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I know not all of you have this problem but here in Alberta Canada we deal with 5 feet of snow and -40 temps. Does anyone have good tips for protecting the paint from rust etc etc? Ive heard using a good wax sealent is good but no experience with it!

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I live in Red Deer, and I usually just wax my car several times through the winter. It works well but doesn't do anything to protect you from the inevitable spring onslaught of loose gravel hitting the front of your car.
 

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The only way rust will form is if there's a chip somewhere. Remedy it by having touch up handy. I also have a 3M clear bra on my front end.
 

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What do those 3M treatments run?
mine was 8 bills, whole front, half hood and fenders, lower rocker panels, rear bumper strip under the hatch, small piece on dash panel near the ignition to prevent key scratches
 

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Just don't get it on your junk. It's Shortening.
 

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I taped-up the areas I thought would get beat and sprayed them with clear plasti-dip. It will "peel" off when you are done with it and is cost effective. I guess I'll find out if it lasts the winter. It's been on about 3 week and seems to be holding up but no salt/snow yet.
 

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I taped-up the areas I thought would get beat and sprayed them with clear plasti-dip. It will "peel" off when you are done with it and is cost effective. I guess I'll find out if it lasts the winter. It's been on about 3 week and seems to be holding up but no salt/snow yet.
They make clear plasti-dip? Interesting.
 

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mine was 8 bills, whole front, half hood and fenders, lower rocker panels, rear bumper strip under the hatch, small piece on dash panel near the ignition to prevent key scratches

I snagged some off ebay and covered the area at the door handles outside and the ignition as I too thought that area was overlooked for potential scratches.:)
 
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