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Tip: Salvage used motor oil and use it to prevent your car from rusting by brushing it in vulnerable areas.

How to protect your car from rust.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1976 (v.54#10) pg. 20

How to rustproof your car yourself using a kit that costs $20.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #208 Apr 1980 (v.30#4) pg. 98

How to prevent auto rust. Rustproofing, washing, waxing, touching up paint, etc. are all necessary to stop rust from starting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #217 Mar 1981 (v.31#3) pg. 46

Rustproofing your car. What is it, how useful is it, does it help used cars, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #269 May-Jun 1986 (v.36#5) pg. 108

Pros and cons of rustproofing a new or used automobile. Tips on selecting a rustproofing service, costs, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #304 Jan 1990 (v.40#1) pg. 68

Tip on installing screw-on accessories without promoting rust.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #348 May 1994 (v.44#5) pg. 56

Fall care care primer. Corrosion proofing. A look at both factory and do-it-yourself rustproofing techniques. Troubleshooting other corrosion-related problems. Repairing rusted car panels.
HOME MECHANIX #690 Oct 1985 (v.81) pg. 79

Tips on fighting automobile underbody rust.
HOME MECHANIX #717 Jan 1988 (v.84) pg. 26

Countering corrosion. Tips on protecting your car by slowing down the rusting process.
HOME MECHANIX #732 Apr 1989 (v.85) pg. 32

Conquering automobile corrosion. Tips on washing, paint repair, weatherstripping, drain holes, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #759 Oct 1991 (v.87) pg. 30

Rustproof your car yourself using compounds available in aerosol cans.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #548 Jan 1974 (v.70) pg. 84

How to prevent body rust. How to apply rustproofing at home using kits available for the do-it-yourselfer. Also describes how to repair rusted out areas using fiberglass kits.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #594 Nov 1977 (v.73) pg. 112

A look at how to keep your car from rusting out.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #609 Feb 1979 (v.75) pg. 112

Saltproofing your car. Tips for preventing rust from winter salt, including proper washing, draining, and anticorrosion coating.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1967 (v.127#1) pg. 125

A discussion of the pros and cons of rustproofing your car plus estimated costs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1972 (v.138#4) pg. 136

How to stop automobile rust before it starts. How to do a total rustproofing job in one weekend using metal primer and a rustproofing compound.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1983 (v.159#5) pg. 124

Tips on cleaning out the water drain holes found in your car's doors and rocker panels.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1987 (v.164#10) pg. 22

Repairing body rust. How to deal with surface rust, small rust holes and larger rust holes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1994 (v.171#6) pg. 101

Tips to save your car from rust and rot.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1966 (v.189#2) pg. 110

Preventing corrosion to your car can be a professional or do-it-yourself undertaking. Some tips to prevent rusting.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1975 (v.206#5) pg. 116

How commercially applied sprays fight car rust and tips on selecting one for your car.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1980 (v.216#4) pg. 121

Sure-fire method to terminate rust immediately on automobile bodies.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #191 Jun 1992 (v.16#11) pg. 21

Tip on removing rust from the interior of hood panels with rolled edges, piano hinges, and similar hollow areas.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 32

Tip on finishing the unplated sides of plated parts to reduce corrosion.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 34