Welcome to the Rust Bustin'! This section deals with the basics of rust removal, fixing floorboards, rocker panels, fenders and more!.
Getting to Bare Metal -
There's a multitude of methods to strip paint and rust to get to the bare metal. Here's a whack of methods that I've tried and comments on what
worked best and quickest.
Electrolytic De-Rustification -
Let's use science to come to our rescue in removing rust from those hard to clean parts. We can save our elbow grease for something for important: BEER!
Replacing Rusted Floorboards -
Typically, the drivers side floor board rust first. Here's a look at replacing that floorboard with new metal.
Repairing Front Fenders -
Surface rust and corner rust - the bane of the front fenders. Take a gander at my experience restoring rusty front fenders to pristine condition.
Rocker Panel War -
Under the doors lies the rocker panel and it's never sleeping enemy rust. Read how the rusty rocker panel is cut out and replaced with a new
Quarter Panel Nastiness -
Above and around the rear wheel well lies rust, here's the story of repairing almost terminal cancer on the rear quarter panel.
Fixing the Trunk Lip -
The last part of the car is the the trunk lip. This page discusses rebuilding the trunk lip and sealing every thing up.