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Cant stop rust on rocker panels

It isnt bad like any holes or anything deformed just blotchy rust. i cant seem to stop any suggestions would be greatly appreciated how to fix it. thanks adam I have a 2001 Grand Prix and I currently have no other problems but my rockers are terrible. I had them fixed last August when the rust was surface rust not they are shot. I even have some small holes starting.

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If someone could solve this problem forever they would become instant millionaires!!! (it is an ongoing problem with just about every vehicle forever (road salt and pitting from stuff that gets kicked up by tires, does not care what kind of vehicle it is) I generally use a product called rust killer. Just follow instructions on container. I have a Jeep (noted for rust there) I use rust killer, then cover the entire rocker with fiberglass, then spray the entire thing with bedliner coating. (if you need to match paint on car, just re-spray over it with correct colour)
The biggest problem is that the rust you see is not all the rust that's there...it actually begins inside the panel where you can't get to ...that's why it bleeds rust stain through the paint before holes appear.
Good luck! Hope this helps you.

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