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Looking for a cheap fix

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by mrobey442, May 18, 2010.

  1. May 18, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    mrobey442

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    Ok so i got a car for free for a friend. Guy just told me if i could get it out of his yard i could have it, so i just hooked it up to the back of my Taco and brought it home. I changed all the fluids, cleaned it up, and replaced the fuel filter and got it running again. On the exterior where some of the paint has peeled there is a bit of surface rust. In a attempt to hinder the surface rust i am looking for a solution. I need something cheap and i do not have access to a sandblaster, so i was wondering if using some sand paper to try and remove a good bit of it and then using touch up spray paint to keep more from building over time. Any comments or suggestions?
     
  2. May 18, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    Waikoloa Tacoma

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  3. May 18, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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    a wire wheel?
     
  4. May 18, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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  5. May 18, 2010 at 12:51 PM
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    mrobey442

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    thanks, rust bullet sounds like a plan, its def in the price range
     
  6. May 18, 2010 at 4:55 PM
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    Manlaan

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    From the sounds of it, it doesn't sound like the paint job on it is worth saving and/or you dont care about the paint job on it, so I'd just remove all the rust via sandpaper, wheel, whatever, and then slap on some Rustoleum primer and if you really wanted, a top coat of the same color (or close).
     
  7. May 18, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    i would say wire wheel then something to clean area off then rustoleum
     
  8. May 18, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    mrobey442

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    oh yea i really could care less about the paint job i just want to stop the rust from getting too much worse. Its not a amazing car but i do want to get it into somewhat presentable shape. For a car i got for free with brand new tires on it i already think i am coming out ahead and kinda want to keep the input of cash on this car low since i am just letting a friend use it until he can get on his feet.
     
  9. May 19, 2010 at 5:18 AM
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    Kelson

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    bondo! lol nah nah...u could sand and primer if your willing too...
     
  10. May 19, 2010 at 5:23 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Just sand it a bit and spray it with some of that shit that turns rust back to metal and primes it all at same time.
     
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