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Ziebart of old
Posted by westernny [Email] (more from westernny) on Fri, 9 Jun 2017 08:26:29
In Reply to: Re: will you please get your saab rustproofed before it's too late !, EAnderson, Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:27:41
The last "car" I owned before I bought my first Saab, was an American Motors product. The dealer foisted a Ziebart treatment on me (being young and maybe a bit impressionable...), which I think cost maybe four hundred bucks back then.
Two years later when the vehicle began to rust rather alarmingly in several places, I took it to the local Ziebart place and after inspection, they refunded me my money for the rustproofing. Seems the tiny print in the Ziebart contract said they could either pay to fix the rust damage - or just refund the fee.
When I asked the salesman who sold me my 900 if I needed to add rustproofing, he made a face and said something like, "not unless you just want to waste a lot of money..." FWIW, that 900 did begin to rust - about 9 years after I bought it. At 199K miles, I figured that wasn't too bad...
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Posts in this Thread:
- will you please get your saab rustproofed before it's too late !, neil dale , Tue, 6 Jun 2017 13:09:07
- Re: will you please get your saab rustproofed before it's too late !, Dean, Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:19:24
- yup, Snowmobile , Tue, 6 Jun 2017 20:44:301
- I've been thinking about pressure washing then POR-15, Notnoel , Wed, 7 Jun 2017 08:16:53
- por-15 is a (special) paint, not rust proofing, Snowmobile , Thu, 8 Jun 2017 04:18:39
- Re: I've been thinking about pressure washing then POR-15, neil dale , Wed, 7 Jun 2017 14:32:44
- Re: I've been thinking about pressure washing then POR-15, Craig, Wed, 7 Jun 2017 09:45:50
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