Did I buy a $50k 485hp Camel? HaHa!!!

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  1. pryanmag

    pryanmag Hellcat Member

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    The trunk lid on my 392 holds enough water to fill a bathtub!!! Well maybe not that much but it holds a lot. Every time I wash it I'll have water seeping out of the trunk lid for a couple hours. Extremely annoying!!! Is this a common problem with these cars or is mine just special? Oh and btw, it's a challenger.
     
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    We have the same issue with our HC's as well.....and they are all "special":rolleyes:
     
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    Its unreal isnt it? I usually open and close it a bunch of times to get it to drain out. Otherwise it eventually drains out and ruins my perfectly wiped down look lol.
     
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    My Avenger did the same thing (haven't washed the Cat yet). I removed the trunk liner to see they did not seal the spoiler studs...some silicone fixed that.

    I would drive down the road in a rain storm and the dash icon for "trunk open" would flash on and off it was so full of water
     
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    Move to Las Vegas it won't be a problem :):D
     
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    You are insulting a poor Camel ;)
     
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    Camel HA. Now that's funny. Drives me insane everytime I wash the car. If you have a compressor or leave blower is lessens the pain LOL.

    If you are at a cruise sitting on the pavement on a hot day just open your trunk and take a drink from the trunk trim LOL
     
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    X2 on the leaf blower
     
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    I use a Master Blaster... So I never noticed it holding a lot of water after a wash.
     
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    Yup....I love mine! Can't imagine having to dry my cars any other way.
     
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    You're not alone pal. Last time I washed my car I opened and closed the trunk at least 5 times and even left it open for 30 minutes. After driving back home I noticed more water had leaked out causing a water stain from the top of the bumper down to the exhaust. Really annoying. Maybe sealing that area of the trunk isn't such a bad idea.
     
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    with more power comes more cleaning responsibilities...I think engineering took body aerodynamics over the ease of drying
     
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    What's annoying to me is that every pine needle flower petal and pollen grain goes under the trunk lid and securely lodges itself around the black tail light plastic or the trunk holder upper struts,
    Then everything else goes down the windshield and lodged in that foam that's in the cowl vent area
     
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    I've seen the Master Blasters online but was skeptical about their actual effectiveness. Plus my car is black and I have a lot of mineral deposits in the water where I live so water spots are always a big pain for me. Guess maybe I'll have to get one and give it a try. I see there's a few different models of them, which ones do you guys own? Thanks!!
     
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    Nice piece of equipment to have Next Phase. I saw your garage and corral of autos so it makes sense you would have a MB. I am still using the old shop vac bower method. Carefully holding the end of the attachment on the blower so it does not pop off and subsequently set me off with a new ding in the car. Cheers.
     

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