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I have the first bubbles and miscoloring through the paint on my 1972 Mercedes 280 SEL 4.5L This is not a concourse car, and repair cost/time are issues. That said what ways are there to forestall the progress of rust? Is there any way other than sanding down to bare metal and then getting the car repainted?
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Small bubbles that don't penetrate through the metal completely is possible to halt for some time.. There's several types of rust-killers that do most of the job..
A steel-brush or a point-snad-blaster-gun will help a lot.. Then put on some zink-primer or etch primer.. Then some filler and last some new paint..
Most likely to be repeated every 6 months to keep it in order..

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