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Old 04-30-2012, 02:18 PM   #1
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Question 2006 mustang small pin size rust spots

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I just bought a 2006 ford mustang a couple weeks ago. today while i was near it i noticed three small pin size rust spots on the roof. I was woundering does enyone know a way to fix these????I'm on a fixed budget and cant take it to a body shop and i dont want to have to repaint the entire roof.Any suggestions would be great. Pics of the spots below.
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:24 PM   #2
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The rust has to be removed, keeping the area as small as possible......then a touch of primer and touch up paint. Won't look the best but it will be covered and sealed to prevent spreading.
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:35 PM   #3
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Would applying a rust converter be acceptable before doing the touch up?
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Probably would be fine. Just so it is not to thick. You still need to expose any rusty surfaces that may extend under the edge of the paint chip.

Just wondering....if you bought it from a dealer, would they help you out any?
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i bought it at a liquidation sale so idk if the dealer would do anything
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i was thinking maybe i could try a clay bar? what do you guys think?
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Clay bar only does fine surface imperfections, not like you have.

Have you asked a body shop?

Some have done a plasti-coat on body parts.....maybe a black roof would work. Search the forums for info on that.
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ok...well i also read that i can try rustoleum directly on the rust that it is made to stop the rust and i can cover it up without having to sand it down and every thing what do you think?
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There are several products that will do that. The issue I would be afraid of is it needs to get under the edges of the paint as there may be some rust there.

I would look into using small dremel pointed wheel to clean the rust....carefully......then treat with the rust protection and paint.
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Those are just "rock" chips that started to rust... On other cars, I've just used the touch up paint you can score at any part store on some almost that bad and it was fine...
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