Undercoating

Is there a difference between Undercoating and Rust Protection?   With apologies to Sir Walter Scott, who said “time will rust the sharpest sword,” we say rust will ruin the sharpest car (unless it is made of plastic).  What exactly is Rust and why is...

How to keep your car- truck from rusting

How to keep your car- truck from rusting   An area that people often ignore when it comes to car truck maintenance is the bottom of the vehicle. Otherwise known as the undercarriage, it’s also the area that requires the most care, as it’s extremely susceptible to...

Rust inhibitors for cars and trucks

Road Brine- Why you need Rust inhibitors for cars or trucks Your car — an investment second only to your home (unless you’ve paid college tuition) — is rotting out from under you. Road brine is a treatment for the highways and local roads of the nation, especially...

Road Salt Brine & Auto Corrosion

        Auto Corrosion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Like a termite...

Toyota Tacoma Leaf-Spring Rust Recall

According to an article in the New York Times, Toyota has recalled 790,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because of a problem with the leaf springs rusting out. Leaf springs are called that because they look a little bit like the pages, or leaves, of a book. If you look at a...

Lawsuit Busts the “Aluminum Can’t Rust” Myth

Aluminum Can Rust Maybe it’s just because of the business we’re in, but we hear it all the time: “Just get a car made out of aluminum, and then you won’t have to worry about rust.” Our response is always the same: “We wish, but it...

Fords and Lincolns Recalled for Rust

According to an article in Cheatsheet.com, Ford Motor Company recalled 747, 000 Fords and Lincolns on April 29th, in an action affecting four models. The media.Ford.com page it refers to, however, seems to indicate the recall affects only a little over 500,000...