03-04-2012 06:57 PM #61
      ^^dubindiapers if that pretty little face :facepalm was for my pic... then...

      fck you !

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      03-04-2012 07:04 PM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by thomas514 View Post
      ^^dubindiapers if that pretty little face :facepalm was for my pic... then...

      fck you !
      Umadbro?

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      03-04-2012 07:16 PM #64
      no

      i love my dub

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      03-04-2012 07:24 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by thomas514 View Post
      no

      i love my dub
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      08-03-2012 01:44 PM #66
      i just sanded down my hood then i made a sludg out of salt and water and spread it on and let it sit out over a couple of rains and boom!

      ClearWaterDubs

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      08-19-2012 04:13 AM #67
      mix 50/50 of distilled white vinegar and bleach into a spray bottle. spray onto bare metal and i mean bare metal. and you can see the rust happen!!

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikNC8So_nfI
      yeah dude that's gonna hurt the car a little..

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      08-26-2012 12:52 PM #68
      Take a bunch of nails put them in water for a few days, filter out the rust and mix with aluminum shavings( from machine shop) and magnesium shavings put it all over your hood and light it on fire with a small torch (like camping propane torch at wal mart)

      Be sure the hood is still on the car

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