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      03-07-2013, 06:11 PM   #1392
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Originally Posted by gtabfknkdnme View Post
i think a dremel would be perfect because it's such a small area that i need to trim. i need to coat that exposed metal with something to prevent rusting too-then finish it off with some touch up paint.

any suggestions on what to lay down on the exposed metal before i put the touch up paint on?
A good automotive finish primer should do the trick. Back in the day, we used zinc chromate, kind of a greenish-yellow stuff, that really prevented corrosion. But I'd look at either an auto parts store or see if a good body shop will sell you a small amount of whatever they use. They might just give you a little bottle of the stuff or tell you where to buy some.
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