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What do you guys think? Personally I am too scared to risk getting salt in bad places and having the car to rot from the inside, but could this be the answer to this issue?
 

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I have one off these and works well but wont clear mud splatter but had mine steam cleaned beginning off December and was very clean except as I said mud splatter left on the road by some nice farmer.:smthumbup
 

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I reckon that would just dissolve the salt and allow it to run even further into the chassis. It would certainly clean the bits you can see

If you want your Evo to last - don't use it on salted roads EVER ;)
 

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Problem I can see is you cant actually see where you are cleaning, can see the idea behind it but its more of a gimmick, but without being able to see, you will miss bits, and cant see where needs extra attention. I also suspect that could drive grit and salt upwards that normal road use wouldnt

It maybe better than not washing underneath at all, but not even close to not using the car on salted roads

Id still say money is better spent on regular undersealing

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Problem I can see is you cant actually see where you are cleaning, can see the idea behind it but its more of a gimmick, but without being able to see, you will miss bits, and cant see where needs extra attention. I also suspect that could drive grit and salt upwards that normal road use wouldnt

It maybe better than not washing underneath at all, but not even close to not using the car on salted roads

Id still say money is better spent on regular undersealing

Stu
I'd say if you use your car all year round, it would surely do more good than harm having one of these to rinse it down if the roads are at that salty time of year, but then as someone has mentioned maybe it would push salt into places it wouldn't usually get to.....but my gut feeling would still say it would do more good than harm.
 

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I'd say if you use your car all year round, it would surely do more good than harm having one of these to rinse it down if the roads are at that salty time of year, but then as someone has mentioned maybe it would push salt into places it wouldn't usually get to.....but my gut feeling would still say it would do more good than harm.
im undecided on that, but for me i know there is no way i'd underwash my car after every drive, my car is my only car, my daily drive. Before I received it I had it re-undersealed, and now it gets used whenever I need it

I suspect it may make me feel like im protecting the car, but in reality I doubt it would

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Yeah, so err no i can't see that being super effective at dealing with salt as said I should imagine it would only get rid of some of it and soften the rest.. I'll be waiting till the temperature is always above freezing. so march time.
 

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The Kaercher is a good idea, seen it before. But I like the old fashion way.

Here an old pic of my Evo;
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Also, I think it would send water up into places it normally might not get into. So, after you send the water up there, then you put the wax on top of that?
 

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My best tool is weather apps on my phone, I won't use my evo on a day that it forecasts frost that evening as the gritters will be out mid afternoon, I then won't use it again until it rains to wash it all away.
 

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My best tool is weather apps on my phone, I won't use my evo on a day that it forecasts frost that evening as the gritters will be out mid afternoon, I then won't use it again until it rains to wash it all away.
Your part of the pink side right????
 

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Watched the Vid (he's a nice bloke actually, met him at Hindhead tunnel run).

Not sure I would use anything high pressure on my car at all. Forces dirt and salt into the car if you are not careful. Much better to wax inside all the cavities, underseal fully then only use on salt if you absolutely have to. When I get caught out I just use one of those low pressure weed killer hand pump sprayers to get under the car. Water just drips back off and doesn't force things into the rails, etc.

Definitely always let the car dry off fully before covering or garaging as well. Most people don't know that putting a car damp into a garage will harm it a lot more than leaving it in the rain.
 

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I think these are a bit of a mixed remedy. As has been pointed out, you can't see how much it's taking off until you get a good look under it, and given it's spraying up it may just be pushing the dirt and grit around.

If it's wet out, and the underside is wet anyway, it may be about effective as an impact parachute. Maybe use it once every so often. Anyone thinking of one, don't make the mistake of not bothering to under seal the car first
 

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If you have your own pressure washer you can do a simple test yourself after you drive on salty roads.

No soap, set pressure to around that of the chassis sprayer and go over the side of the car, and let it dry itself - as the under chassis wash would do.

Then run your finger over the paint and taste if there's salt still there (it's not going to kill you :lol:). Unless you sponge the surface as well, salt is very difficult to remove with water jet alone.
 
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