that should be ok for 6 months or so. that is what i normally do to mine and its usually about 6 months before the road dirt and stuff has the rust creeping out again, even in the summer. the debris on the road that gets thrown up by your tires while driving really knocks the paint off, like a sand blaster
A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men- Stephen King.
"Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction". --I am not sure who said this but it properly describes our president.