Tips on rust removal

Asked by Oct 29, 2012 at 02:30 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trying to get a few spots off rust of my 1988 Trans Am. Before I go to a professional and let them rip me off.
got tips? Also any recommended paint / primer combo? Everything else is sound about the car I just tuned it up and
now I have to work on cosmetics.

3 Answers


Sand it down apply a rust removing chemical then sand again, Prime Paint Good to GO!

Well that's pretty basic.... Anybody got anything more in depth?


depends where the rust is, and if its in a structural location, which it may in a unibody.. .basically cut the rust out and weld in new metal then finish grinding and body work, not an easy or cheap thing to do

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