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Eastwood Chassis Black Paint Satin Aerosol 14 oz is rated 4.194805194805195 out of 5 by 77.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really nice finish Using this on the frame and underside of my '76 Gran Torino. Applies easily (DO NOT USE OVER SELF-ETCHING PRIMER!!!!!) and looks great! Let's hope it hold up in the real world....
Date published: 2015-06-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not as good as it used to be. I've used this product for 25 years. It seems like the quality and solids content have steadily fallen. I used it recently for the last time. It doesn't have the claimed chip resistance, chemical tolerance or adhesion, and this is over a sandblasted and epoxy primed surface. Even several weeks after it's applied, brake parts cleaner will remove it right down to the primer with no effort. For amatuer work it's ok, but why go to the time and trouble to do a frame off restoration and use such a low quality coating? Go with 2K black, it's well worth the additional cost.
Date published: 2012-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Paint - if you can use it all (nozzle problems) I've used this stuff for over 12 years. I did my '68 Camaro in 2001 and it still looks great and is tough as nails. Lots of material in spray, nice flow, great coverage. I still use it for my projects. My only issue is if I don't use the whole can the same day, when using a partial can a few days or weeks later the tip clogs so easily I rarely finish using the entire can. I can't tell you how many 1/2 used cans end up in the trash. I know how to 'flush' a nozzle and I don't have this issue with other brands. Eastwood needs a high quality delivery system to match the high quality paint.
Date published: 2012-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Coating, as always! Have used this stuff sporadically for years and never fails to satisfy. Bead-blasted all four 54 F-100 brake backing plates to bare metal for shoe-contact repairs and wanted to add coating. Knowing Self-etch primers aren't allowed with CB and not wanting to diddle with other primers, just sprayed in onto the bare metal per directions. Sprays nicely (dunno what others are talking about with leaky cans), dries hard and nicely glossy (not too glossy), and noticed no signs of lousy adhesion during installation 1.5 weeks later (winter ~53 degrees out). PERFECT coating for my brake job since product descriptive notes resistance to brake fluid. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2012-01-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product I use over Rust Encapsulator on frame and parts for a 1968 Corvette that I'm restoring. It looks great and is super tough. I can just about guarantee that the negative reviews come from people who didn't prepare the surface properly, or didn't follow directions, or tried to use Chassis Black over a self-etching primer. It requires a minimum of 2 coats to look good, and you must wait at least 24 hours between coats. I can't speak to any other applications, but on sandblasted bare metal or over Rust Encapsulator it works great
Date published: 2011-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looking Good I recently did my frame with it. Came out great. A friend of mine swore I had frame powder coated. No, Just 2 coats of Chassis Black over 2 coats of Rust Encapsulator. Prep work is the key. Make sure everything is clean.
Date published: 2016-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Durable easy to use paiint I've used this paint in years past on other restorations. The rattle cans lay down a nice smooth finish with a fan spray nozzle that looks right on most chassis parts and frames. I've not had any trouble with clogging either. It dries reasonably quickly and is very durable after it completely dries. It's convenient in that you don't have to crank up the compressor and dirty up the spray gun for small jobs. I used 5 and a half cans on a Corvette frame, but will probably use another couple of cans on miscellaneous pieces. To me, this paint is more than adequate for use on a collector car that's driven and enjoyed.
Date published: 2012-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product The finish of this product is as good as factory finishes. I spray it over a good coat of primer and I haven't had any problems with scratching as others have. My only complaint is the drying time is very long. I too have had 2 of eight cans plug up but I found that the product needs to be shook for a long time before using and frequently during use. I have used it on all my 64 T-bird front suspension and will use it on the rear suspension also. On rusted parts I use Rust Encapsulator first then Chassis black for the top coat for a very tough finished product.
Date published: 2013-11-06
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I have sanded down frame to bare metal and primed with a rustoleum sandable primer. Can I apply chassis black on this prep or do I need to use other primer prep before I spray

Asked by: Dye39
We only recommend using this over our Extreme chassis primer. Rustoleum unfortunately isn't really automotive grade paint.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-08-17

My frame was cleaned some time ago and now has light surface/flash rust! Will this work as a direct coat!

