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1987 Subaru XT w/ pics - lets talk rust and ways to combat it
Posted 30 September 2003 - 10:13 AM
im beginning to wonder about this car after i talked to a guy who had it in his family for a while. he admitted to running the sh*t out of this car and never storing it in a garage.
as everybody knows on the east we use this road salt in the winter which is basically the anti-subaru. while it does have a hole or 2 on the frame rails, theres no visible rust anywhere that wasnt chipped by a stone or something similar.
i know subaru didnt have galvanized bodys back then so would there be another explanation? anyways to fend it off? because you know that now that i own it now the rust gods will reign holy hell on my ride.
if anyone has any suggestions please speak up
pics of the car are located here: Dennis' 1987 Subaru XT Turbo
Posted 30 September 2003 - 10:46 AM
check out the rear cargo wells, and up front the framerails, as they are the first to rust on soobs, and wheel arches too.
try to shoot some foam in some of the body cavities to displace any potential, dirt, leaves, moisture build-up
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