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Old 05-25-2005, 11:53 AM   #21
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I definitely feel better about this Rust thing after reading the replys to this thread. Stephen S., thanks for the tip about the windshield. With all the Rain we have been getting in Massachusetts, I definitely know my windshield is o.k. (thank God).
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Old 05-25-2005, 12:17 PM   #22
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What if you were to take apart the dash and use a Brillo pad? Would that do any good?
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What if you were to take apart the dash and use a Brillo pad? Would that do any good?
I'm just going to leave it for now. Thanks though, that's a good idea. You can't see the Rust, but I know it's there.
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There is a Rust-Oleum spray paint that can be sprayed right over the rust that neutralizes rust. Perhaps there is something like this in non-aerosol form?

WD 40 or grease works too. This is exactly what you do when you store rust prone shop tools like drill bits, router bits and saw blades before you put them away.
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There is a Rust-Oleum spray paint that can be sprayed right over the rust that neutralizes rust. Perhaps there is something like this in non-aerosol form?

WD 40 or grease works too. This is exactly what you do when you store rust prone shop tools like drill bits, router bits and saw blades before you put them away.
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Yes, there is a non-aerosol version that "converts" the rust to black. But the spots which are not rusting do not convert and it dries mostly clear, leaving a splotchy appearance.

For the parts where the rust is visible (glovebox?), one could clean it off a bit to remove any loose rust, perhaps with some alcohol, being careful not to get it onto plastic bits. You could then cover the part you can see with black trim tape, which is sold to "renew" the appearance of the black trim around windshields when the black paint or coating starts to flake off. Most car parts places, such as autozone or pep boys, typically sell this stuff.
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