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What is the right battery-powered pump to rinse salt off of a car before parking?

A good tool to rinse salt off from the undercarriage of a car during winter is an undercarriage pressure washer. It consists of nozzles on small wheels that one connects to a power washer. If you've ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

I've got a 1973 series 3 landrover, and every bolt I touch gets a smear of Copper Eze which is very similar to the old-school "copperkote" product of decades gone by. Of course this tends to ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

Owners of modern GM trucks know that protective frame wax is a thing, very similar to what you're thinking. GM specifically uses Daubert Nox-Rust X-121B aerosol for re-coating (they use a dip process ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

I have had wonderful luck with simple clear automotive silicone. I installed new fog lights on my car 10 years ago and as a last step before I tightened everything up, I squeezed a bunch of clear ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

By far the winning product in that category is paint. But yes, there are greases you smear or spray on to prevent rust. Nearly any grease will help some (all you really need is to prevent contact with ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

There are spray coating products that leave a fairly thick waxy coating, like cosmoline, that are used in the auto industry as well as marine and military uses. This is one brand (no affiliation and ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

After I de-rusted and repainted the undercarriage on my truck, I wanted to protect the exposed threads on various fasteners. Painting them was not an option, as that would make disassembly much too ...
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Wax Coating For Bolts To Prevent Rust

The only way to ensure bolts/fixtures won't rust is to acquire bolts/fixtures which won't rust in the first place, such as stainless steel. Externally applied coatings will only last so long. Due to ...
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