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Has any one else had their truck rust proofed? Had my done at Krown this morning after using $15.00 internet coupon......$109.95 + HST 14.29 total $124.24 and they washed too.....

Yup completely unnecessary with vehicles today…..Heard that back in 1997 too, but after replacing rotted brake / fuel lines. emergency brake cables and finally replacing the vehicle cause of rotted out shock towers……guess u might say ….been there….done that….got the t shirt & the mug…….$124.24 is cheap insurance
 

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jls1958 said:
Has any one else had their truck rust proofed? Had my done at Krown this morning after using $15.00 internet coupon......$109.95 + HST 14.29 total $124.24 and they washed too.....
I have felt that rust has been a non-issue with most cars. Not like in the 70s. However, $125 for a car wash isn't that bad. ;D
 

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Forgetaboutit....opps too late. Absolutely unneccessory on modern cars. Why do you think Ziebart and Rusty Jones went out of buisness? Money down the drain. Owners manual says not to do it.
Same thing with paint protectant and seat protectant, and let's not forget about engine flushing.

All money making dealer gimmics.
 

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Forgetaboutit....opps too late. Absolutely unneccessory on modern cars. Why do you think Ziebart and Rusty Jones went out of buisness? Money down the drain. Owners manual says not to do it.
Same thing with paint protectant and seat protectant, and let's not forget about engine flushing.

All money making dealer gimmics.
Exactly...but if it makes him feel better...then..by all means ;D
 

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While I agree that rust proofing is totally unnecessary on modern cars and most if not all are money making gimmicks, spraying the bottom of a vehicle with an asphalt based coating will at the very least protect any painted parts from stone chips, especially if travelling often on gravel roads. If not that then at least add a small amount of sound absorption.

With that said, since I know quite a few people at our local dealership, they washed the bottom, let it dry and then undercoated the bottom all for $60. I couldn't refuse or of done it with spray cans for that amount.
 

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As long as they let it dry COMPLETELY. From what I heard, the problem is spraying the undercoating and sealing in moisture.
 

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As long as they let it dry COMPLETELY. From what I heard, the problem is spraying the undercoating and sealing in moisture.
I agree!

That and just spraying it over rust on older vehicles. They (the dealership) let it dry overnight in their shop so I'm hoping that it was completely dry.
 

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I don't like how rust proofing drips onto driveway when it gets hot and how it gets into light lenses etc..
 

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but I do like the smell. Some say the sense of smell is shot anyway. ;D
 

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I just replaced rusted tranny cooler oem lines on a 03 trailblazer for $350 bucks, I may do the Krown on 2010 Nox. I see what 7 michigan winter does to a vehicle that didn't need rustproofing! It is deteriorating every metal part it can!
 

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My 01 Aztek went through 9 Chicago winters (the salty street capital of the world) and I never had a corrosion problem.
Maybe Pontiac undercaoted their cars better then Chevy. LOL
 
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