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  2. “I purchased the diamond clear to use on my wheels on a 77 El Camino. The wheels were chemically stripped and the outer wheel was sanded and polished to an almost mirror shine (as good as my patience would allow), the center of the wheels were base coat and clear coat with standard two stage paint system. I reduced the diamond clear the full 30% for spraying. The clear was wet sanded after 2 days with 2000 grit and then compounded with a wool disc at 1500 rpm. In the end the wheels turned out very good!” -Tim G DiamondFinish Clear
  3. BlackTop is a permanent, moisture-cured, UV stable coating primarily used for topcoating surfaces previously sealed with RustSeal or any other paint/primer application. BlackTop is a high performance protective coating specifically formulated to withstand dulling and fading caused by prolonged sunlight exposure.
  4. KBS Coatings

    Paint saver

    For KBS Paint Saver, you can simply hold the end of the straw up near your ear and depress the spray tip. If you hear air coming out, it is not done and you can continue using it to preserve your coatings. Please let us know if that helps and if you have any additional questions.
  5. Bsud

    Paint saver

    Ok I know this may sound stupid, but with the can of paint saver being so light and just Gas, how do you know when the can is empty?
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  8. “Redid the engine compartment, (without removing the engine) on my 1969 Camaro using Motor Coater. The gloss is amazing! It has never looked better in the 25 years I've owned it. -Mike D
  9. “I sprayed 3 coats of KBS Gloss Black Motor Coater allowing each coat to fully cure and scuffing with a red scotch brite pad between coats to get a fairly smooth surface. Finally, I sprayed 3 coats of KBS Diamond Clear. I’m super happy with the results!” -Jamie P
  10. KBS Coatings

    how to liquiify the tank sealer after setting up-hardening

    Once the KBS Tank Sealer is completely cured, no solvents will touch it. KBS Strip can be used to remove it but if you do the tank sealing process correctly, there will be absolutely no reason to remove it. Tank Sealer will seal up pinholes (tip of pin) and if you have holes larger than pinholes, plug the holes first from the outside with NuMetal Epoxy Putty of KBS Patch first and then do the KBS 3-Step Tank Sealing System on the inside of the tank. Your Success is Extremely Important To Us! We want your project to be a complete success so please be sure to read through carefully the following documents which will ensure your success using KBS Coatings. Tank Sealer Directions: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer-directions.html Tank Sealer: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer.html Tank Sealer Kits: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealers.html Tank Sealer Application Videos: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/instructional-videos.html#ts Tank Sealer Flow Chart: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer-flow-chart.html Tank Sealer How-To Section: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/how-to-sealing-gas-tank.html Tank Sealer Fix-It Guides found here: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/fix-it-guide-tank-sealer.html Please let us know if that helps and if you have any additional questions. Thanks for choosing KBS Coatings.
  11. KBS Coatings

    Resealing a previously sealed tank

    Go ahead and strip out the kreem with MEK. Get all of the kreem out and then you can proceed to the KBS 3-Step Tank Sealing System. KBS Tank Sealer is not brittle and will not shatter delaminate if the tank is hit or dropped. Your Success is Extremely Important To Us! We want your project to be a complete success so please be sure to read through carefully the following documents which will ensure your success using KBS Coatings. Tank Sealer Directions: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer-directions.html Tank Sealer: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer.html Tank Sealer Kits: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealers.html Tank Sealer Application Videos: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/instructional-videos.html#ts Tank Sealer Flow Chart: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer-flow-chart.html Tank Sealer How-To Section: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/how-to-sealing-gas-tank.html Tank Sealer Fix-It Guides found here: https://www.kbs-coatings.com/fix-it-guide-tank-sealer.html Please let us know what size the tank is and we can recommend an exact kit for you to grab. Thanks for contacting KBS Coatings.
  12. Hi, What solvent could I use to re-liquify the tank sealant, in case I needed to seal a pin hole or some other reason
  13. toddb@toddbailey.net

    Resealing a previously sealed tank

    I need to reseal a tank, the first time I used a brittle product named kreem. It worked ok until I dropped the tank and the liner basically shattered. suggestions?
  14. KBS Coatings

    Heat limits of Rust Seal

    RustSeal is good up to 600F, so 400F would be no problem at all. Please be sure to check out the complete RustSeal Directions and let us know if we can assist you in any other way.
  15. po18guy

    Heat limits of Rust Seal

    Wondering how much heat Rust Seal will tolerate. Am re-doing re-packable motorcycle mufflers and thinking about coating the internal baffle with Rust Seal. Otherwise, I can use the Xtreme Hi-Temp coatings that I have. Just thought that Rust Seal due to its consistency, might be a little more tenacious if it would tolerate say, 400º Thank you!
  16. po18guy

    Primer>Color>clear?

