Trunk Channel Mildew

Discussion in 'Exterior and Interior' started by Mr.Eman, May 15, 2014.

  1. Mr.Eman

    Mr.Eman New Member

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    I finally had the opportunity to clean and detail the exterior of my Stang this past weekend. When I got to the trunk I found the channel had a some seriously bad mildew in the corners closest to to the rear window. When I started cleaning it out the paint started flaking off. I'm going to have to re-paint but first I'll have to make sure all the mildew is gone. Is there a good product for this? Should I just use a bleach/water solution and a stiff brush?

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  2. ttocs

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    if your going to sand it I would hit it with some 220-320 grit and not worry about products.
     
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    There is a filler that's put there from the factory. Some cars mildew worse that others.
     
  4. Tally_4.6

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    Be mindful of the trunk channels and the factory sealer, or you might get what i have.


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  5. ttocs

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    that's not a big deal. Found the same thing under a bracket under the fender. Sand it and hit it with some rust preventative paint.
     
  6. Tally_4.6

    Tally_4.6 Well-Known Member

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    It is to me.

    More BS to deal with and it's not something i can take care of.
     
  7. ttocs

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    you could make a good dent in the damage now with a quick sand/paint.
     
  8. Mr.Eman

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    I'm trying to avoid what Tally has going on.

    I'll give it a good sanding once I get some paint.