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Old 09-06-2009, 09:50 PM
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Default Rust!

There are alot of rusty parts on my ranger. Should I worry about them? If there is a way how can I get rid of it? and what should I do? Ect.. Thanks-Bear
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if it is the frame and not body

Get a wire wheel and clean it up and the use some rust prevention paint and paint over it

If it is real bad u may need to use a sander or grinder to get it off then paint over it
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Old 09-06-2009, 09:58 PM
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Alright.
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Get on it before it gets out of control. I just sold my Silverado because it was getting the cancer. The rocker panels rusted out and I noticed the frame mounts looked bad, too.

It's not cheap, but go get some Rust Encapsulator from Eastwood and apply it to the frame where it's rusty.
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Mine wasn't rusty enough to require sanding, but I would have if it was. I swear by my beloved 3M spray can undercoating. Looks great and holds up great here in Michigan.
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If it holds up in Michigan then it'll hold up anywhere. Cause you guys got the salt on the road and that's like a deathtrap for cars.
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Exactly!
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As an aside, and maybe others can testify to this - if you drive on gravel roads where they use Calcium Chloride to keep the dust down, you may be getting severe corrosion and not even know it.

My neighborhood used it 2 Summers ago, and about a year ago, my 2000 Silverado started rusting out. Chevy jokes aside, I hadn't seen rust like that since the 1970's. I can't prove that the CC was the culprit, but it sure is a coincidence.
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Chevy jokes? Nobody can joke on chevy. I had a Silverado and I didn't have one single problem with it for the two years we owned it and then my dad got a ranger and within a couple of months it started acting up. Don't get me wrong, I love the truck, I just wish it was built a little better.
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As an aside, and maybe others can testify to this - if you drive on gravel roads where they use Calcium Chloride to keep the dust down, you may be getting severe corrosion and not even know it.

My neighborhood used it 2 Summers ago, and about a year ago, my 2000 Silverado started rusting out. Chevy jokes aside, I hadn't seen rust like that since the 1970's. I can't prove that the CC was the culprit, but it sure is a coincidence.
They use that here and during the winter they use something like it for the ice on the roads

Neighbor thought I was weird cause every single day I would wash under the truck when I got home from work or what ever

Later on he looked at his dodge and it was terrible
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What does it look like?
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Calcium Chloride or my neighbors dodge?
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Calcium Chloride
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Just like salt

this here is used for salt water fish aquariums

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