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Car Rust & Hole Repair

Shopping List for Rust Repair

Required Optional

1. 24 Grit Disc or Wire Brush
2. Repco Wax and Grease Remover
3. Repco Rust Remover & Deoxidiser
4. Repco Metal Reinforced Filler or Repco Fibre Glass Reinforced Filler
5. Repco Body Filler
6. 36 grit speed file or vibrator paper
7. 180 grit dry paper
8. Repco Surface Primer or Repco Primer Putty
9. 800 Grit Wet/Dry paper
10. Repco Acrylic Matt Black Aerosol

1. Repco Rust Converter & Primer
2. Repco Repair Patch
3. Repco Fibreglass Repair Kit
4. Repco Spray Putty

 

 

Car Rust or Hole Repair

  • Remove old paint and rush from affected area. Use 24 grit disc or wire brush. Tap the edges of the hole slightly inwards to make room for the body filler. Clean area to be repaired with Repco Wax and Grease Remover
  • Apply Repco Rust Converter & Primer to hard to reach areas that are unlikely to be painted and Repco Rust Remover and Deoxidiser to accessible areas that will be primed
  • For small rust holes use Repco Metal Reinforced Filler or Repco Fibreglass Reinforced Filler to level just below the panel line 
  • For larger rust hole repairs use Repair Patch and apply Repco Fibreglass Repair Kit or Repco Fibreglass Reinforced Filler to just below the panel line 
  • Apply Repco Body Filler to repair, making sure that you apply enough to sand back to a level surface with 36 grit speed file or vibrator paper. Finally sand with 180 grit dry paper. Mask surrounding area to avoid overspray. 
  • Apply Repco Surface Primer or Repco Primer Putty 100mm beyond the rust repair area. Allow to dry then apply a light guide coat using Repco Acrylic Matt Black aerosol and sand back with 800 grit WD paper. For rougher surfaces use Repco Spray Putty between payers of primer, to build up a smooth surface. Next step is the application of Top Coat Colour

 

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