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Clearly, you should have bought a lotto ticket too.
Really, my car was fine after driving through a small flood
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I do occasionally take my 930 to the car wash, but never through an automated car wash. However, I just usually wash my car in my front yard. I'd just like to find out how I can keep my car from getting so dusty.
your kidding , right???? don't drive it, keep it covered in the garage should do it..... :-)....
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I can't not drive it, a car needs to be driven
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The rear end of the 911 has a dust magnet as factory default.Cannot be removed.
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I use a California Duster.... I also use it on my Harley, so I'm not afraid of it scratching my precious 911. Just shake it out every now and then... I haven't washed my car in a year...
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The tail wing creates a turbulant semi low pressure area behind the car while it's moving and thats why a lot of road dust and exhaust particulates may collect there.

Washing it is the same as any other car. Water flows downhill so start on the top of the roof and work your way down. Garden hose works fine.

Just don't spray water into the interior air extraction vent at the back of the roof above the rear window on a 911 coupe. You don't want a bunch of water in there. Targa's don't have that vent, they have their interior air extraction vents in the sides of the targa bar.

I use a bucket of soapy water and a long handle soft bristle van brush with rubber molding around the sides that won't ding the paint to wash the car. For me the van brush makes the job much easier. Lots less bending over and it has never scratched the paint or any thing else.

Then I use old terry cloth towels to wipe the water off so it doesn't make water spots.




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Every time I go for a drive in my 930 Slant, I come home and see a very fine layer of dust built up at the rear of my car. The dust usually builds up at the very back of the rear fenders and as tiny spots on the base of the rear spoiler. My chrome RUF wheels also have water spots that are hard to get rid of. I keep my 930 shiny with wax, but it just seems to attract dust

Are there any really good ways to clean a 930 and chrome RUF wheels? Also, is it safe to wash the engine with a pressure washer or just simply with a garden hose?
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"If" i wash mine, i use a leaf blower to dry...no water marks.
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"If" i wash mine, i use a leaf blower to dry...no water marks.
I might try that the next time I wash my car
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Careful with he leaf blower: they kick up dust and the gas ones sometimes mix exhaust into the air stream. As a two cycle engine, that could blow a nice thin film of oil on what was a clean and ready to drive 930. If yours is electric or not the type that exhausts into the air stream they're great.
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Use distilled or deiononized water to wash the car or just for the final rinse off.
This purified water does not leave water spots and gives a nice shine unlike mains water.
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