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Rust under my Taco

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by forcefedsupra, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. forcefedsupra

    forcefedsupra [OP] Member

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    Dustin
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    I just bought my '09 Taco from Massachusetts and I live in Oklahoma. I figured this would be an issue and I was right. There are a lot of small points of rust in a lot of spots on the truck. None of it looks bad but I want to get rid of it and prevent it from getting worse. I'm going to attack it with wire brushes and rust dissolver. Are there any suggestions on anything else I can do to get rid of it and keep it away?
     
  2. P9HST2

    P9HST2 Well-Known Member

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  3. majorhavok

    majorhavok Rabid Conservative

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    I have a brand new one and decided to go the preventative route this time. My last truck (ford) had a solid rust layer underneath, so I have already hit a couple rust spots on the drive shaft with black "rust tough" rust reformer. I have seen that stuff do a great job of perm stopping/sealing rust.
     
  4. A_Ninja_Racer

    A_Ninja_Racer Well-Known Member

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    POR-15 Is a great product. I Frequent the Jeep Forums frequently and you know how bad Jeeps Rust. Every Frame Off Restoration I see done over there they use POR-15.
     
  5. forcefedsupra

    forcefedsupra [OP] Member

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    I'm going to have to remove some pieces to sand blast and powdercoat. The rust has worked it's way under the paint. Even two of the wheels have bubbled the paint from corrosion!
     
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    Crosis Well-Known Member

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  7. Ahshiet

    Ahshiet Well-Known Member

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    I use to wash my frame and spray "satin" tire shine on frame now that I haven't been doing it in over months and months the places I didn't spray have surface rust and places I sprayed is still rust free
     
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