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Old 05-20-2018, 12:17 PM
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Thats how it looked when i bought it and stored it for 2 winters now. Its 08 50,000 miles. Is rusting or pretty normal? Kinda worried
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It sure does! It looks like it's ready for the junk yard!
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Looks like it needs a rack wash.
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Looks like it needs a rack wash.
I gave my girlfriend a rack wash a few days ago.......WW
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I gave my girlfriend a rack wash a few days ago.......WW
Did it take the rust off?
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The mechanic was telling me i should order new suspension and all that since rust spreads fast. Does he just want my money?
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I gave my girlfriend a rack wash a few days ago.......WW
He'll be here all week
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Did it take the rust off?
I forgot to check...WW
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Seriously, your underside looks fine.. Better then most cars that get out in the rain once in awhile... Your mechanic is a thief....WW
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Originally Posted by speedy08 View Post
The mechanic was telling me i should order new suspension and all that since rust spreads fast. Does he just want my money?
There is nothing in the photo you show to be concerned with. Your "mechanic" is a liar and a fraud.
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Originally Posted by speedy08 View Post

Thats how it looked when i bought it and stored it for 2 winters now. Its 08 50,000 miles.

Is rusting or pretty normal? Kinda worried
Be worried .... be very worried !
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Originally Posted by speedy08 View Post
The mechanic was telling me i should order new suspension and all that since rust spreads fast. Does he just want my money?
Most of your suspension parts are aluminum, and thus, can't rust. It's time to find a new mechanic.
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I didn't shoot any pics Bruze , but I can bring her over and show you how clean they are.........WW
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Originally Posted by Corvette_Ed View Post
Most of your suspension parts are aluminum, and thus, can't rust. It's time to find a new mechanic.
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Thanks everyone i love my car alot so im self conscious but dam some mechanics are thieves
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I didn't shoot any pics Bruze , but I can bring her over and show you how clean they are.........WW
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Absolutely! Bring her over any time, and I can confirm your claims and post them here for the "Doubting Thomases."

Simply for logistics reasons, I would highly suggest that you leave her here overnight.

On an unrelated topic, how old is she and what does she weigh?
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Absolutely! Bring her over any time, and I can confirm your claims and post them here for the "Doubting Thomases."

Simply for logistics reasons, I would highly suggest that you leave her here overnight.

On an unrelated topic, how old is she and what does she weigh?
Pictures are required !
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Pictures are required !
Abso-friggin'-loutely!

Just waiting on WW to get back to me with the travel arrangements.
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