The following before and after pictures show more or less what I am trying to do with the whole car inside and out.
March 6, 2001: Except for the center link, the suspension and steering components in this picture are new parts that were installed in the spring of 2000. Grime and rust are everywhere.
June 9, 2001: The same view three months and three thousand miles later after a week of much cleaning, rust treatment, priming and painting underneath the front end of the car.
Ranchero body repair I did myself in the Spring of 2001