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Old 11-23-15, 09:29 PM
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^ Nope. Most of the oil stuff, is just that "oil", applied to a dry surface and sticks to it.

Nowadays, a few places [depending where you go] use the "oil" part to apply the chemical whichs prevents rust.

So the oil will eventually go/drip away but the chemicals stay intact. How effective is it? Dunno. BUT, I do get a rust warranty thru them [Krown] since the car is within 3yrs of being made. SO they definitely back up their work with such claims.
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aah, oh ok.. Thanks for the response bro
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Army of One, are you still active and answering post?

Just to add my 2 cents on rust, first the pressure washer. sure you COULD damage something with a pressure washer, however, your everyday reasonable rational person knows when thye are getting to close with it and how to handle it. for you to compare it to one of those metal cutting devices is not a fair analogy.
as far as it being "****" sounding; i know this was meant as a flip compliment, but really its not. its not **** to take care of rust. its part of taking care of the car, one that is often ignored by your everyday car owner who plans on just trading it in or doesn't know better. transmission oil in cracks and crevices will work great to prevent rust. pay attention to wheres it rusted and why, and stop it. then yo must treat it correctly with chemicals, and it takes a little experience to understand that theirs a chemical reaction that must happen between the metal and the treating solution that you dont see (couple posters mentioned this about not seeing the oily treatment that was applied). ive come across few sites that offer chemical systems for around 100, or you take what you learn about the few steps there are to conversion of rust and preparation of the steel surface and piece together the products. its still a learning process for me, but its a part of car ownership maintenance that is so very important, but the most misunderstood and ignored.

p.s. my 3 cents about how often you wash..well, if the paint is protected and treated properly, and you've done your undercoatings and oil etc, then no, you really dont need to clean it every week. but dont you want to? i mean, just the effort in posting in being here should say your a person who takes pride in his car, right? so wash it cause it looks good! accept in the winter, yes, wash that salt off everyday. lift it and hit it with a pressure washer SALT KILLS...because of the chemical reaction of the sodium and all that other chemistry mumbo jumbo.
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