Running the hellcat through a automatic car wash

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  1. Taclleh 1

    Taclleh 1 Gold Member

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    Just curious..just wondering since all that water will be going through the hood like a drain.and the high pressure water shooting into the air induction....are we good or not?
     
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    Why would you do that anyway????
     
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    I can't imagine taking my hellcat through ANY automatic carwash but I'm sure you will be good.

    No different than a driving rain storm. The intake box has to have baffles and drains. Open it up and check it out.
     
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    Fast cat BANNED Hellcat Car Club

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    I take mine through one with no problems !
    The way I see it if you can keep it clean with out touch the paint go for it .
     
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    ^^love n the "Crew"
     
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    I would if it was me
     
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    I have never been satisfied with the Touchless car washes I have used, (with the exception of one), but it does get the major dirt off. True Fast!
     
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    Wonder if "car wash" thing is a geographic thing? More four season area folks use em more. Days I'll hit it two and three times to knock salt off.
     
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    The only reason is west texas water has so much calcium and lime everything has to be softened and RO'd ..so it makes it impossible to wash anything at your house.
     
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    ^^whats RO'd?
     
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    Add a water filter to the end of your hose (look at Wal-mart in the RV section) and enjoy using filtered water. Worked like a charm when I lived in Texas.
     
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    Reverse Osmosis
     
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    Reverse Osmosis. Super filtration system to remove all the bad stuff...kinda like the aircraft carriers use to convert sea water...we have really bad water ..I use bottle water 90% of the time..
     
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    Ok thank you. That makes sense.
     
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    Man I tried that and it's still left calcium deposits
     

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