DIY auto rust repair

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Pyrrho
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DIY auto rust repair

Post by Pyrrho »

Okay the quote from a local body shop to replace rust-holed rocker panels on a 2009 Ford is $3000.

NOPE

So the question is, is DIY patch-and-hope-for-the-best a realistic option?

Asking for an idiot.
robinson
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Re: DIY auto rust repair

Post by robinson »

Buy new ones online

300 bucks

Then watch YT on how to replace them yourself
Hotarubi
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Re: DIY auto rust repair

Post by Hotarubi »

Pyrrho wrote: Sat Aug 06, 2022 4:26 pm Okay the quote from a local body shop to replace rust-holed rocker panels on a 2009 Ford is $3000.

NOPE

So the question is, is DIY patch-and-hope-for-the-best a realistic option?

Asking for an idiot.
I can get you a a 2nd hand mini with an upgraded exhaust system for around that amount.

Interested?
Pyrrho
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Re: DIY auto rust repair

Post by Pyrrho »

I'm looking into this fag-o-cycle:
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