I was finishing the brake job last night on the Bimmer, and noticed some very light rust around the edges of the wheel well. I was thinking some light sandpaper (say, 400, 800 and 1000 grit) followed by a prime and paint to remove it. Any thoughts?
How hard is it to do this? The rust hasn't penetrated through metal, and I can definitely remove it without wearing through, but any words of advice?
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You don't have to use sanding paper and risk damaging your car. WHen i had a similar problem i went to autozone and bought rust remover. Its a jell/liquid solution that removes the rust without much effort.
Originally posted by MaThGr82+Mar 27 2005, 08:28 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(MaThGr82 @ Mar 27 2005, 08:28 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-Casey3561@Mar 27 2005, 04:36 PM Since it's under the paint, how do I do this? Scrape off the loose paint then apply the remover?
If it is "under" the paint, how in the hell can you see it. Wouldn't it be "under" the paint and therefore not visible to you???
I guess I don't understand. Can you take a pic of it?
Maybe it's under the clear-coat? Doesn't rust only occur as a result of the oxidation of metal? e.g. the metal IS rusting.
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