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Old 03-14-2012, 11:46 AM
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Default Undercarrage cleaning

While I got the Deuce up on jack stands I thought I would scrub down her underside. I have seen many cleaners suggested

1) Simple green
2) Deep purple cleaner
3) Oven cleaner (not too shure I want to do this one)

For those that have done this what did you use?

The Deuce has never seen salt or snow so this kind of grunge is not there. from what I can tell it is mostly road tar.
 

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Old 03-14-2012, 11:52 AM
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The local carwash here in town has underwash still some salt on the roads here so its nice to wash it litterally daily, and the underwash is great to get the bottom clean!
 
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:55 AM
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I had pretty good results using simple green. Then again mine's daily driven and has been driven in salt numerous time. Previous owner clearly neglected the underside I'm sure either of the first two choices would work great.
 
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I had pretty good results using simple green. Then again mine's daily driven and has been driven in salt numerous time. Previous owner clearly neglected the underside I'm sure either of the first two choices would work great.

Ya that is what I was thinking too ... was just fishing for more Ideas.


The deuce has never been in an automated car wash. I hate the thought of those brushes scraping her paint. I have used the quarter car washes when I did the route 66 trip with her.

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Originally Posted by Tadcaster View Post
Ya that is what I was thinking too ... was just fishing for more Ideas.


The deuce has never been in an automated car wash. I hate the thought of those brushes scraping her paint. I have used the quarter car washes when I did the route 66 trip with her.

Thanks Guys!
agree with you 100%, No brushes with this wash! its a laser wash
Nothing touches the car.
 
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Originally Posted by MnteCrloSS47 View Post
agree with you 100%, No brushes with this wash! its a laser wash
Nothing touches the car.
That's one of the few things I regret doing to my Monte is using a brush. I had to once because the owner of the wash was there and he wasn't too happy about me and my bucket of soap taking up his cleaning bay when there was a line for the manual washes all around the lot haha. I just used the brush lightly and came back at night when it wasn't busy Glad he wasn't there the time I lifted it up, put it on stands and cleaned the underside real good
 
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Originally Posted by 01 Monte SS View Post
That's one of the few things I regret doing to my Monte is using a brush. I had to once because the owner of the wash was there and he wasn't too happy about me and my bucket of soap taking up his cleaning bay when there was a line for the manual washes all around the lot haha. I just used the brush lightly and came back at night when it wasn't busy Glad he wasn't there the time I lifted it up, put it on stands and cleaned the underside real good
nice!!
Must be one mean carwash owner!
The times i do handwash it i go to a carwash with a bucket and soap and just use his wash for the spray :p but he was cool while i was washing it in his wash he came up asking questions about the car ect. Was real cool about it
 
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Originally Posted by MnteCrloSS47 View Post
nice!!
Must be one mean carwash owner!
The times i do handwash it i go to a carwash with a bucket and soap and just use his wash for the spray :p but he was cool while i was washing it in his wash he came up asking questions about the car ect. Was real cool about it
Yeah that's exactly how it was in Webster City, (smaller town where I'm from) but in Ames they're a little different. Lots of signs that say no buckets too haha. They also just want to get the most cars through and make the most money. And with me sitting there not using his brush/feeding the timer he wasn't making any money
 
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Originally Posted by 01 Monte SS View Post
Yeah that's exactly how it was in Webster City, (smaller town where I'm from) but in Ames they're a little different. Lots of signs that say no buckets too haha. They also just want to get the most cars through and make the most money. And with me sitting there not using his brush/feeding the timer he wasn't making any money
nice job coming back when he left
 
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Originally Posted by MnteCrloSS47 View Post
agree with you 100%, No brushes with this wash! its a laser wash
Nothing touches the car.

Laser wash HA HA thats i new one on me. Haven't seen on of those yet.
 

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