Re: [DML] Driving DMC on salted roads
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Re: [DML] Driving DMC on salted roads

Sorry about the confusion..but by "we" I meant the true car guys that value what they own..yes everyone else drives their cars to the ground..or drives newer POS..that they either lease or trade in every few years, so that they do not have to worry about rust-outs..not me that is WHY I still own cars I bought back in the mid 1970's and 1980's..and I do have a winter beater.

BTW..It's not about the harsher climate/weather..but about the chemicals on our highways/streets that are used that rust out the cars..and Connecticut is a cheapo state..and they use the harshest stuff you can Imagine...

bought in 1981
and still looks as good as when I bought it.

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Kevin Abato <delorean@...> wrote:
> Your statement implies that everyone from Connecticut by the secondary car
> to drive just in the winter time.   That is not true and there are states
> in the US that have much harsher winter climates and road conditions then
> Connecticut where people to not do this
> On Dec 20, 2013 11:03 AM, "cbl302@..." <cbl302@...>
> wrote:
> > Lee..The ONLY way to drive in the salt belt states and protect your
> > Delorean is to Wash the undercarriage either through a car wash that
> > specializes in washing the whole car plus the undercarriage under high
> > pressure..and BTW you MUST do this after every drive through harsh winter
> > weather, when the roads are clear and dry..otherwise as soon as you hit the
> > streets you are respraying the corrosive salts all over your undercarriage.
> >
> > Also beware the New stuff that is now used instead of salt/sand mixture on
> > the winter roads (the Liquid Spray  magnesium chloride is more corrosive to
> > metal under wet conditions.)It will EASILY eat away at your brake lines/gas
> > lines..and we all know the end results if that happens.
> >
> > Watch this video and then think twice about driving any good car in the
> > winter weather...
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Here in Connecticut we buy cheap "winter beaters" and let those vehicles
> > take the punishment of the corrosive winters..
> >
> > Claude
> > 1024
> > Bric
> > and never seen winter weather(or rain)
> > and always garaged and covered
> > in 33yrs of ownership
> >


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