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Old 12-30-2009, 12:08 AM
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Forgot to mention if it was hot brake fluid it will tear it up even faster.
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:12 AM
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Well the truck was runnin down the road at 50 or so, caliper grinding away at the rotor, so.....great!! lol
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:30 AM
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The road salt tends to freeze up the calipers. Never had a problem down here in Florida with calipers.
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:40 AM
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That would make sense. Salt messes up everything! I'll try the WD-40 as mentioned before on a small spot tomorrow and see. Otherwise I'm not sure what plan B is yet
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Old 12-30-2009, 01:03 AM
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If it hasn't gotten too much into the paint you may beable to re-clear it.

You have a black truck the hardest paint colour to fix. It is why so many company trucks are blah white it is easy to fix.

I used brake fluid to strip the paint off of a old 1980s hood on a truck I was restoring it worked good

I tried commercial paint stripper didn't work tried new brake fluid that worked but keep in mind paint used in the 1980s wasn't as hard as what is used today.
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Old 12-30-2009, 08:53 AM
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Just my luck of course!! so upset, wasnt much I could do though and I honestly didnt know it all happened for a while. Sure I felt the brakes were tough but nothing to this extent. We ll give the wd-40 a shot!
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Old 12-30-2009, 04:33 PM
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Well anything can be fixed just a pain in the azz thou.
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Old 12-31-2009, 03:13 AM
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Not sure if this has been mentioned and I'm sorry to break the bad news but brake fluid is actually a low-grade type of paint thinner,
something most folks don't realize but brake fluid works almost like turpentine in ways so what you're seeing is the effects of that and ...

You might try some Turtle wax and lots of rubbing and buffing, but...

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I used brake fluid to strip the paint off of a old 1980s hood on a truck I was restoring it worked good
Yeah...
I'll bet it did
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