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Old 13 April 2018, 08:02 AM   #1  
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Can anyone recommend a good rust treater. I have some surface rust on the tops of my windscreen
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If it's immediately above the screen, it's probably from a replacement job in the past that has let water in, and will be creeping from under the windscreen/trim so will return soon if just treated in isolation. You need to take the screen out to deal with it properly (and hope it hasn't left any holes).
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I had a new screen fitted a few months back. While it was out I had the area rust treated. Its where the rubber strip is to the top of the roof.
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In that case I would use Bilt Hamber Hydrate 80 after removing as much as possible (I treated similar rust successfully on my classic after doing what you have done). Make sure you pay attention to the instructions as it doesn't seem to work well if you put too much on!

Getting the paint to look decent after treating is more tricky, but anything is better than rust.
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In that case I would use Bilt Hamber Hydrate 80 after removing as much as possible (I treated similar rust successfully on my classic after doing what you have done). Make sure you pay attention to the instructions as it doesn't seem to work well if you put too much on!

Getting the paint to look decent after treating is more tricky, but anything is better than rust.
Thanks for the heads up
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