Worth fixing the rust or time to break?

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Worth fixing the rust or time to break?

Postby Stevelangdon93 » Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:44 pm

As my sol is currently off the road with me being away at uni, I've been stripping bits down when I can to check for rust. The underneath is solid as it has been sealed, behind the rear bins is all clean too. Today I stripped down the boot and removed the rear bumper to find the following.

Left Side of boot all clean

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Middle of boot has tiny bits of surface rust

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Then the right side has some rust

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Close up

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and in the little hole by the arch

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The outside of the same parts

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And finally under the bumper

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I was prepared to get the arches and sills fixed, but now I've found this i'm not sure if the chassis is buggered. The rust inside the boot does seem to be attached to the arch and could probably be done at the same time. But that patch of rust on the floor of the boot concerns me.

All the rust I found I treated with some kurust for the time being.

Is it time to sell up/break? :cry:
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Re: Worth fixing the rust or time to break?

Postby gwhoo4t » Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:43 pm

Nowhere near bad enough to break IMHO - that's a relatively easy fix.

And imagine how good it'll feel to get it sorted 8)

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Re: Worth fixing the rust or time to break?

Postby Stevelangdon93 » Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:22 am

Will it cost a huge amount more over just getting the arches and sills done though? as it will be custom fabrication work
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