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SVTcobra04
12-16-2004, 11:53 PM
to cold now to wash my cobra.any ideas on how to keep it clean till i garage it...other then not driving it:D

VegasPackerFan
12-17-2004, 01:43 AM
move to a warm climate and drive year round....LOL....j/k.


When I lived in WI I used to towel wash my cars when it was cold outside. Use a damp(hot water) rag and then wipe it down right away.

Vegas

Butcher
12-17-2004, 02:16 AM
move to a warm climate and drive year round....LOL....j/k.


When I lived in WI I used to towel wash my cars when it was cold outside. Use a damp(hot water) rag and then wipe it down right away.

Vegas
Yep, what he said. Otherwise, Cover it with Zaino, put a cover over it after a good wax seal, dust sucks. ;)

Jimmie

SVTcobra04
12-17-2004, 07:02 AM
move to a warm climate and drive year round....LOL....j/k.


When I lived in WI I used to towel wash my cars when it was cold outside. Use a damp(hot water) rag and then wipe it down right away.

Vegas
yea i wish i lived in a warm climate year round.......but snow is fun with a 4x4 so im happy....ill try the damp warm rag.thnx

SVTcobra04
12-17-2004, 07:19 AM
how do you get rid of swirl marks......there really annoying..and seem to love black cars:mad:

Butcher
12-17-2004, 07:21 AM
yea i wish i lived in a warm climate year round.......but snow is fun with a 4x4 so im happy....ill try the damp warm rag.thnxYeppers, i have an 84 4 runner with a 400+ chevy smallblock, stroker, sprayed, frame mounted, an NP205 transfer and 9" cut front and rear with cut 44 boggers hanging off the ends. I took the Mooneyham off it, changed the compression, sand sucks for teflon seals. 12,000lb WARNS forward and aft, i never get stuck. Total mudbogger, can you say slop?!

Damn thing does have a tendency to run hot in deepassed mud...forged motors kick ass.

FEED ME!

Jimmie

Firme
12-17-2004, 10:29 AM
Jimmie, pics??

how do you get rid of swirl marks......there really annoying..and seem to love black cars:mad:
zaino Z-5 will take car of those swirl marks (top it off with Z-2 after Z-5). The black Cobra's here swear by it.

SVTcobra04
12-18-2004, 09:53 AM
ok ill hjave to get the zaino kit......butcher thats a really kool 4x4 u have any pics,could u email em to me,i only have an 93 explorer:D.....so its not just my black cobra with a case of the swirls.

jack
12-19-2004, 02:52 PM
I've never used the Zaino stuff but to give you another company to look at 3M make a good Swirl Mark Remover. I used 3m Liquid Ebony on a black GT i had a few years back. I liked it really well. Where did you guys get the Zaino kits at? I would like to check on it. thanks

jack
12-19-2004, 03:34 PM
Just looked on the Show and Shine page, and if i can find some of it im going to try it. From everyones post on the Zaino products they must be really great. Any certain stores or mail order places you guys get it at?

SVTcobra04
12-21-2004, 11:39 PM
is the zaino kit better then meguiers NXT wax?

Firme
12-22-2004, 07:31 AM
Zaino can be bought at http://www.zainostore.com/ or you can see if there is a reseller in your area.


is the zaino kit better then meguiers NXT wax?
from my personal experience, YES, NXT didn't seem to last long at all, Zaino will last a really long time.

SVTcobra04
12-22-2004, 08:04 AM
ok......im gonna wash and wax my cobra today because it will be warm:)

ausie
12-22-2004, 10:38 AM
You might want to avoid the damp towel method if you have a black vehicle unless you wash off all the road grime first before applying the towel to it. You could always wait for temperatures to rise above freezing then just wash if off like you normally would. However, if you live in an area that loves to over-salt the road surfaces, you should also clean off the underside of the car as well to reduce the amount of rust you may get.