any xpert here? what to do when frame is abit corroded?

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by crashman

hi everyone in :D
what am i to do with when my frame a bit corroded? will i need to change it? or maybe other method? will corroded reduce lifespans of easton tubing? i have GT zaskar race 2001? thanks alot

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by polaris

I assume your frame is painted (rather than anodized)?

Its hard to know without seeing the state of the frame, but if its not major, I'd clean the area thoroughly, give it a rub down with some fine sandpaper and paint over the top.

It really shouldn't cause any problems. Aluminium effectively protects itself.
.....but it still has to work!

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