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Rust Proofing

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What are is your opinion on rust proofing? I wash my car fairly often and I don't want to spend the money if it ends up getting washed away....
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If you wash your car fairly often, then you shouldnt need to get it. Just wax the car every 6 months and you'll be fine!
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I think I told you at the meet that I had it done at the dealership when I purchased it. It came with a 10 year warranty

My previous car I had rustproofed at Lubricare here in Hamilton. The car was used (3 years old) and my dad had it rustproofed for me. We traded it in at 7 years of age, and no rust.



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Rust proofing helps out a lot. I got mine done at Krown. Its better to get it done in the warmer months so that it absorbs into the metal more effectively than in the winter. So by the time spring comes next year, salt won't eat away at the metal when the temps warm up.
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Hm, I wonder what the dealership charges. I don't think that warranty would apply anymore because its been over 6 months. I'm hoping to drive it to the ground and would hate to see rust beat the versa
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Krown was $120 with tax
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I have no idea what they would charge. It was included for me because I extended my warranty to 7 years. If they didn't do it for me, I would have gotten it done elsewhere. I don't want my Versa looking all rusty in a few years.



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I have no idea what they would charge. It was included for me because I extended my warranty to 7 years. If they didn't do it for me, I would have gotten it done elsewhere. I don't want my Versa looking all rusty in a few years.
Do they respray rustproofing each year or was it that one time when you bought it?
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They did it before I picked her up. So one time. But the dealership gave me a 10 year warranty with that. So if any rust begins to form within that time they will fix her up. However, I think in a year or two I may go have it done elsewhere again. Just to recoat her. I don't want her to rust.



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They did it before I picked her up. So one time. But the dealership gave me a 10 year warranty with that. So if any rust begins to form within that time they will fix her up. However, I think in a year or two I may go have it done elsewhere again. Just to recoat her. I don't want her to rust.
Ah ok because I wouldn't think 1 application of rustproofing will cut it for the life of the car. I was offered the electronic rustproofing when I was getting my V, but I didn't bother cause its bogus.
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