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Old 06-09-2013, 11:20 AM
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I have a question for you all. How do you keep your truck from rusting? OUr f-250 shows no signs of rust yet and we want to keep it that way. Yes, I got her for sale but I dont find anything out there to replace her with yet so how do we keep her in ship shape? thanks in advance for your info.
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:59 AM
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I try to spray some Fluid Film into the trouble area's once a year or so. John Deere stores carry it or can order it for you.
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Same here. I used a whole gallon last fall. I do have surface rust on the frame now, but my truck is an 06
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sounds like it's alot of work but if you can pull the box sides off there are foam pieces over the wheel wells that hold moisture; some guys remove them. really they're the source of the typical rust on these trucks.

buddy of mine coats his wheels wells and frame with some type of petrolium-based every wall.. probably like the fluid film chad mentioned.
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Thanks guys, my brother mentioned a place that does rust proofing in midland called henderson bros. Anyone heard of it?
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Fluid film is good stuff. Works great.

You can also get a POR type paint and paint the underside of the truck. I have done this on my last 2 Jeeps, not only does it look good, it really stops the rust from growing and seals out the moisture so what is there won't get any worse.
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Home Depot sells this Naval jelly. You clean up the rust spot really well (just get rid of the loose stuff with like sand paper or a wire brush), then just rub it on with a paint brush, let it sit for 10-15 minutes and spray it off with a hose. Have been using it for a few weeks as I've been working on the Wronco and it seems to work like a charm in most spots that don't have rust caked in.
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