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Old 09-15-2012, 04:05 AM   #11
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just wait till you drive down a dirt road or something..
Just wait until you live on a dirt road...

I have a 1/4" thick layer of dust on my rear bumper shelf.
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Old 09-22-2012, 01:43 PM   #12
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Yep, washed the hatch today and it was dusty on the rear b the time I drove 1/2 mile home.
Between washes, I just windex the rear glass and wipe the rest with a CA Car Duster.
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Old 09-22-2012, 01:46 PM   #13
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Yup, it's a hatch thing...damn design of a sexy looking car lol
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Old 09-22-2012, 01:53 PM   #14
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It's not just a hatch thing.

It's physics.
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Old 09-22-2012, 02:19 PM   #15
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Part of the problem is static cling buy a good wax like meguiers ultimate wax. You can pick it up at any parts store
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I have the 3D Carbon rear spoiler and I get really cool modern art dust designs on my back window.... <G>, it's only modestly cleaner than the plain stock rear spoiler.
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Nature of a hatch. The wing may do a little to help but it will still happen. I hate that this does happen also but I hate sedans even more. lol.
I 2nd that. ^^^^ More so from regular bumper covers to SAP's.
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