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Is my 99 Frame toast?

Hello Just seeing what you guys think, is the frame rusted out or is it worth fixin up? Its seen some MN winters.
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it looks savable
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Mine is the same way and mine is a 2000. Its a complete eye sore.
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Figured its just surface but i wanted to play with the camera today lol
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Scrap it!
no, i'm kidding. i've seen worse, i can still sort of see paint under that rust.
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Yea mine looks the same. Damn MN winters lol.
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It looks pretty good compared to trucks from my area, 2003s would look like that here if they haven't been rust treated.
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damn my 03 doesnt have any rust on the frame at all
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i dont think it looks bad, i would get some paint on it though.
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Just get a wire brush and some rust inhibitive spraypaint and it'll be good as new.
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Just get a wire brush and some rust inhibitive spraypaint and it'll be good as new.
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Almost looks like an Ontario truck... lol.
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Its def. savable. Looks just like mine when I bought my truck. POR-15 would be the best way to go about treating it but like said above, time with a wire wheel and some rust preventative paint will also do the trick.
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POR-15
What he said.

Its not too bad. If it were me, I would get some POR-15 and a wire brush/wheel and go to town on the frame after taking wheels, and other front end stuff off.
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Just get a wire brush and some rust inhibitive spraypaint and it'll be good as new.
screw a wire brush or wheel. Get an angle grinder with a flap disc and go to town. takes almost no time to get it clean.
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Lol. Isn't that stuff that covers the frame flammable? The black stuff not the rust.
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My 92's frame looks better than that, but as along as its surface rust you can salvage it.
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She looks ok far away at least lol. Im a bit more worried about the bar there at the moment. Think I might tackle that next week and hit it with a brush/paint.
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Well your sway bar end link is either broken or somebody disconected it.
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I'd say pressure wash it and shoot it with good quality undercoating, by the time it becomes an issue next, the truck will be ready for the scrapper!
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Looks fine to me, definately salvagable

If anything take a nice sanding drum to it, and paint it :)

But yea, looks fine to use that frame.
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Well your sway bar end link is either broken or somebody disconected it.
I noticed that to.

If your talking about the sway bar that would be the least of my worries since if anything you can drive without it. The actual frame would be more important to clean up but obviously paint the sway bar as well to match.
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Looks like mine and I have a 2001. I really need to tackle that next spring..POR-15 and some bed liner
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POR-15
POR-15 = PAINT OVER RUST I HAVE USED IT ON A COUPLE PROJECTS. DRIES ROCK HARD AND EASY TO APPLY.
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