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Old 04-21-2011, 06:17 PM
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Ok so I love my new truck!!! And now I want to do my best to prevent any issues with her. Have any of you done any under coating? If so what did you use? And where did you get it done? Thanks!!!
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Yup, I have my sprayed annually with Krown rustproofing. The entire underside plus inside all door panels, rear panels,etc. They even spray under the bed liner. The cost is $130 annually. Cheap protection IMHO.
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did an auto body shop do it? or just a garage?
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Neither, they are separate franchises. You can get more information from their website at krown.com. Unfortunately I believe they only operate in Canada. If you are ever up this way I highly recommend having yours sprayed.
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Long Island has a shop that undercoats

http://www.coachautobodyrepairs.com/...ercoating.html
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I went to Ziebarts and had rustproofing done. It is supposed to be a rust proof chemical that bonds to the metal surfaces and is sprayed on the panels underneath, inside the doors, and inside some other panels (haha...not sure the details) then they do a separate spray of a black coating on the underside of the truck. It is warrantied for 10 years as long as you come back every year for them to check inside the panels and re-spay underneath.
I've been really happy with it. I can't say if it is the best product or anything, but it seemed to be the best option I had available and it has treated me well.
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I got the dealer supported diamond kote spray on undercoating. It's hard and black on the frame, and it's a waxy coloured clear around the gas tank, tail gate and other places that aren't the undercarriage. I do like the fact that it doesn't drip or ooze out, however, they did get a bit of overspray on a couple panels of my truck which really annoyed me (I am sure they could have taped it off better and some dealers probably take better care than others). It' not bad, but I'll probably start putting the burnt oil to it after a couple of years. I feel that in my case it was more of a money grab than an attempt to do a good job of undercoating.
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+1 for Krown oil spray once each year
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How much should I pay for rustproofing and undercoating? My dealer wants $995.
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Go somewhere else. I paid $130 - $150 ish for Krown here. (its awesome) Any dealer undercoating I have encountered is a ripoff. They use a good product (not as good as Krowns) but they don't take the time to put it where you need it. Find a good independent to do it. Check with a reputable body shop they will refer you to someone who does a good job.
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