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Old 10-04-2012, 07:46 AM   #3
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From what I've seen, a "rust proofing" system that includes an oil based penetrant as a first step can help, covering rusty areas with a sealant alone can trap moisture and at BEST won't help....

Many of your countrymen I've talked to on the road still swear by the old trick of annual application of a "sticky" oil to the rust prone areas before winter. (Something that isn't "commercially" available here) I'm guessing that procedure is a "home cure" only, not commercially avail. anywhere...
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