I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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I have always liked it as well Jim.....other side to do today....much the same work will be needed. One good thing (grabbing at anything positive in desperation :) ) that the feathering/rust on the seal edges is slightly less on that side.
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6, a AX'er & another Activer'er (2ltr)

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All done now.

I treated and painted the right side in the same way as the left.

Opened the seams with a thin screwdriver, used a thin scrapper blade to aid the capillary action to get the rust killer liquid in, filled those seams with ACF50, wiped off excess, painted with zinc primer, gray primer, Satin black to finish as a Mk1 type "flying roof......... filled the window seals with Bilt&Hamber S50 box section wax (thin) , used finger pressure to close up/tighten the seals, applied B&H S50 to the seams and then fitted the seals. Cleaned up the S50 that was pushed out with petrol on a rag.
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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Excellent work Alisdair, now Jim knows how to do it :-D
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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Bilt & Hamber Fall-Out remover.
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Each speck is a tiny particle of metal from the grinding/sanding I did on the window seams....always amuses me just how much "dust" it makes and how far it travels in the air. It ruins paint and glass and is best removed. This was AFTER a jet wash !....it sticks like glue to paint/glass as it corrodes and you really cannot see it as it is so miniscule.



Double bubble cleaning also completed.
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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(I've next to no detailer type qualities!) is that "fallout" the sort of thing that "claying" the paintwork lifts?
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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No, it is a liquid spray, it activates ferrous metals, lifts them and allows it to be washed away.....also used to clear brake dust etc.
Clay Bars are used (only after a VERY good wash down or two and rinse) to cleanse the surface of micro contaminants by trapping them in the fine clay as it is moved over the surface (wetted with water). The results of a good clay bar application are remarkable and are imperative before a machine "cut & polish".
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6,a 2Ltr TCTeerr and an AXerr

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Field Recovery version of the AX
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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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Needs a flashing amber light on her roof ;)
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