Anyone plasti dip their hinges? Will it prevent rusting?

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I was looking at used Wranglers but ended up buying a new one. I noticed that even on Wranglers that were only a few years old the hinges were rusting. The paint was turning white and bubbling up, etc.

Would plasti dip protect them from rusting? Anyone try it?

Thanks!





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I can almost guarantee that that will not help. The doors and hood are corroding from the inside out. But it may cover it up so you won't notice it. I bought my 2018 JL in August 2018 and I noticed there was a nickel-sized area of corrosion in May 2019. It takes only a few months to start.
 

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Try using Turtle Wax spray wax on a regular basis or coat them with Line-X.
 

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That’s not great !

we covered by bodywork warrantee on this then?

Rust is a thing of the past on new cars surely?
 

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Looks like it's all caused by dissimilar metals..
(Remember Chemistry class...)
I haven't noticed it yet, but hoping it doesn't occur... Coming up on the first winter season in beautiful OHIO.... Looking forward to the salt and brine (NOT!)
 

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That’s not great !

we covered by bodywork warrantee on this then?

Rust is a thing of the past on new cars surely?
Yes it's covered. Where hinges attach to doors usually start to bubble inside 6 months. Thus far no known permanent fix, new doors/paint and it happens again inside 12 months.

I suspect it's the next class action we see against FCA in a year or so.
 

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