How to Fluid Film your truck

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I suppose there is really no bad choice between ff and ww.I am thinking of going with the black unless someone can tell me a reason why i should not use the black?Probably going to use ww black.The ff black is not that easy to find.amazon has 6 cans of ww black w/wand for 75 bucks,is that a decent price?where can i get a good price on just the cans of ww black?amazon only sells it with the wand.thanx in adv. rust free dudes...
 

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I suppose there is really no bad choice between ff and ww.I am thinking of going with the black unless someone can tell me a reason why i should not use the black?Probably going to use ww black.The ff black is not that easy to find.amazon has 6 cans of ww black w/wand for 75 bucks,is that a decent price?where can i get a good price on just the cans of ww black?amazon only sells it with the wand.thanx in adv. rust free dudes...

Honestly either will serve you well in preserving your truck. The best way to order WW is to go to https://www.kellsportproducts.com/ and order it directly from them.

As for the black, I personally wouldn't do the entire undercarriage with the black. Its going to be an absolute mess for anyone working under there. I used the black on the rear axle because it can be seen from behind the truck and it looks like I just painted it.
 

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I put the black wool wax on my truck this time, doesn't have the smell as fluid film and a bit thicker, time will tell how well it holds up.
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I put the black wool wax on my truck this time, doesn't have the smell as fluid film and a bit thicker, time will tell how well it holds up.
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Looks great!

I'm really liking Woolwax, everywhere I sprayed it on my truck back in October its still there and basically looks undisturbed. Looks like it's a great product.
 

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Woolwax after 2.5 months. This is the frame right before the lower rear control arm, usually a spot I have to touch up mid winter. Looks really good, I'm impressed so far.
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Q: re: rocker panel access on my 04.I do not have access plugs on the bottom of my rockers.will i be able to get ww to completely cover inside of rockers from the access holes accessable from underneath on the side?I think there are 4 or 5 on each sd..Also all access holes on pass. sd. have some tape over the holes and the dr. sd. has nothing covering holes.im thinking of using magnets to cover the holes after ww.do you think this would work or should i try to find some plugs or maybe just clean well and put some gorilla tape over the access holes?
 

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Q: re: rocker panel access on my 04.I do not have access plugs on the bottom of my rockers.will i be able to get ww to completely cover inside of rockers from the access holes accessable from underneath on the side?I think there are 4 or 5 on each sd..Also all access holes on pass. sd. have some tape over the holes and the dr. sd. has nothing covering holes.im thinking of using magnets to cover the holes after ww.do you think this would work or should i try to find some plugs or maybe just clean well and put some gorilla tape over the access holes?

Yeah that should work.

I believe on the 3rd gens that’s the only access to the rockers...
 

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I gave my truck a complete treatment with fluid film this week. Used about a half gallon total. Hope I didn't miss a spot!

Took me about 7 - 8 hours total and I haven't even cleaned up yet. I don't think I'll be doing such a thorough job every year - just too much work. And dirty, messy job, too. But maybe I'll give it a basic coverage every year and hit some of the more difficult to access areas every few years on a rotating basis.

After applying it, I have pretty good confidence it is going to work well at protecting the steel.
 

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I gave my truck a complete treatment with fluid film this week. Used about a half gallon total. Hope I didn't miss a spot!

Took me about 7 - 8 hours total and I haven't even cleaned up yet. I don't think I'll be doing such a thorough job every year - just too much work. And dirty, messy job, too. But maybe I'll give it a basic coverage every year and hit some of the more difficult to access areas every few years on a rotating basis.

After applying it, I have pretty good confidence it is going to work well at protecting the steel.
Yeah the first time is the absolute worst job to do. It takes forever and you get covered in it. Trust me tho, its 100% worth doing if you plan on keeping your truck.

It does get easier year after year. After treating my truck annually for 5 years, this year it literally took me a half hour to touch up the high wash areas. Everywhere else had a nice thick layer of FF.
 
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