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Its getting close to the time of year I oil spray the Liberty's underside and between sheet metal and inside doors for salt corrosion prevention.

Despite my trailing arms looking like new, they still replaced them under the corrosion recall.

Sacrilege to the enviromentalists, its the only way I know that allows me to keep all the nuts, bolts and panels like new after ten years.

So I'm looking to see where the Renegade's plastic is and where to drill access holes in the door jambs and fenders for the oil soaking.

You NE USA residents know what I'm talking about.
 

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Its getting close to the time of year I oil spray the Liberty's underside and between sheet metal and inside doors for salt corrosion prevention.

Despite my trailing arms looking like new, they still replaced them under the corrosion recall.

Sacrilege to the enviromentalists, its the only way I know that allows me to keep all the nuts, bolts and panels like new after ten years.

So I'm looking to see where the Renegade's plastic is and where to drill access holes in the door jambs and fenders for the oil soaking.

You NE USA residents know what I'm talking about.
NE USA yes but don't forget Canada, my Jeep has been oiled every year for 14 years and the paint is original. That's why it looks soooo good in the pic below :D
 

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Yes! Never forget Canada!

Considering Lake Erie sits on the world's largest deposit of salt, I amazed any cars survive.
 

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also depends on where you live right, some places don't use salt for road de icing, I know BC for instance uses sand not salt...

As for the environmentalists.... The ship their iPhones cause more pollution and environmental degradation than a small oil spray, even if we all did it simultaneously ;)
 

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Concept is straightforward. Metal covered in an oil doesn't rust.

So I have a mechanic put the car on a lift and spray new engine oil with a paint sprayer under low pressure on the underside, in the door and fender panels, rocker panels, even the engine block to prevent the salt they use on our winter roads from corroding the metal. Admittedly, it weeps for a day or two but the trade off is I have never had a bolt seize or fender rust out in this environment. Obviously, desert, dry, or non-salt environments may never need this.

We do it before and after the winter season. We've learned it was better to repeat the rustproofing instead of trusting a one-time application to last forever. I think european compounds tend to mix a wax in with the oil for better adhesion. Its OK I guess. But is is harder to get off if you need to work on a part.
 

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also depends on where you live right, some places don't use salt for road de icing, I know BC for instance uses sand not salt...

As for the environmentalists.... The ship their iPhones cause more pollution and environmental degradation than a small oil spray, even if we all did it simultaneously ;)
Now i believe some places are using some sort of liquid. not sure what it is but it doesn't seem to be salt. some blue liquid.
 

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Now i believe some places are using some sort of liquid. not sure what it is but it doesn't seem to be salt. some blue liquid.
As long as its not aircraft blue liquid. :|

My city tried to use salt and molasses as a deicer until deer were standing in the road licking it up. The brilliance of government never ceases to amaze me.
 
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