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Old 07-03-2018, 03:37 PM
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Default How bad is this rust?

Just bought this Ranger earlier today and now I'm freaking out a bit. How bad is this and what do I need to do about it? I have no experience with rust.

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Old 07-03-2018, 04:31 PM
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Default Re: How bad is this rust?

Right now it just looks like surface rust to me. Clean it off, wire wheel, sanding disk, whatever works best. PAint it with POR15 or a similar good anti rust paint.
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Old 07-03-2018, 08:21 PM
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Default Re: How bad is this rust?

Thanks for the response, I will do that.
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:35 AM
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Default Re: How bad is this rust?

If you're really from Golden, CO, then how did rust get on any vehicle there in the first place?

But to answer your question that looks like surface rust only. I wouldn't be concerned with any structural integrity issues if that's what you're freaking out about.
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Old 07-08-2018, 04:34 PM
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Default Re: How bad is this rust?

Missed the location. Just up the road from me
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Old 07-09-2018, 04:42 PM
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Default Re: How bad is this rust?

[QUOTE=Revtach;2745257]If you're really from Golden, CO, then how did rust get on any vehicle there in the first place?


So cars and trucks in Colorado don't rust? WTF
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