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Found a truck in MN I'm interested...but rust concerns?...

I live in the south so I'm not used to any rust whatsoever, and you can spot the cars from the rust belt down here a mile away. Anyway, found an '06 with 80k all in MN from a dealer that I'm very interested in but it worried about the orange stuff. here's a few pics of the underside. The truck does have chrome rocker panels also I'd want to remove and worried there may be rust underneath them. Anyway, would appreciate any opinions.





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Doesn't look to bad, but I also live in the rust belt. Nothing a little paiting and sanding can't take care of.

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Looks fine to me.

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I wouldn't be too worried about surface rust. I have some one my truck and I live in an area that gets 6 whole inches of percipitation a year. Just make sure you can't flake it off.

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