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Heres the bushing for the lower control arm hub connection. It will fit. I just dont have time to take it to a shop. Nor do i own a press. 15788759180386586865417492005959.jpg 1578875998053216858115984481228.jpg
 

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All done, unfortunately i didnt get more pictures. My family had to put the nuts on while i bench pressed the frame into place. Feel free to ask questions. 15788795070174155495258326329482.jpg 15788795463587764464495760207568.jpg
 

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That has to be a replacement sub-frame from a donor car.
It must be! Or I'll be super duper surprised if he did repair it. Anyways, I'm interested on how to prevent rust.

One of the YouTube videos I saw in dealing with rust is this:


Although I haven't tried exactly what is on the video, what I do is use WD-40 silicone spray on the door's drain holes.
 

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The problem with repairing rust on a frame like this is. You cant get to the inside. You can wire brush and grind away everything on the outside but the inside will continue to rot.
I ordered a replacement frame from ebay. I took my time and ordered from a non rust belt state (flordia). Even the used lower control arms i bought from ebay didnt have a speck of rust on them. The bushings where in great shape too.
I scuffed up the factory paint and i used rustoleum oil based enamel. It takes a good 24 hrs to dry. But..i have yet to find another paint that does as good as a job. They even have a rusty metal primer that improves adhesion. All of it goes on with a brush so you dont have to worry about overspray.
 

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Now unfortunately i must sell the car. It served me well. The next person to own this car will get a almost brand new ride for around a thousand bucks. I know ill never recoup the money i put into it. And i cant ask for much considering the 207,000 miles. Im considering finding a family that needs a good car and donating it.
 

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Now unfortunately i must sell the car. It served me well. The next person to own this car will get a almost brand new ride for around a thousand bucks. I know ill never recoup the money i put into it. And i cant ask for much considering the 207,000 miles. Im considering finding a family that needs a good car and donating it.
So kind of you... and may the next owner take care of it the way you did it.
 
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