Rust is the enemy of every classic car. Unless you are in the business of bodywork, rust is a major annoyance that if left untreated can turn into an expensive repair. Let’s take a look at how to prevent rust, and how to repair your vehicle if it has minor rust issues.
First though, you might be asking “Why does my car rust in the first place?” Good question. Rust is the result of a chemical change in the metal. Basically, exposure to oxygen and water causes iron and steel to give up electrons, which slowly turn the metal into a weaker hydrated iron oxide, or what we know as rust. Some factors that increase the speed of the chemical … Read the rest