POR-15 painting the valley
After 4 hours of cleaning the valley (simple green, more simple green, grinding out dirt between crevices with screwdriver, more simple green, more shopvac-ing, more simple green, marine clean, & metal prep) here is a shot of the first coat of POR-15. This stuff seems to go on very thin and needs several strokes as it dries to get a nice painted pattern with no drips.
POR-15 is a rust proofing/rust preventing paint. This area of the DeLorean can retain water or coolant (should there be a leak) which will eat through the block. Very bad stuff. Thus, why it is referred to as the ‘valley of death’.
Second coat goes on tomorrow, yay, then this part is DONE.