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Old 10-18-2018, 09:28 PM   #1
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Too much rust?

Checked out a 2001 bus. Body was decent but a little worried about the undercarriage rust. What's your thoughts?

Expected from the northeast or too much?
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:30 PM   #2
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Hard to tell from the pix but it looks mostly like typical surface rust. Get under there and poke around with a screwdriver. If it goes through a frame rail...that's a bad sign.
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Old 10-19-2018, 01:32 AM   #3
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I wish my rust looked that good when I finally got under mine. I had large chunks of rust+underbody coating falling off when I started scraping. Under my front dash, the whole floor was rusted through. Never quit! ;)
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Old 10-19-2018, 08:00 AM   #4
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Dude, I live in the rust belt of Ohio, and that ain't rust. People here call that rust free , until you have holes the size of basketballs. lol
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Old 10-19-2018, 09:35 AM   #5
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Got my bus in Tucson. After watching my trucks disintegrate in Hawai'i (salty air, acid-rain from the volcanic emissions), any rust is too much rust for me.
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Old 10-19-2018, 11:54 AM   #6
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Got my bus in Tucson. After watching my trucks disintegrate in Hawai'i (salty air, acid-rain from the volcanic emissions), any rust is too much rust for me.
IMO its too much rust, but there will be a ton of varying opinions depending on where one is located.
I guess I'm picky!
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