Asked by: smith8833
You will need to use the Rust Encapsulator first, or chemically treat the rust before applying the chassis paint.
Answered by: KHoffnagle
Date published: 2016-06-20

What steps do I need to take to re-coat chassis black after several days curing?

Asked by: don61
You will want to scuff the paint with a red scuff pad and then tack it off. Then you are ready to go.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-04-06

Does this need a top coat if used on bumpers

Asked by: waldo
This product will not require a top coat if used on a bumper.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-03-29

If I am spraying this over an epoxy primer how long should I wait before spraying the chassis black. 

Asked by: nova72
Just observe the flash times of the primer before you top coat with this Chassis black.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-03-16

is this ready to spray , or do you need a solvent to spray gun , and what pressure should the gun be at

Asked by: johns
This can be sprayed right out of the can with a conventional HVLP spray gun with a 1.4 tip @ 25-30 PSI.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2015-07-09

Can it be applied with brush and roller?

Asked by: Bad Taters
We do not recommend using a brush or roller, it will remain streaky
Answered by: SeanA
Date published: 2015-05-21

I am chemically removing the rust from my chassis parts.  They will be bare metal when finished.  Do I need a primer under the Chassis Black paint, or can/should I shoot right over bare metal?  

Asked by: Bmac12
You can shoot right over the bare metal with the OG chassis black
Answered by: SeanA
Date published: 2015-04-17
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EW Chassis Black Satin Aerosol 14 oz

Item #10025Z

Original long-lasting formula resists chips, corrosion, temps to 300°F

Details

Chassis Black Satin is the perfect chassis paint at the perfect price for any undercarriage component.

  • Resists corrosion, chips and scratches
  • Chassis Black also resists brake fluid, fuel and solvents
  • UV-resistant
  • Undercoating matches OEM finish
  • Apply multiple coats without lifting

Not glossy, not dull, just right! Authentic 60-70% gloss undercoating looks great on suspension parts and frame. Tough, long-lasting auto chassis paint resists chips, corrosion and temperatures up to 300°F, so it's perfect for the value-conscious enthusiast who wants a factory-fresh look from one of the best chassis paints, while staying within a budget.

Note: This paint can not be applied over top of self-etching primers.

"This paint is great. I've used it in restoring my 1970 Chevelle and the paint is everything it is claimed to be and more." — Barstow, CA


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About EW Chassis Black Satin Aerosol 14 oz

Eastwood’s Chassis Black Satin is formulated to provide you with the right sheen, durability and long lasting great looks. Its 60-70% gloss level is correct for many factory restorations or use in a custom application. Ideal for frames, suspension components, roll bars, differentials, floor boards and much more. Fortified with high solids and epoxy, Chassis Black resists chips, UV rays and high temperatures up to 300°F. One aerosol can covers approximately 8 square feet. Buy 3 or more and save!


Contents

One 15 oz. aerosol can covers 8 Sq. ft, Max Temp 300F. Average car needs 3 to 5 cans.


Warranty

Made in the USA. 30 Day Eastwood Warranty. QUANTITY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR THIS ITEM


Application

Ensure surface is clean, prior painting. Chassis Black can be applied over bare metal or old paint. To ensure good adhesion, scuff the old paint with 320 grit abrasive. DO NOT USE OVER SELF-ETCHING PRIMERS. Apply to surface about 8-10 inches from surface. It’s better to apply several light coats than one heavy coat. Ideal conditions 70°F to 90F° at 50% humidity. Conditions will affect dry times. Apply several light coats until hiding is achieved. Allow at 15-20 minutes between each coat. Full cure time is 24-36 hours depending on conditions. If recoating after 36 hours, scuff surface with 320 grit abrasive.


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