Rust in steel frame issue?-
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Aug 2007

    Rust in steel frame issue?

    Got some rust in the BB shell of my chromag surface steel frame.
    Here is a picture.
    Is it a bug issue?
    And what product/method can I use to get rid of it?
    Thanks heaps!
    Rust in steel frame issue?-img_0946.jpg

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Feldybikes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    By issue, do you mean, "is my frame about to rust through?" Then I'd say no, not an issue. I'd say it's time to spray some framesaver/boeshield/rust inhibitor of your choice in there (hell, has anyone tried WD 40?)

    I drill drain/vent holes in the bottom of my bottom bracket shells. Then again, I live where the trail is usually dry and the air is dry, too. This is a matter of open debate. Not necessarily recommending it, but it's an option.

  3. #3
    Rent this space for $
    Reputation: Oh My Sack!'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    I'd wire brush the loose stuff, clean it out, then dose it with one of the above mentioned products. I use CorrosionX HD Marine. It's a product I have used for years for extensive applications on boats in the nasty saltwater marine environment. It works very well for frame applications. I dosed my Karate Monkey frame when it was brand new by spraying it into all the tubing drain holes and BB and orienting the frame so that it would run throughout the interior of the tubing.

Similar Threads

  1. Removing rust from steel frame interior
    By disease in forum Vintage, Retro, Classic
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 03-13-2015, 04:34 PM
  2. Maintaining Steel Frames (Rust Prevention)
    By maxwolfie in forum Bike and Frame discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-26-2015, 06:50 PM
  3. Anti-rust treatment for steel
    By solitone in forum Frame Building
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-19-2013, 01:01 PM
  4. Maintanance of steel and rust?
    By tangaroo in forum Fat bikes
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 11-02-2012, 08:42 AM
  5. Steel Frame & Rust
    By lostinNH in forum Bike and Frame discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-03-2011, 04:25 PM

Members who have read this thread: 2

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts




© Copyright 2019 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.