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does anyone know of any products that i can get that "stop rust"...?......:confused: .....i have a little rust on my rear left fender and it would be sweet is i could get something to apply to the metal. Where could i pick up a product such as this......?.............ive seen em on internet sites but i dont want to buy online...

.i dont have the resorces or know how to cut it out and weld in a new chunk i was just hoping on stopping the rust and doig a patch job........help me....:rolleyes:
 

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If you dont plan on doing anything to it as of now then i suggest rust check. It will stop it for a couple months. If you actually plan on fixing it it depends on how bad the rust is.

On my fenders i had some with just topical rust and 2 that had eaten straight through.

With topical just grind off the rust using a sander or grinder depending on how thick your metal is. Then move to hand sanding till all the rust is gone, then body filler to smooth it out. Prime - sand - prime - paint.

The entire job should only take a couple hours depending on the primer and paint. Just make sure you get every bit of rust off. Total cost should only be about 30 bucks.
 

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If you look at my cardomian site on the second picture, its hard to even tell that i did some home body work to that fender. It just takes time and patience.
 

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There are products that chemically change rust and leave you with a primer. We have the loctite brand at work. It is quite expensive, I belive it was over $100 for a bottle. I've tried it a few times and it seems to work pretty good.

But as far as body work goes its best to just cut the rust out and put in some good metal.
 

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They "work". They take care of the surface rust sort-of, but the rust will come through, if not on the side you treated, the other side of the panel and then you have a hole.
There isnt any magic tricks to take care of rust, just plain mechanical removal.
 
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