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Old 10-18-2003, 10:32 PM   #1
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Winter Car?

so who here has the honor of the Focus being there winter car? I do i do. See it wouldn't be so bad here in Chicago if it wasn't for it being all like "2% chance for quarter of an inch of snow" thats it 2 inches of salt on the road within 15mins. If it wasn't for that damn salt winters would be ok. So any tips for like anti rusting ur car? like the bottom


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replace w/ stainless steel, or just wash your undercarriage
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Old 10-18-2003, 10:50 PM   #3
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i get to drive my car in the winter, yay! and they salt here like there's no tomorrow!

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Old 10-18-2003, 10:55 PM   #4
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Same here! I cant wait. My first winter with the focus! I live in upper upstate Ny too! We've already got snow showers! Although they dont salt that much up here there method is taking pounds of dirt and throwing it all over the damn road
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yeh we use sand here
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replace w/ stainless steel, or just wash your undercarriage
replace what with stainless steel? Also to wash undercarriage just take it to a do it ur self car wash and just power wash it under neath?
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Yeah my plan for avoiding the rust was just not to drive on snowy days! So looks like im on vacation from November to March
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well it's not the snow that makes ur car rust really it's the salt and u can't avoind that even like a week after it snows. Of course we wont' drive on snowy days but after the snow has been plowed it's the salt that remains.
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just make sure to clean the rims once in a while during the winter u should be fine
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