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Does anyone have any experience with this device. We have it in both our vehicles and so far (on our 5 yr old car) we have seen no rust. Not even in the little nicks in the paint that show metal. It fits nicely right under the hood mounted on the firewall in front of the driver.

The idea is that it sends a very slight pulse of electricity through the body and all metal parts which changes the reaction that electrons would have in the creation of rust. Here is a quick visual of how it works. Well, so far so good I think.

I don’t know why they keep spreading salt on the roads around hear. We know the affects it has on the cars and the environment. And we know that cinders work so well! Maybe cinders stick around too long? Maybe the Department of Transportation is in cahoots with car manufacturing companies…or better yet, body shops?

Well who knows. Just curious about peoples experience with these devices pictured above.

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My trusty little car just turned 100,000 miles the other day. It used to be a big deal some years ago. Men would lean on their vehicles and with a prideful tone say “Yep, she turned 100,000 miles and is still runnin’!” But today, its not such a big deal…and I am thankful for that. They have made car making so efficient. The metalworking is a lot more precise when making all the engine and transmission parts. So things last longer…well at least the Korean and Japanese vehicles do.

This is not a slam on American vehicles. I love the Jeep Cherokee and the 85 F-150. But the foreign cars are really making the American manufacturers step up to the plate in the area of quality. There is no reason to spend the kind of money that is posted on a fluorescent sticker on a car window only to have major repairs a year or so later…even 5 years later! And the Japanese and Korean car manufacturers have proved that.

We have a 2002 Hyundai Elantra. We bought it with 30,000 miles I think, maybe less. I cant remember. We bought it in 2003. We have had no major repairs done to it since we bought it. The only things that have malfunctioned are the pull handle for the trunk release, the clock comes on and off whenever it wants and we have a red “Air Bag” light that stays on. Thats it! We just keep the tires up to snuff and change the oil ever 3,000 miles…or more. They basically made money on the warranty that we purchased because we never had to use it. We are considering extending the warranty however since the car is getting up there in age and mileage.

We have been so pleased with the Korean brand that we purchased a Korean minivan, a Kia Sedona, this past summer. So far so good. We bought that for about $5,000 LESS than the other American models. It was loaded with options, had 27,000miles (the American models had around 40,000), and was only about 1 yr older!

So all this to say that I am not ashamed of, but am rather happy with my little import, even though I’d still enjoy driving a truck or Jeep again.