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    Hi guys,

    Here's a daft question, been using my car all week. It's now covered in salt from the motorway.
    What's the safest way of cleaning it.
    I don't want to use a MIT as I'm scared it'll scratch. The rear of the car is WHITE and caked In the stuff.

    Any suggestions folks?

    Neil
     
     

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    Would That not scratch also?
    I'm v.paranoid on the cleaning thing...
     
     

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    you can safely wash it with a good quality lamps wool wash mit

    using the two bucket method ....

    one bucket with soapy water in and anouther with clean water

    get the wash mit soapy, use on car rinise in clean water bucket, soap up again, use on car, rinise in clean water ... and soo on ..

    Also it is a good idea to use two wash mits one for the lower half (below the trim strip on the doors) and the other for above

    Wash the lower part first, wheel arches and wheels change water in both buckets and move on with the next mit washing the whole car even the bits you just done

    Do you have a presure washer? and a snow lance? if you snow foam it first leave it to soak then wash it the salt will be easier to get off

    failling that, this is what i do, i dont have a presure washer, give it a good soak with the hose with just water first
     
     

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    I would pressure wash it before going anywhere near it with a mitt..
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbenstrikes View Post
    I would pressure wash it before going anywhere near it with a mitt..
    To add, sounds obvious but if you jet wash at 45 degrees to the cars panel and stay 3 foot away, it'll rinse the $hite off without damaging paintwork
     
     

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    Thanks guys, can't wash today anyway ... It's decided to snow another 4inches this morning!
    StuPid weather!
    Last edited by N3il123; 08-01-2011 at 12:26. Reason: Error typing
     
     

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