eh, it's my understanding that the time to apply rust-proofing is before the rust starts. Suggest you will have to clean all the current rust before applying - and then the questions of how well the rust was removed will remain. Further suggest that applying rust-proofing over material already rusted will only accelerate the problem - perhaps mask it for a bit longer - but the rust will eventually show up bigger and badder than if left alone.
No personal experience - just speculating.
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