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Is the NHOU (New Hampshire Oil Undercoating) "rust inhibitor treatment" worth the price?

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by tundraficionado, Jul 4, 2024.

  1. Jul 4, 2024 at 7:34 AM
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    tundraficionado

    tundraficionado [OP] New Member

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    Bought it 08/21 - lifted - 305/55 20 Nittos mounted on black MOTO Metal wheels
    My brother traded me his (paid for) 2018 Dodge RAM 1500 with 77000 miles on it for my 2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax (on which I owed $5000). The RAM 4x4 had all the bells and whistles but I could not handle the turn-button shifter on the dash!!! I traded the RAM for a 2012 Tundra CrewMax 4x4 with only 117,000 miles on it a couple of weeks ago (yes, I looked under the vehicle for RUST since it came from West Virginia and it seemed not as bad as I thot it would be). Well, I had my trusted mechanic inspect it when he changed the oil in my Tundra (AMSOIL dealer) and he said I dodged a bullet - it was mainly surface rust... but it needed attention immediately to inhibit any further rusting and/or damage. He recommended NHOU (New Hampshire Oil Undercoating, Inc.). I've researched and found that might be my best option. Does anyone have any experience, or know of anyone who has had that treatment done on their vehicle?
     
  2. Jul 4, 2024 at 10:20 AM
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    ScenicRoute

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    All mine get done. Try it in the summer so it soaks in all summer. And gets in all the nooks and crannies.
     
  3. Jul 5, 2024 at 3:42 AM
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    bflooks

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    I just had my 2019 done in December for the first time. It is impressive, but wasn't cheap due to first treatment and time of year. Owner of the shop recommended getting it done over the summer when he's slower and he'll cut me a better deal. Makes sense to me. It's my ike off seasons pricing on snow removal equipment.


    Anyways, yes, worth it IMO. But, if you search the forum, there's tons of threads on the different options. Woolwax, fluid film, CRC, I think PB Blaster makes one now, and of course, NHOU.

    For NHOU, I highly encourage you get any undercarriage work done before you start. It is unpleasant to get covered in, but it certainly does it's job. They also say to never get an undercarriage was again. The more build up, the better because it acts as a sacrificial layer.

    Enjoy.
     
  4. Jul 5, 2024 at 4:53 AM
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    dondino

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    I bought a clean 07 in 2022 and brought it back here to the heart of the Rust Belt Pa.. I used NHO Black and although this will only be my second year with the stuff, so far it's done a fine job. I plan on getting it done annually. It was a little pricey but when you see the price of a new truck or a gently used truck. IMO it's worth it.
     
  5. Jul 5, 2024 at 6:53 AM
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    WILLINH

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    I’ve had my truck sprayed with NHOU and fluid film. I get it done in October but that’s my preference, cheap way to keep the rust away.
     
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