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7 minutes ago, MatthewPR said:

I've also put Vaseline on the rust lol

Heard that it could help protect it

Lol, yea it's true. Tried it once on a bike...worked profoundly until it rained 😑!

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22 minutes ago, MatthewPR said:

Update:

What do you think of this?

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000P78AE6/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000P78AE6&linkCode=as2&tag=zcleecom-20

Spray it on the rust and it'll help keep it at bay for a while until it's repaired?

Hi Matt, It's great to hear from you again!

Great find. Though I've never tried that particular product before, it seems to have some really good customer reviews.

It's an oil based water repellent, so yes, it should keep the rust at bay. 

Be sure to read the applying instructions to enable the products full capacity. 

If you do happen to pull the trigger, please let me know if it works, I might want to try it out too.

Best wishes! 😀

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6 minutes ago, Nate4x4 said:

Hi Matt, It's great to hear from you again!

Great find. Though I've never tried that particular product before, it seems to have some really good customer reviews.

It's an oil based water repellent, so yes, it should keep the rust at bay. 

Be sure to read the applying instructions to enable the products full capacity. 

If you do happen to pull the trigger, please let me know if it works, I might want to try it out too.

Best wishes! 😀

I might as well, 17 bucks.

Screw rust

Hopefully I can get it done soon

The car is literally in perfect condition besides those spots. 

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5 minutes ago, MatthewPR said:

I might as well, 17 bucks. 

Screw rust

Hopefully I can get it done soon

The car is literally in perfect condition besides those spots. 

Yea, well have you checked anywhere else?

You could probably get it cheaper somewhere else...

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One shop quoted me 600-1k to replace half of the right rocker. 

Haven't asked about any of the other spots or a different shop though.

This isn't what I'd do, but have you watched the Chrisfix video about rust on a Mazda 3?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4vusY2-rkQ

I'm guessing with this method, rust will eventually come back.

Although, if you got it completely sealed, it technically should stop spreading.

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Just now, MatthewPR said:

No bootleg fixes for you lol

It's not really something I'd do unless it was an old beater either. 

Lol, don't know. It's not a bad strategy I suppose. I usually like ChrisFix's Video's.

But you'd have to have the tools Rust Remover Disc and Polisher.

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@MatthewPR and @Nate4x4 This product works great, it has three different applicators to reach any concealed area and the stuff creeps and seeps into every small crack.

The company that makes it has been very popular in Europe where they don't trade their cars every 2 years like the US. One can will get most of the problem areas, 2 cans will get every spot you can find.

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16 minutes ago, Owntranger 77 said:

@MatthewPR and @Nate4x4 This product works great, it has three different applicators to reach any concealed area and the stuff creeps and seeps into every small crack.

The company that makes it has been very popular in Europe where they don't trade their cars every 2 years like the US. One can will get most of the problem areas, 2 cans will get every spot you can find.

Looks like I'll buy a can of it and post here later how it goes. 

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Actually, looking at it, it seems it doesn't resist abrasion very well, meaning it would be perfect for areas not being sprayed with stuff from the tires, but poor for areas I need.

I'll keep looking for more products.

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4 minutes ago, MatthewPR said:

Actually, looking at it, it seems it doesn't resist abrasion very well, meaning it would be perfect for areas not being sprayed with stuff from the tires, but poor for areas I need.

I'll keep looking for more products.

I'll keep looking too...

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