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My daughter in law took her Mazda MX-5 for a service this week. It's about eighteen months old and she has had it since June 2020. Due to lockdown, though, she's not driven too much. The dealer rang her...
I have a 2000 Mercedes SLK - which I purchased from a friend a year ago. I'm retired and don't do many miles in a year. The car has done over 140k miles but passed the MoT with no advisories in September....
The at-fault third party who damaged my car has agreed to pay for the repairs privately, no insurance company involved. The local repairer can't do the work until the end of January. Should I T-Cut what...
I 've had two 2001 Mercedes-Benz E-Class models and both rusted. When did Mercedes start using better steel on their E-Class?
My son, a carpenter, is set on buying a Transit Trend T350 but I have heard it said the model generally is prone to rusting underneath. Do you know if this rumour is well-founded or tosh? I have always...
I'm looking to buy a small van, e.g. Ford Transit Connect (LWB, high top). The plan is to use it as a small camper at weekends and drive it as my everyday vehicle during the week, so I need a reasonable...
Will the floor panels of a 1937 Fiat Topolino have any rust issues to be aware of?
I have a short wheelbase Volkswagen T5 campervan, but need something slightly larger with a high roof. I fancy a long wheelbase Ford Transit Custom. Transit did have a reputation for rust, so I would value...
With all the publicity about over complex, money pit, unfit for purpose cars - what do you recommend as a low tech alternative? I realise regulations don't permit this for a modern car, but what about...
I'm thinking of buying a Maserati Levante. I live a mile from the sea. Am I likely to be letting myself in for a lot of rust-related grief in a few years time? I was disappointed to learn that the manufacturer...
 

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