Take Good Care of your Mustang
If you want your Mustang to last, you need to take care of it. We learned that lesson the hard way recently.
So after 22 years of ownership small issues are bound to pop up in any car. However, some things can be prevented. Recently, when heading home from work last week I spotted this little gem of an issue. It appears that the door weatherstrip compressed against the cowl side with the door closed and trapped some dirt/moisture in the area, causing the rust to start.
I've long been told by detailing gurus that the door jambs should be washed, dried, and even waxed to prevent dirt build up and I have done that on some of my cars, but frankly, with the '90 being a daily driver I'm lucky if it gets washed once a month with my hectic schedule.
Unfortunately now I have a rust issue and I'm going to have to make the time to clean it, make a repair, and touch up the paint. Hopefully I can take the '90 off the road in the next year or two, strip it, and rebuild the car with a nice paintjob, fresh drivetrain, new interior, and so forth and drive it another two decades. The intro photo is of the hatchback when it looked much better, and I'm hoping to get it back like that again soon!