Undercoating on a Powerboost?

70Mach1

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I live in New England and I’m planning on keeping the truck for a while so I am looking at undercoating. My local linex dealer offers this valugard. Linex does not own it but recommends it and has a 10yr salt test currently running on it with no breakdown. The cost is fairly cheap just above $400 and this includes wheel wells.

Any issues with undercoating the truck considering the battery?

https://valugard.net/
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I live in New England and I’m planning on keeping the truck for a while so I am looking at undercoating. My local linex dealer offers this valugard. Linex does not own it but recommends it and has a 10yr salt test currently running on it with no breakdown. The cost is fairly cheap just above $400 and this includes wheel wells.

Any issues with undercoating the truck considering the battery?

https://valugard.net/
I've never heard of any good coming from undercoating sealants post-manufacturer. It locks in any moisture that happens to get trapped against the body, and accelerates the rusting. Even worse is the coating looks good, but you can't see the damage being done underneath. IMO a good coating of Fluid Film once a year before the winter will perform great, with less costs.
 
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I've never heard of any good coming from undercoating sealants post-manufacturer. It locks in any moisture that happens to get trapped against the body, and accelerates the rusting. Even worse is the coating looks good, but you can't see the damage being done underneath. IMO a good coating of Fluid Film once a year before the winter will perform great, with less costs.
Do you coat yourself straight from the can?
 

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Do you coat yourself straight from the can?
Yes I've always done it myself. You can use a spray can, but its much easier IMO to get a gallon of fluid film (or comparable product), and a spray gun (air compressor). Makes it very easy to get good coverage underneath. You can certainly use the cans, but it would just take longer. There's also companies that will do it for you, but I find the couple hours a year it takes to apply the film isn't worth taking it to a shop.
 
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