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Hi all,

I'm very curious, since it snows here alot and there are lots of salts on the road during winter, do coils need to be cleaned often?
Seeing as how there are alot of adjustable parts on most coils, would they seize because of the salt build up?
 

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I spray down my car in the winter alot b/c of salt. I would go to one of those self cleaning bays and spray down the car when you can. Try to aim the wand in the wheel well.
 

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+eleventy billion for CO not using salt :)... but for sure I would spray my car down on nicer days to get the salt off..
 

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I would do it as a preventative measure. Once a year I also tend to use silicone spray usually when replacing tires.
 

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Doesn't Colorado still use Mag Chloride which is 10x worse than salt?
 

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Doesn't Colorado still use Mag Chloride which is 10x worse than salt?
I think, in some places maybe. Still, zero rust up here regardless of what they use. The trade-off is that you get beaten to hell on the highway due to the rock that they lay. Rock chips or rust, you tell me which is worst. It's a crapchute either way.
 

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Yeah the magchloride is used up in the MTN towns and stuff like that.. And I dont know that it is 10x worse I know when I lived in PA rust sucked cuz of the salt but I have been here in CO since 96 and no rust on my cars...
 

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we have a combo of rocks and salt hahaha because i guess different roads have different needs
 

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We have salt trucks that leave little salt hills in front of stop lights
 

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just load up the threads with anti sieze
 

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I'm here in Grand Junction CO and over here they use mag chloride and some salt. Of course they also use sand. I've lived here my whole life and never had my cars rust. I do wash my cars in the winter whenever the weather clears.
 
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