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Old 11-30-2004, 09:59 PM   #1
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I need to drive my bimmer in winter.

How do I get rid of the salt? I want to buy a power washer and connect it to a faucet at home. What kind of power does it need to have to take the salt off? Does it work?

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Old 11-30-2004, 10:00 PM   #2
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wtf if u live in india u shuddn't be worried about driving ur 318 during the winter

other then that...just drive to a coin-op and hose ur biatch down for a toonie.
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:04 PM   #3
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I don't want to pay, and I don't want to scrub the damn thing, i just want a really powerful jet to get rif of all the salt

BTW the perople in Jababoon are retarded. they dump mountains of salt to try to imitate snow, cause they don't have any. The Jababoonis are happy about it, but little do they know......
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:05 PM   #4
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LMFAO @ "jaboonies" are they really called that!?

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Old 11-30-2004, 10:45 PM   #5
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Generally, the only thing I powerwash on a car is the body...For underbody and engine bay, normal garden hose attached to a good gun is already plenty of pressure...the point is to dilute the salt...

You will most likely have to coin wash it anyways because outdoor hoses will freeze in the winter.

If you have rustproofing, you don't want to powerful a spray- otherwise, you might spray that off too...
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:51 PM   #6
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You spray the engine bay??
And I will get it rustproofed, does that mean I should just use a normal hose?
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Old 11-30-2004, 11:12 PM   #7
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i dont understnad y some ppl make such a big deal outa this like i love drivin my car no matter what the weather is like
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Old 11-30-2004, 11:31 PM   #8
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^^^ its not about driving it or not, its getting rid of the salt....

off-topic, but who does the best rust-proffing? krown?
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Old 12-01-2004, 12:24 AM   #9
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You spray the engine bay??
And I will get it rustproofed, does that mean I should just use a normal hose?
I clean the engine bay occasionally (with engine cleaner and garden hose), a clean car supposidely lasts longer...

You should use a normal hose on everything but the body. A pressure washer can force water into places where water usually won't make it in- such as electronics, bearings, water can even get inside the cabin if you are not careful around seals...that causes lots of trouble.
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Old 12-01-2004, 07:59 AM   #10
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off-topic, but who does the best rust-proffing? krown?
get it oil-sprayed.
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Old 12-01-2004, 08:48 AM   #11
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i can hook u up with a nice pressure washer, new, i think it was 1300 rps or 1600, one or the other for 150$ I have the same one, its AMAZING. Pm me for details
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^^^where abouts would one get that done?
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Old 12-01-2004, 09:49 AM   #13
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^^^pretty much any place that does rustproofing. Ziebart, Autobahn, etc.
Oilspraying is more affective than rustproofing. The difference is, rustproofing lasts about 5 years, whereas oilspraying needs to be done every year or two (every 2 years is just fine). In most cases, it's better to get new cars get rustproofed & get used cars oilsprayed.
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Old 12-01-2004, 12:36 PM   #14
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In most cases, it's better to get new cars get rustproofed & get used cars oilsprayed.
Why is that?
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