View Single Post
#33: 03-29-2011, 06:05 AM
 
 ShrinerMonkey
ShrinerMonkey's Avatar
Title: Senior Contributor
Location: Iowa City, IA
Car: 2006 Legacy 2.5i SE Wagon
Posts: 876
iTrader: (0)
Send a private message to ShrinerMonkey Find all posts by ShrinerMonkey Reply With Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by MadMontie1 View Post
don't waste any real money trying to get that fixed. A few hundred maybe if you want, but not $1k.

The shop told you the right thing. The rust is forming at the seam, and likely coming from inside the welds to the outside. You can sand it down and repaint it, but the rust has "infected" the panel and will come back eventually.
Good advice. There is a reason rust like this is called cancer by those in the biz. Either live with it, or be prepared to move on to something else. If it were me I would choose the later.