- Sep 19, 2020
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- Smithville, Texas
I thought the instructions on the Fluid film said to spray after connections are made. If I spray it directly into the connections on the outboard like the CDI unit for example would I need to remove the Fluid film afterwards? Will it interfere with current flow?Stick with the Fluid Film.
Don't use Isopropyl alcohol anywhere near Lexan or plexiglass (or your eyeglasses). It will remove protective coatings and can cause fracturing of some plastics.
Windex (blue) is an awesome cleaner around boats, wires, connectors.
Once the gold plating is gone the base metal will deteriorate quickly in electrical connectors. When you spray Fluid Film into an electrical connection that has corrosion, it will bubble and get the corrosion out of the way. Fluid Film is food safe and is perfect for boats. Use it on your hydraulic rams to keep rust off that can ruin seals.
If you must substitute for Fluid Film, try LPS-1 for penetrant / lube, LPS-3 for sealing
For stuck metal that has corrosion, use iodine (povodone 10% topical usp is good), and it can be in your first aid kit.
It has worked awesome keeping corrosion at bay. When I first got the 1992 Yamaha there was a couple of small spots on the head that had no paint and corrosion setting in as well as some bolts corroded. Fluid film stopped it in its tracks.The only problem I have with it is it stays sticky. I have to be careful hooking and unhooking the trailer because I have the stuff inside my receiver, on the ball , the trailer jack and hitch itself. Is there anything that forms a dry corrosion protected coating?