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Old 11/02/2014, 11:03 PM   #1
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Drive Shaft Restoration

I am planning on restoring my drive shaft using the awesome write up that Marty had shared in the restoration reference section. I don't think I can ever get the results that Marty achieved, but hopefully,if it turns out 1/2 way decent I will be happy. Here's the link to the original write-up.

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My question is that instead of doing the Evaprorust removal treatment, can I just get it sandblasted and then sand it down till the finish is smooth? Or would sand blasting usually leave the surface too rough with that grayish finish?

Any suggestions? thanks.
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Old 11/03/2014, 07:35 AM   #2
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I would not recommend bead blasting it would require more sanding than if you just sanded the rust off. There are other products like Evaporust on the market. It will require 2 gallons. I would get all of the other parts you would like a bare metal finish on ready and do them while you have the solution. It will only last a month or two once you start using it. Post pictures of your progress.
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Old 11/03/2014, 10:45 AM   #3
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Thanks Marty. Appreciate the info. I already bought the Evaporust, but was concerned about the disposal. Anyways, I think I will go for it and keep you updated as to the progress.
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Old 11/03/2014, 11:04 AM   #4
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Evaporust is super safe, you can put your hands in it. When you are done you can pour it down the drain or put it on your yard.

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Old 11/03/2014, 11:27 AM   #5
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Evaporust is super safe, you can put your hands in it. When you are done you can pour it down the drain or put it on your yard.
Well heck, can you make a Martini using it????
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Old 11/03/2014, 05:28 PM   #6
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Well heck, can you make a Martini using it????
I wouldn't, I think it would put a new meaning to "Cleaning out the pipes"!!!!!!!

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Old 11/04/2014, 08:24 PM   #7
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I highly recommend it. I used it on mine and it took almost all rust off. Bonus on my end was the original paint stripes were still visible

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Old 11/05/2014, 05:50 AM   #8
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Here are a few more parts done with Evaporust and Bowshield protectant.
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Old 11/05/2014, 10:12 AM   #9
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Pretty, pretty, pretty!!!
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