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hey guys i have a rust spor in my floor under my pedals um what should i use to put over the hole liek sheet metal and rivot it i have some rubber would that work also should i spray rust preventer all over my floor???
 
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In the future you might want to use a bit of punctuation because it's really hard for people who might answer your question to even figure out what the question is saying not to mention general legibility of words not that we have to be English professors here but at least a little bit of normal sentences that are a decent length and not totally run on like the one I'm joking you on would be extremely helpful so just something to keep in mind for the future...

Now, to answer your question: Rubber will not work - I'm not even sure how you might attempt to use rubber. You can rivet some sheet metal over the hole if you want a quick stop gap measure that will most likely continue to rust. If you want to repair it correctly, cut out the rusted metal and weld a patch into place, then prime and paint the inside and prime and undercoat the bottom.

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so i coudlnt even put metal over it rivot it and put rust preventer on it? because i have a blown engine and have no access to a welder or torch?
 
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You could do that, but it won't be as strong or as durable as welding in a patch. If you need to something for a short stopgap measure, that should work ok for now as long as the hole's not too big. Rust convert the entire area around the patch, prime & topcoat the bottom of the patch before you rivet it into place so you get the area where the metals overlap.

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well its not a hole really its a big crack from the pedals to the firewall. i dont even know how you rivot can u tell me how you rivot?
 
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If you don't know how to use a rivet gun then I wouldn't try fixing it yourself. The best thing to do here, if it's not a rust through and just a crack, is bring it by your local welding shop and have them weld the crack shut and then grind it smooth. Then you can prime and paint it yourself.

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