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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-13-2005, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
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i'm having my s600 gone over in the body shop, taking care of all of the little things that need to be done from chips to minor rust spots. i have heard from several people that the car probably doesn't have rustproofing sprayed inside. if this is true, would anyone recommend having it done? thanks! [8D]

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RE: rustproofing

Based on various articles read over the years in Consumer Reports, I would nothave it done. It appears that aftermarket rustproofing contributes more to a car rusting than not having it done.

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