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Rusting :[

While I was painting my truck for 4hours today, I noticed some rust


I restored all the black on my truck
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Spraypaint, for when you can't afford centercaps.
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Even the front and back bumper
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What is that rust on?
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rust; from all the salt in the florida air.
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hitch.
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You think you have rust problems?
BTW you should paint your drums black too.
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You think you have rust problems?
BTW you should paint your drums black too.
I don't have rust problems LOL, I just use that hitch a lot cause 2wd. Now I am not going to go out and get stuck cause I dont want the hitch to snap off, it is rusted really bad.

I will paint the drums when I become less lazy.
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lol if that rust makes you uneasy you will faint if you look under my 15 year old hog
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Your hitch isn't going to fall off

It isn't rusted all the way through, thats surface rust
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thats nothing compared to my 98's frame all surface rust

to bad my 07 will never rust rustproofed it myself 2 gallons of undercoating later
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So far my gas tank skid plate rusted all the way though. I have to use penatraiting oil on every bolt or I risk snaping it. I think I will paint the frame with rustoleum every year to survive the winter.
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lol if that rust makes you uneasy you will faint if you look under my 15 year old hog
Lol Im there with you, My truck is just like yours.
I have a nasty rust problem. All four of my leaf brackets and shackles disappeared.
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that's not even rust! lol. your hitch is nothing compared to our old van. it towed it's max capacity last summer, with out any problem.
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Lol Im there with you, My truck is just like yours.
I have a nasty rust problem. All four of my leaf brackets and shackles disappeared.
haha same deal, I've lost both bumpers, both shackles and hangers, 2 rocker panels in the bed corners, rear crossmember, and some body work due to rust. I guess that's what ya get with old vehicles in the northeast
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haha same deal, I've lost both bumpers, both shackles and hangers, 2 rocker panels in the bed corners, rear crossmember, and some body work due to rust. I guess that's what ya get with old vehicles in the northeast
That reminds me I have to paint my bumpers ASAP. My ranger came from NH so it wasn't pretty.
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rust is evil..
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rust is evil..
Its like cancer
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haha same deal, I've lost both bumpers, both shackles and hangers, 2 rocker panels in the bed corners, rear crossmember, and some body work due to rust. I guess that's what ya get with old vehicles in the northeast
Wow, you8rs sounds worse than mine, alothough I didnt think that was possible. My frame is rusted like a **** but the body hasnt rusted at all
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nice... honestly i prefer the painted hubs to center caps
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dont worry... thats just surface rust.. POR-15 it
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dont worry... thats just surface rust.. POR-15 it
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babe dont even tell me you have rust problems. time to ***** my truck!!!!


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that my dear, is rust. come to pennsylvania. ask any of us whos trucks are more than 8yrs old. we would kill to have "JUST" our hitch rusted. anyway, truck is looking good. i had to gorilla glue my window chrome molding in, came off on the highway
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thats nothing compared to my 98's frame all surface rust

to bad my 07 will never rust rustproofed it myself 2 gallons of undercoating later
dont say never!
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You actually spray painted the black around the windows? hahahaha

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You actually spray painted the black around the windows? hahahaha

Brenton
Yeah. Someone did it before me, and they did a ****ty job. It was all faded and crap.
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dont say never!
oh it wont I got that thing sprayed perfectly and clear inside the doors gate and hood and dropped the inner fenders and sprayed in there to.

Then I took the undercoating and brushed it on the bottom of the doors and tail gate and wheel wells lol

I spent 2 days rustproofing the thing i didnt spray it on to thick but everything is covered and sprayed and looks like its been rhino lined underneath lol
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