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Old August 28th, 2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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When bolting rocker guards or rear corners to your tub do you use anything in between the tub and guard or do you just bolt it straight on? I would think that would make a good place for rust to form. But even if you used cork or something it would just hold the moisture there longer. Anyone have any problems with either way? Thanks

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Old August 28th, 2009, 03:23 PM   #2
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When bolting rocker guards or rear corners to your tub do you use anything in between the tub and guard or do you just bolt it straight on? I would think that would make a good place for rust to form. But even if you used cork or something it would just hold the moisture there longer. Anyone have any problems with either way? Thanks

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why not just use a bead of rtv on the back of the armor then bolt it on?
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Old August 28th, 2009, 10:20 PM   #3
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why not just use a bead of rtv on the back of the armor then bolt it on?
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Old August 28th, 2009, 10:30 PM   #4
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lots of rtv/silicon.
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Old August 28th, 2009, 10:34 PM   #5
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speaking of which, I am shopping for rear quarter protection, am I not seeing it on JCRs website?

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Old August 28th, 2009, 10:48 PM   #6
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http://www.rokmen.com/products/corne...b_corners.html
These are the best deal I found when I got mine. I did a lot of looking around.
I took mine down to a local body shop and had them painted for just $50.

And to answer the question I went with no layer between the metals. I was told it would trap dirt and such. I found this to be true when I removed my rocker guards to re paint that I did you caulk on.

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OP: .. I used a 3/16" Rubber "Gasket" that was the full size as my rockers to put in between.
Where did you get the rubber and what is a good price for it?
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Look for an industrial supply store in your area. We have West Michigan Rubber here, they can get just about anything you want. I'm kind of curious about ice and snow shield for roofing. It's not a tar paper, more like a rubber and it has adhesive on one side that would grip about anything. It will peel off and any remnants should come clean with wax and grease remover. If you know anyone that does roofing you should be able to get a couple of scrap pieces cheap or free.

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Look for an industrial supply store in your area. We have West Michigan Rubber here, they can get just about anything you want. I'm kind of curious about ice and snow shield for roofing. It's not a tar paper, more like a rubber and it has adhesive on one side that would grip about anything. It will peel off and any remnants should come clean with wax and grease remover. If you know anyone that does roofing you should be able to get a couple of scrap pieces cheap or free.
this stuff sounds interesting, thinking there could be alot of uses for it...I'm assuming its fairly thin, any idea of the thickness? Can this be found at places like Home Depot or Menards?
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I haven't tried it yet, but I was told that urethane windshield sealer works great.
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Look for an industrial supply store in your area. We have West Michigan Rubber here, they can get just about anything you want. I'm kind of curious about ice and snow shield for roofing. It's not a tar paper, more like a rubber and it has adhesive on one side that would grip about anything. It will peel off and any remnants should come clean with wax and grease remover. If you know anyone that does roofing you should be able to get a couple of scrap pieces cheap or free.
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Idk about removability, but its fairly cheap and a waterproof..
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Old October 30th, 2010, 01:14 PM   #13
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this stuff sounds interesting, thinking there could be alot of uses for it...I'm assuming its fairly thin, any idea of the thickness? Can this be found at places like Home Depot or Menards?
We get it at Home Depot, but it's like $100/roll and there is a lot of it. I do think it could work for this though. I would say it's about 1/8" thick. GAF stormgaurd has the rubber on one side.

Don't use RTV if you ever plan on removing it. I have seen aftermath pictures of that where it pulled the body panels out with it, leaving them bowed pretty bad.

LuckyCharm, you live by 131 right? I go by there daily and could bring you a few feet of it if you want to try it.
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