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2003 Rust removal

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by mairj40, Apr 23, 2020.

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    For the past 2 years, I've been working on getting rid of the rust on my truck. It's been a lot of work, and a long process. Here are some before, during, and after pictures. It's not perfect, but it's better than being all rusted out.

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    Yes, huge improvement, nice work.
    Just an FYI in case you didn't know, there's a product on Amazon called "Corroseal" that converts rust into a stable compound and reputedly the steel never rusts again. I used it on an old Jeepster and it worked for the couple of years I had it. It turns the metal black after a second coat but that was fine with me. It's advertised as paintable but I never did since the rust was underneath and black was fine.
     
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    Thanks. Yeah, I used that stuff on the frame when the bed was off. It looked nice for a couple years, but it has started to show rust through it now. I'm thinking of taking it and having it professionally undercoated. I treated it with that rust converter stuff, and then undercoated it myself. I'm afraid it's going to rust back through the undercoating.
     
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    Bummer...
     
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    Congrats, truck looks much better

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    Big improvement. Looks like it was worth the effort.
     
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    The product, Corroseal sounds just like a product I have used called Ospho. It turns the metal black and is paintable also.
     

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