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How to fix rust

How to fix rust

Postby pc9460 [OP] » Jun 02 2013, 3:17am

My truck has rust around it. How difficult is it to repair it myself? I am on a budget and want to know what to use. I figure I have $250 to spend to fix it up appearance wise. I use it mainly for winter but want it to look decent without the rust. Are there any good tutorials on how to fix rust? Also please provide me a list of what I should buy or what you recommend. Also any good techniques that I should follow?
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby ASTE25 » Jun 02 2013, 3:58am

That all depends on where the rust is and how bad it is. Is it just sluight rust or is there major rust through?
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby silverado9306 » Jun 02 2013, 4:02am

You gotta cut the cancer out to get rid of it completely.
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby pc9460 [OP] » Jun 02 2013, 4:05am

The rust is mainly on the rear fenders. I can break the rust off and it will leave me a hole.
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby donniesd » Jun 02 2013, 4:12am

Go by a ford dealership and ask them on how they do it. They deal with it everyday. :twisted: :twisted:


silverado9306 wrote:You gotta cut the cancer out to get rid of it completely.


Yep. You are going to have to cut it out.
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby arz71 » Jun 02 2013, 4:14am

You would have to cut it out, but if it is that severe it would be better to either get another bed and have it painted. The other option is to find another bed, there is no easy fix on that.
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby ASTE25 » Jun 02 2013, 5:23am

I doubt $250 will be able to do anything to get it fixed. I'd prolly not worry about it. Maybe you could find a good solid used bed to put on it.
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby Lunchmeat » Jun 02 2013, 5:29am

pc9460 wrote:The rust is mainly on the rear fenders. I can break the rust off and it will leave me a hole.


If its coming off in chunks and leaving holes, you'll have to replace sheetmetal.
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Re: How to fix rust

Postby semicrazy » Jun 02 2013, 3:50pm

[quote="donniesd"]Go by a ford dealership and ask them on how they do it. They deal with it everyday. :twisted: :twisted:


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