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    Default is there a rubber kind of flexible durable paint that I could dip leaf springs into?

    sorry if its a stupid question. Was just trying to help these leaf springs last in the salt water.

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    Default Re: is there a rubber kind of flexible durable paint that I could dip leaf springs into?

    I thought about that question 30 years ago and used a coating from a machine shop that was used to coat machined threads on bolts so they wouldn't get damaged in shipping. I can't remember what the material was called but if you can find a machine shop they would know what it is. All I remember was it dried like a plastic coating.

    By the way the springs will last forever . It's the metal fittings that hold the springs together that will go first.
    Last edited by 1BIGALF; 05-09-2014 at 08:31 PM.

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    Default Re: is there a rubber kind of flexible durable paint that I could dip leaf springs into?

    Ayuh,...... Sprayin' 'em with Fluid Film every couple of months does Wonders,....
    Any Grease is Better,... Than No grease at All....

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