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Old May 31st, 2018, 11:34   #1
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Default Good rustproofing material.

I am about to turn in my 2010 Jetta and replace it with a vehicle that has significantly shorter rust-thru warranty than the Jetta does (5 years vs. 12). A quick look under the vehicle I am considering reveals there are also some components that have exposed bare metal. Although I live in a climate where the car will never see a speck of salt, I would still like to apply some rustproofing to those areas I think may be prone to rusting, and I would like to do so as soon as I bring the new vehicle home from the dealer. So, my question is: does anyone know of a really good rustproofing material? Thanks in advance.
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Old May 31st, 2018, 12:31   #2
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fluid film is well regarded. it does, however, lift some kinds of undercoating.


I think it smells a little funky when you apply at first, however.
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Old May 31st, 2018, 13:21   #3
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LPS3 is amazing stuff. You reapply it every few years and drive happy.


Another one I have used and was happy with is Amsoil heavy duty metal protector. It works great.
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Thanks again for the tips.
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