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      12-28-2012, 11:50 AM   #1
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I hate salt

so I was driving through the turnpike last night and all of a sudden I come up to a salt truck spitting out salt I the roads..I had no other choice but to pass him up..I can't tell if I got any chips cause my car is filthy from the salty roads..srry jus had to vent lol
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      12-28-2012, 11:53 AM   #2
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hahahah I feel your pain

when i had my 745

i came behind one just as he started throwing salt everywhere

i grabbed my hot coffee that i had from starbucks and tossed it right as his window .

yeh i have road rage...
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      12-28-2012, 12:02 PM   #3
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hahaha...do you think that left chips on the paint
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      12-28-2012, 01:45 PM   #4
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Don't worry about chipping the paint. Worry about corrosion.
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      12-29-2012, 03:34 AM   #5
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They don't use salt here in Alaska, but they do use pea gravel. So, while I'm glad to say we have no chemically induced corrosion, I do have a windshield chip. Also saw where I also got a very tiny, almost unnoticeable paint chip - wouldn't you know, right at the very edge of the clear bra I had installed. Grrr!
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      12-29-2012, 04:00 AM   #6
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Don't worry about chipping the paint. Worry about corrosion.
LiveLarger: I'm in Germany and haven't located a touchless car wash. What do you do at the end of winter to get the salt off the undercarriage?
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LiveLarger: I'm in Germany and haven't located a touchless car wash. What do you do at the end of winter to get the salt off the undercarriage?
I use a high pressure washer.
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Worry less about corrosion and worry more about death if they didn't do salting!
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Georgia! I just spent a week in Chicago and boy do they use a lot of salt. There is no way you can keep your car clean in winter. I still have to get all the salt out from under the car.
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