Your post answers your question lol. Your way of fixing it is right on- I just would sand and spray with Rust-Oleum.Does anybody else have this? I just pulled out the drivers seat, to sand and repaint the front feet, that bolt into the chassis.
I assume it's because: I track snow and salt into that area for the last 17 years. Still seams strange, they were painted from the factory. Wonder if metal to metal contact had anything to do with it, where the male and female peg and hole under feet locate, into the chassis.
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