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Author Topic:   keeping a clean car
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 27
posted December 11, 2005 06:27 AM  
what do most of you do to keep underneath clean. I have been using Castrol super clean, but it takes the color off of the anodised aluminum peices on the car. I see some cars that are years old and still immaculate. Is it Mud off?

Dirt Forum Champ
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posted December 11, 2005 07:42 AM  
plain old soap and hot water pressrue washer every week. Thats all it takes.

Dirt Forum Champ
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posted December 11, 2005 12:08 PM  
we pull into the car wash on the way home from the track and wash the car. $5-10 bucks per night is worth it to have a clean car to work under through the week.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 21
posted December 11, 2005 09:16 PM  
I let mine sit for a day,knock the mud off on the trailer,leave that in the neighbors yard.It seems to save a buck or two if all the mud is dry.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted December 12, 2005 08:33 AM  
Mudd Off pre race and a mixture of 50/50 simple green and water and power washer to clean the car. after car is clean spray entire frame with WD-40.Keeps all looking like new.

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posted December 12, 2005 11:08 AM  
I like to spray it down in baby oil as much as I can. Then either go to car wash and clean it there for 10 bucks or more, or go home and put it up in the air, take off wheels andhand scrub everything and lots of dawn dishsoap and hard work. But keeps it clean. The dawn seems to do good with the mud spots, Also I wax the body a few times a year seems to help also.
This year I am hoping to have a hot water pressure washer, I know one late model guy that uses one and swears by them.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 379
posted December 12, 2005 02:19 PM  
We go to a $5.00 all you can wash car-wash, and usually leave the mess there.

Dirt Full Roller

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posted December 13, 2005 02:36 PM  

Dirt Forum Racer

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posted December 13, 2005 05:12 PM  
I haven't even washed off the mud from Boone yet!

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posted December 13, 2005 06:51 PM  
I forgot to mention this.. you might try going to you local carwash and hit them up for sponsorship. Even if its 10 or 20$ worth of tokens a week it may not seem like much but its worth it. And its good advertisement for the wash. Everytime we wash the car people stop and look.

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