As I searched through the internet looking for my next article idea, I noticed that there were a lot of questions about whether mud caused rust. For off-roaders, this is a serious question. Well, the answer is simple and straightforward: YES.
Rust is caused by a combination of iron, water, and oxygen. Mud, of course, is partly of composed of water, which is the major component in the formation of rust. As a truck owner and lover, it’s important that you don’t let this mud sit on your truck for weeks on end.