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Old June 29th, 2008, 07:56 PM   #1
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whats the best way to strip about 3 or 4 layers of paint off a jeep? i tryed stripper but it took way to much just to get 2 layers off.
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you try that airplane stripper shit?
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Old June 29th, 2008, 08:11 PM   #3
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you try that airplane stripper shit?
that looks like the best route but kinda pricey, i wounder how many cans it would take to strip a xj
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Old June 29th, 2008, 08:16 PM   #4
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that looks like the best route but kinda pricey, i wounder how many cans it would take to strip a xj
may I ask why you're stripping it?
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Old June 29th, 2008, 08:19 PM   #5
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someone did a ghetto paint job the last go around
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Old June 29th, 2008, 08:20 PM   #6
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Tal Strip... from advanced auto parts.

I swear by it and it will even take off powdercoating. Buy it in the gallon jug the qt. cans don't work as well. runs around $20-25 a gallon depending on when you get it.

oh yeah its way better then regular aircraft stripper. I tried both on my jeep, I went threw 2 qts of aircraft stripper before giving up and just buying the gallon of Tal Strip. Also buy the Green metal-prep. right next to the Stripper to stop the jeep from flash rusting.
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i hate using paint stripper. Its very messy... and what i found, the shittier the smell, the more powerful it is lol.

def. get some thick chemical gloves, cheap brushes, and just cut a coke can in half to use that as your holding tank for the stripper.
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sand blast is the best way ive found to get off paint
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Tal Strip... from advanced auto parts.

I swear by it and it will even take off powdercoating. Buy it in the gallon jug the qt. cans don't work as well. runs around $20-25 a gallon depending on when you get it.

oh yeah its way better then regular aircraft stripper. I tried both on my jeep, I went threw 2 qts of aircraft stripper before giving up and just buying the gallon of Tal Strip. Also buy the Green metal-prep. right next to the Stripper to stop the jeep from flash rusting.
I had some success with the Tal Strip too (only used it on a fender).

The bad thing is the Advance Auto located near me no longer sells that Green metal prep. They carry a bunch of the Purple Power brand stuff. I think the Purple Power de-ruster actually RUSTED my bare metal and didn't turn it black like the other brand Advance carried.
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Old June 29th, 2008, 09:12 PM   #11
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So you're taking it down to steel?

just my $.02 but unless it's the primer that is all dicked up, don't expose the steel unless you really have to.
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So you're taking it down to steel?

just my $.02 but unless it's the primer that is all dicked up, don't expose the steel unless you really have to.
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sand blast is the best way ive found to get off paint
yea do some research on what silica sand does to your lungs I was shocked !!! I used an actual respirator after i read that !
Another note with sandblasting it'll return awsome results but use a pressure feed blaster and you'll need a construction compressor to keep up with it !
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