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Cheap, And Simple Way To Strip Old Paint, And Rust From Parts

If there’s one thing that each and every car enthusiast from every corner of ...

If there’s one thing that each and every car enthusiast from every corner of the automotive world is battling with, that thing would be rust. Whether it be on your hardware, your frame, or maybe even your vehicle’s body, rust is one thing that tends to creep in on every vehicle eventually and is pretty much never welcome unless you’re going for a sort of rat rod look. Once it starts to take on a life all its own, rust can actually get rather invasive and if you don’t take care of it in a timely manner, it can eventually mean that it renders parts useless, meaning that you’ll have to replace entire pieces or sections of your car or truck.

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Luckily, for you, having a little bit of rust isn’t the end of the world. As soon as it starts to sprout, there are different methods that you can take to try and get it away. Before the rust even appears, you might also want to look into different preventative measures like a nice coat of paint and a little bit of maintenance to make sure that it doesn’t come about in the first place.

However, if you are unfortunate enough to have to deal with the plague of rust, it looks like Hagerty has a solution that will make sure that you get a pretty good head start on making sure that this stuff doesn’t spread absolutely everywhere and the best part of it is that there isn’t that much elbow grease required with this solution. Instead, you’ll be able to have a couple of chemicals do all the heavy lifting for you here.

If you follow along down in the video below, you’ll learn how such a combination of factors and a little bit of soaking might take that rusty old part that you have and make it nearly new again. Using tips and tricks like this along the way can definitely go a long way toward getting your vehicle in ship shape once again!

DIY | How to strip rust and paint on the cheap

Rusty parts got you down?

Posted by Hagerty Classic Cars on Monday, September 24, 2018

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