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    Thread: Cover Entire Car With WD40

    1. Member windhys's Avatar
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      09-10-2012 05:57 PM #1
      Here's a crazy idea. What if I cover the whole car with WD40 after a good car wash. Will it prevent dust from sticking and prevent rust as well? It gives that nice shiny after wax look after a good WD40 wipe

    2. 09-14-2012 12:00 PM #2
      Will look shinny but no idea what it will do to the paintwork in time?

      I spray it all over the engine bay, and on the brake rotors, when the cars not being driven

      Why not spray the car take some pics and post on here

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      09-16-2012 05:52 PM #3
      it might make your car look nice for a minute, but it will get dirty real fast being that oily outside.
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    4. 09-21-2012 04:48 PM #4
      Brake fluid works really well for exactly what you are trying to do.

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      09-24-2012 02:21 PM #5
      Troll thread is obvious.
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      09-24-2012 06:52 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by toddhought View Post
      Troll thread is obvious.
      lol, ur right
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      09-24-2012 07:55 PM #7
      No. I wasn't trolling. Just curious if anyone has dipped their entire car with WD40. Lol
      I think I'm gonna try plastidip for the winter. How much coverage do you get in a can?

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      09-26-2012 08:19 PM #8
      If you 'heatset' the WD40 with a flame (a match will work, but a MAP-gas torch works best) IMMEDIATELY after you spray it on, it will last the life of the car.

    9. 09-26-2012 08:19 PM #9
      Dipyourcar.com buy the kit cans will be streaky

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      09-28-2012 06:59 AM #10
      if you keep it clean it's easy and will last for awhile. vw duds have good paint and clean up easily.

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      09-28-2012 10:14 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by windhys View Post
      Here's a crazy idea. What if I cover the whole car with WD40 after a good car wash. Will it prevent dust from sticking and prevent rust as well? It gives that nice shiny after wax look after a good WD40 wipe
      That's kind of like wiping your a$$hole with sandpaper after you lay a log. Try some quick detailer instead
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    12. 11-01-2012 02:39 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by jediv6 View Post
      Will look shinny but no idea what it will do to the paintwork in time?

      I spray it all over the engine bay, and on the brake rotors, when the cars not being driven

      Why not spray the car take some pics and post on here
      it seems to me that brakes+oil is a bad idea
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