Rust and your M-body
The following areas are most common for surface rust on your m-body.
front of trunk lid
bottom of rear quarter panel
bottom of front fenders behind wheel
The next time you check the air pressure in your front tires, check for rust! There is a lip where the floor pan meets the fire-wall which can trap water, snow and salt and create a hole. If this hole is not patched, the water can soak your under carpeting, and cause your entire floor to rust out. If you feel at a soft spot, you are probably shoving your finger into the hole and pushing on the carpeting!
The driver side has a different problem. Even if you don't think you have rust, pull back the plastic wheel skirt behind the front wheel. You should see a spot with the top of the rocker panel and the side of the floor. This is also an area that is rust prone.
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