    Thank you very much! I will bear in mind that the zinc primer is a high-temp coating by itself. For anyone reading, this is a pair of Cobra F1 slip-on mufflers that have been on the bike since 2000. They are a steel "mid-pipe/baffle assembly" with an alloy canister riveted over the back half. Other than the internal fiberglass needing a re-pack, I found them in great shape internally, with only surface rust. I wire-wheeled and used RustBlast on the steel baffles and they look great. The Xtreme zinc primer will help them last another 18 years, I'm sure.
  17. KBS Coatings

    Primer>Color>clear?

    Yes, scuff the surface and then clean well with KBS Klean. Then apply XTC Primer and XTC in thin coats. You can absolutely apply 1-2 coats of each (XTC Primer, XTC Jet Black and XTC Clear). Please be sure to read carefully the XTC Primer Directions and the XTC Directions. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  18. I am re-doing a pair of motorcycle mufflers that have some form of very hard, hi-temp factory coating that has lasted 18 years. Rather than strip them completely, I plan to rough the surface up (60-80 grit) and spray over it, since the original coating (whatever it is) has very strong adhesion. Here's my question: I am going to prime with the zinc XTC primer, then coat over that with XTC black, and then XTC clear over the black. Do I risk a too-thick coating that might peel or flake? Single coat of each, or is there the flexibility for 2 coats of each? Thank you very much.
  19. Jorts

    After Rust Blast, how much is too much rust?

    Thanks, will report back.
  20. KBS Coatings

    After Rust Blast, how much is too much rust?

    Thank you for the pictures. As you can see from the pictures, the Tank Sealer micro bubbled where it was too thick. We very clearly advise against letting the Tank Sealer puddle or get thick in areas in our directions. If the design of the tank makes complete draining difficult, rotate the tank very frequently into different positions during this time to help minimize excess accumulation in any single area. You can rotate the tank for up to 8 hours. Foaming & bubbling are signs of excessive Sealer accumulation and gas entrapment due to ineffective drainage. At this point, let the Tank Sealer cure for 2 weeks or so and then take a wire coat hanger, unfold it and poke those areas to be sure they have hardened up and are not soft. As long as the Tank Sealer has hardened up, you should be good. Please let us know if that helps and if you have any additional questions.
  21. Jorts

    After Rust Blast, how much is too much rust?

    Hi, Some faces look great, others not so much. I was careful to not shake or whip the sealer, but it looks like some air bubbles were introduced while I was gently tumbling the tank. Will these be an issue? I was also careful to not let the sealer puddle, but I'm not sure I could have avoided these drips. You can see some of the drips have dried into a sort of wrinkle. As far as I can tell, the sealant that contains these bubbles and wrinkles is rigid and providing full coverage. Outside temperature was low 70's and I did this under shade if that makes a difference. Thanks
  22. KBS Coatings

    Custom Paint

    Yes, you can prep and coat your chassis with the Frame Coater Kit or the All-In-One Chassis Coater Kit. If the frame will see sunlight, it is best to use the All-In-One Chassis Coater Kit because it contains BlackTop which is a UV stable solid color top coat. You can coat over RustSeal with a custom body paint. There are three effective ways to topcoat RustSeal (with BlackTop, KBS Top Coater, KBS MAXX or other solid color top coat paints) effectively so that the coatings bond and fuse together. Please choose the one that works for your project. 1) Apply your top coat once the second or final coat of RustSeal is dry-to-the-touch and does not leave a fingerprint (usually 3-6 hours depending on temperature and humidity). 2) Let the second or final coat of RustSeal fully cure (at least 24 hours), scuff the RustSeal with 320 grit, then apply your top coat. 3) Let the second or final coat of RustSeal fully cure (at least 24 hours), dust the RustSeal with Fusion Self-Etching Primer, let the Fusion cure for 30 minutes, then apply your top coat. Please let us know if that helps and if you have any additional questions.
  23. Randy

    Custom Paint

    can I use top coat frame kit on my chassis and still use custom paint on my car body? will the custom paint bother the top coat system on my frame?
  24. KBS Coatings

    Sealing a previously sealed aluminum tank

    If you put fuel in the tank needs to be cleaned really well on the inside with KBS Klean (remove all fuel residue) and then rinsed and allowed to get bone dry before applying the KBS Fusion. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.
  25. Jimmy Mc

    Sealing a previously sealed aluminum tank

    What if fuel has been in the tanks after I initially sealed them the first time?. Can I still use the fusion and then the sealer?
  26. KBS Coatings

    Sealing a previously sealed aluminum tank

    Tank Sealer does not stick well to itself. If you want to seal the tank again, you can pour some KBS Fusion in the tank (that has been sealed but has not had fuel put in it), roll the tank around so that all sides are evenly coated and then drain out the excess KBS Fusion. Let the KBS Fusion cure overnight before putting the next coat of Tank Sealer in the tank. Always remember to never let the Tank Sealer puddle of get thick. Please be sure to study well the complete Tank Sealer Directions. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  27. KBS Coatings

    After Rust Blast, how much is too much rust?

    We are looking forward to seeing your results. Please do not let the Tank Sealer puddle. That is the key!
  28. Jorts

    After Rust Blast, how much is too much rust?

    Thanks again for your responsiveness. I am going to seal the tank and will follow up with results.
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