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Old 10-10-2010, 02:33 PM   #1
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Default Rusty Sprint 2

During Winter I run my Sprint on a parking lot together with some friends on an improvised track. The parking itself has a roof, and thus dry. But the "salt" (*) from the 1/1-cars which park there makes my Sprint 2 look like this...

(*) I don't know how what anti-snow measures there are in other countries, but in Belgium they just throw ordinary salt on the roads...

Anyway, how do I fix this apart from buying replacement parts?








moar: http://gallery.weyland.be/v/RC/sprint2flux/rust/

The sprint itself has been replaced with:

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Old 10-10-2010, 09:43 PM   #2
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I cant say this will definitely work or not, but how about a light coat of oil? Maybe wd-40 or something.
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Give it a good cleaning immediately afterwards.
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Old 10-11-2010, 03:34 AM   #4
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Soak all the rusty metal parts overnight in a tub of Coca Cola, or Malt Vinegar. That should help with most of the surface rust, but rust like that is a sign of poor/no maintenance. After every meeting, strip the car down and clean it up.
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