[T3] Rust!

Mike Fisher fisherfarms at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 07:36:33 PDT 2012

Most people burn out the foam with a torch and weld in a custom made

On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 7:20 AM, Art Sterrett <asterrett2010 at att.net> wrote:

> Having followed the postings for several years now, I have a question
> concerning dealing with a rust problem.  I restored my 1971 Fastback and I
> am now incurring some rust through just below the rear window on both
> sides.  We have removed the rust and treated it with a rust inhibitor,
> knowing that most rust comes from the inside out I am not sure what good we
> have done to this point.
> It appears that when these cars were built that they filled that area with
> foam which makes it about impossible to cut and weld new metal into that
> area.  I would like to hear from any of you who have had experience with
> this problem and what you've done to slow the rust down or stop it.
> I had hoped to finally make this invasion coming up but started a new job
> after being unemployed for a time and I don't have any vacation built up
> and they won't let me take a week off without pay.  Hope you all have a
> great time!
> Thanks, Art Sterrett
> 1971 Fastback
> 1971 Super Bug
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