protection. A 10 mil wet film thickness is required to
obtain a minimum five mil dry film thickness. If
holes A and B and spray in all directions. Plug holes.
needed, the vehicle can be resprayed to reach proper
b. Spraying Pressure. The rustproofing compound
(1) Insert long rigid tool into each stake pocket.
should be applied to sheet metal and structural
Spray while slowly withdrawing tool. Two passes may be
members in even coats. Spraying pressure should be as
required to complete coverage of each pocket.
low as possible while maintaining an even spray pattern.
(2) Use 90 degree short tool to spray the
An acceptable starting point is 40 psi (276 kPa), but
interior surfaces of the rubrail (underneath the ledge),
adjustments may have to be made due to temperature
on sides, front, and tailgate.
changes and differences in rustproofing compound.
Using too much pressure will waste compound by
(3) Use flexible tool to completely cover under-
causing overspray and excessively thick coatings.
body of cargo bed.
Figure 8-3. Rustproofing Tailgate (M352AC).
Figure 8-4. Rustproofing Cargo Body,