Shot Blasting Under Chassis - with body still on?

mattnj Feb 23, 2015

  1. mattnj

    mattnj New Member I am in uk

    Both my 100 v8 and 70 2.4td are scabby underneath, I have a car ramp and a total loss shot blaster (and a big compressor) is it a good or bad idea to be waving that around under the cars and attempting to blast say the axles/roll bars etc with everything in place before I get the Dinitrol out? Im not really sure if I am going to regret it and end up with shot/sand in every nook and cranny....

    Although probably no worse than running one in a desert....or down a beach as im sure some people do!

    Getting the wire brush in there on an Angle grinder just looks too awkward to me.
  2. Chris

    Chris Super Moderator Supporter I am in europe

    Shotblast, no I would say not. Too aggressive for all sorts of part. Soda blast or maybe sand perhaps, but having been a shotblaster for some time, I'd be concerned. But then it all depends on the equipment. It's a very aggressive process.
  3. warrenpfo

    warrenpfo Well-Known Member

    You could try dry ice, has great results
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