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Old 04-01-13, 10:38 PM   #1
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Default Stripping paint

I know a lot of the folks on here have trouble with getting the new formula nitromors to actually work. Well, as you may know I'm currently doing up my old landy and have reached the stage where we have to strip the thick layers of hammerite of the chassis. First we tried some of the new formula nitromors and that wouldn't touch the paint at all and we were very disappointed with it.

Secondly we had a bit of dot 4 brake fluid left in a bottle. About half a cup full of that was painted over the rear axle and about a third of the chassis and within around 10-15 minutes the paint was starting to come off in strips, its rerally effective at stripping paint, even thick stuff. So if your struggling to remove thick paint with nitromors, try some brake fluid, it goes much further than nitromors too and probably works out much cheaper.

Just thought I'd add my own experience and see if it could possibly help anyone,
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Not a bad idea sam. Might be handy for those small parts too. I've just used cellulose thinners to strip the paint off my fowler radiator parts, works quite well.
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Used to be a trick that car theives pulled if your alarm beat them, pour it over your car it retaliation. Long been known as a very effecive paint stripper. I have a feeling that the clean up after use so that you can repaint isn't straight forward either.

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Used to be a trick that car theives pulled if your alarm beat them, pour it over your car it retaliation. Long been known as a very effecive paint stripper. I have a feeling that the clean up after use so that you can repaint isn't straight forward either.

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I've got some sulphuric acid that i'd like to pour over those low life scum.
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My sister-in-law had another idea involving rusty scissors and a chaps sensitive parts.... when some kind soul slashed the roof on her MX5 (to be beaten by the immobiliser that she had fitted..... ) and then covered the car with brake fluid.

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My sister-in-law had another idea involving rusty scissors and a chaps sensitive parts.... when some kind soul slashed the roof on her MX5 (to be beaten by the immobiliser that she had fitted..... ) and then covered the car with brake fluid.

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At least the scum didn't get the car.
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have to be careful with the brake fluid although its a great paint stripper it tends to get into the metal & can lift the paint from underneath just when u think u have a nice new paint job !
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Back to paint stripping and not testicle removal with rusty scissors or skin removal with acid.

There is a product I use here called Diggers paint stripper it is pretty nasty stuff as splashes burn the skin in seconds but it sure lifts paint

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In reply to the retaliation part of this thread i've been told oven cleaner is superb, even comes in a handy aerosol and avaliable in most shops.
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