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Old 07-27-2005, 11:25 PM
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W123 Rust underneath doors and behind front bumper.

I know this question has been asked before;

82 240D, Rust underneath the doors and behind the corners on the front fender, where the bumper is screwed on.

How do I treat it? I've got a can of bondo and a bottle of rust remover. I want to at least slow this S*** down before it makes the car look like a complete wreck.

I used the search but I got page upon page of unrelated info.
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Old 07-28-2005, 02:04 AM
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Old 07-28-2005, 03:04 AM
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Really depends on how much work you want to put into it. The best way would probably be to sandblast the areas and weld in new metal. That's a lot of work though. Barring that you can try something like what Austin85 mentions or other popular treaments like POR-15, Note that if the rust has eaten all the way through the metal your options are more limited than if it is just surface rust.
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