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Old 13 April 2018, 08:02 AM
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Can anyone recommend a good rust treater. I have some surface rust on the tops of my windscreen
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Old 13 April 2018, 07:00 PM
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If it's immediately above the screen, it's probably from a replacement job in the past that has let water in, and will be creeping from under the windscreen/trim so will return soon if just treated in isolation. You need to take the screen out to deal with it properly (and hope it hasn't left any holes).
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Old 13 April 2018, 07:41 PM
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I had a new screen fitted a few months back. While it was out I had the area rust treated. Its where the rubber strip is to the top of the roof.
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In that case I would use Bilt Hamber Hydrate 80 after removing as much as possible (I treated similar rust successfully on my classic after doing what you have done). Make sure you pay attention to the instructions as it doesn't seem to work well if you put too much on!

Getting the paint to look decent after treating is more tricky, but anything is better than rust.
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Originally Posted by mikejenkins View Post
In that case I would use Bilt Hamber Hydrate 80 after removing as much as possible (I treated similar rust successfully on my classic after doing what you have done). Make sure you pay attention to the instructions as it doesn't seem to work well if you put too much on!

Getting the paint to look decent after treating is more tricky, but anything is better than rust.
Thanks for the heads up
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Old 27 April 2018, 10:16 AM
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Mr Hamber recommended me Deox gel followed by their high zinc primer last week, for rusted stone chips.
They are a great firm, and will answer any questions you have promptly
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Mr Hamber recommended me Deox gel followed by their high zinc primer last week, for rusted stone chips.
They are a great firm, and will answer any questions you have promptly
Nice one,just ordered their kit to sort a couple of stone chip rust spots

https://www.bilthamber.com/electrox-patch-repair-kit
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Old 28 April 2018, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by mikejenkins View Post
In that case I would use Bilt Hamber Hydrate 80 after removing as much as possible (I treated similar rust successfully on my classic after doing what you have done). Make sure you pay attention to the instructions as it doesn't seem to work well if you put too much on!

Getting the paint to look decent after treating is more tricky, but anything is better than rust.
Hi Mike got the hydrate rust treater today from Opie oils
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Hi Mike got the hydrate rust treater today from Opie oils

Hydrate 80 is great stuff. The purple milkshake lol


However, whenever I've done the lid back up, it sticks so tight I can hardly undo the lid upon next use.


I know this sounds stupid, but it's true. Even the slightest nip on the lid see's it stuck fast for next use.


I've now greased the thread on the bottle and lid. Hopefully now it won't seize on again!

Did my rear towing eye a few months ago and painted it. Looks fine.


Take off as much surface rust first of course.
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