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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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From the pictures, it looks like it has progressed beyond surface rust. It is a fairly small area so you're well off that way but the rust has eaten right into the metal. You will need to sand the area off at least 1 inch past where you see the paint starting to bubble down to bare metal. Then you will need to grind away the entire area where the rust has eaten through. Repair the area with body filler and spray the entire area with rust-mort. Then you can go through the paint and top coating procedure.
This can be done so that it is barely noticable but it would take the work of a professional. If you don't trust your ability to do the body work properly, please do take it to take it to a qualified bodyman. It is a relatively small job so it shouldn't put you out that much.
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