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RE: lessons in rust


When my 67 was totaled last month(still no money from insurance yet) the
entire rear cargo platform collapsed from rust

At 01:17 PM 7/21/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Ah, so much like my own Deathrust......  and a 71 square too!  
>
>At least I'm not lonely anymore...
>
>Solidarity In Oxidation!
>-rj
>
>http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Garage/1250/rotten.html
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:	Greg Merritt [SMTP:gregm@vwtype3.org]
>> Sent:	Tuesday, July 21, 1998 1:06 PM
>> To:	type3@vwtype3.org
>> Cc:	wpc@po.cwru.edu; mjanello@umich.edu;
>> george.g.rector@ccmail.census.gov
>> Subject:	lessons in rust
>> 
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> 	Well, over the last couple of days, I've torn out bits of the
>> interior of my '71 daily (year-round) driver.  Let these pictures be a
>> warning to you all:
>> 
>> 	http://www.vwtype3.org/tech/rust/
>> 
>> Yup, I drove this car to work today.  In the rain.  About as soon as
>> we
>> hit 45mph, my daughter (in the front seat) says, "Daddy, I'm getting
>> wet." 
>> 
>> 	Don't believe I've ever before seen water from the back wheels
>> landing on the dash board!  :-o
>> 
>> -Greg
>> '69 Squareback
>> [80% of a] '71 Squareback
>> '63 Beetle
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