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Old 05-04-2003, 04:52 PM
JimSmith JimSmith is offline
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Old Lyme, Connecticut
Posts: 3,596
I just purchased a kit from POR 15 to deal with a rust problem in my brother in law's van. I have yet to use it but I also bought some materials to repair some rust around the jacking tubes on the 240D. I will be using that in the next week or so, after my daughter brings the car home from college.

This stuff supposedly cures to be impervious to rust and water. You may want to give it a try, just paint the stuff over what you have. Good Luck, Jim
1986 Euro 190E 2.3-16 (291,000 miles),
1998 E300D TurboDiesel, 231,000 miles -purchased with 45,000,
1988 300E 5-speed 252,000 miles,
1983 240D 4-speed, purchased w/136,000, now with 222,000 miles.
2009 ML320CDI Bluetec, 89,000 miles

1971 220D (250,000 miles plus, sold to father-in-law),
1975 240D (245,000 miles - died of body rot),
1991 350SD (176,560 miles, weakest Benz I have owned),
1999 C230 Sport (45,400 miles),
1982 240D (321,000 miles, put to sleep)
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