Originally Posted by Rootus
Neither rusts the way iron does.
Actually, his point does stand. Magnesium allows can rust *really* fast when exposed to salts, because the salt causes the oxide to flake like iron rust does.
No road salt? not a problem. Those of us with salted roads have more to worry about.
That said, It's been used in airplanes for decades and I'm sure there are things you can do.