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Thread: My car is definitely a babe....i mean dust magnet!

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    My car is definitely a babe....i mean dust magnet!

    Cleaned my car last week, spent all day doing the outside and was very happy with it.

    I have only been in my car once since i cleaned it and drove about 5 miles (it was dry as well)

    Woke up this morning and couldn't believe the state of my car, its depressing! haha








    Time to get the hose pipe out and give it a rinse!

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    I went from a white car to my Ming blue s3 and is a nightmare to keep clean shows you how much s* it is in the air

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    Sure it didnt rain? My car was fine yesterday then it rained in the afternoon, when it stopped my car looked like yours as did everyones in the carpark. Dirty rain FTL.

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    My cars in the same condition, dirty rain! or M25 dust

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    Yeah has been raining a lot! It sucks! My car will have a colour change soon i think

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    Same thing down here in Plymouth, heard reports of it happening in Bristol and wales.

    I think it happened to most of the UK.


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    this weather definitely takes the pi55!! I'm almost tempted to put my winter wheels on already

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrTackalakalaka View Post

    Time to get the hose pipe out and give it a rinse!
    Alright don't rub it in....we are still on the hosepipe ban here

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    really? bloody hell! this has been one wet summer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by s31tof View Post
    Alright don't rub it in....we are still on the hosepipe ban here
    Where are you?

    I thought it was listed in the south west.

    I still got my bucket, big yellow sponge and tesco value washing up liquid.

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    On a hosepipe ban here too

    Came out to the car this morning and it had the same watery dust marks all over it.


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    probably sand from the Sahara desert that we get once or twice a year...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottB5 View Post
    Where are you?

    I thought it was listed in the south west.

    I still got my bucket, big yellow sponge and tesco value washing up liquid.
    Im in SE Kent (ct18 area)

    Thanks though as I just remembered I need to go and buy a big yellow sponge
    well 2 actually- 1 for the car and 1 for wheels! Lol
    my car is also like yours OP so it's not personal

    It's been mostly over cast with the odd spell off rain every now and again...23 degrees down here ATM so a quick wash later and she should be back to the babe magnet instead of dust! Haha

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    mine was clean as usual garaged ftw!
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    Just got home from work and my car is covered in this sh*t I spent about 5 hours cleaning and waxing the car on tuesday don't know why I bother

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    Same here had a little bit on there yesterday evening then this morning, covered in **** ! did mine the weekend and now trying today cant find the clothes think they still need was. not looking forward to rinsing this! scratch fest !!

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    Mine is the same with all that stuff on my car just went out to take a picture and it had been raining so you couldn't see it that good!

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    Its got everyone Express.co.uk - Home of the Daily and Sunday Express | UK News :: Sandstorm in England? Residents left baffled as layer of dust coats streets

    I want a garage for christmas.

    Please be careful on the roads and watch out for sand dunes!

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    Got a picture its a sorry sight


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    Yellow doesn't show it up to badly

    Nut my god its muggy today!

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    I can't believe it! I was at work laughing at all your filthy cars and thinking about how clean mine is sat at home...

    Got home looked at my car...


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    at least i am not alone lol

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    My car lives infront of a row of trees.
    I washed it and whilest i was doing the inside i could see the sap forming on my windscreen.
    Less then 24 hours later, bird **** all over the bonnet.
    The frustration and pain like you are suffering is constant for me. Time to get a car cover.

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    Happened to me as well, damn dirty rain. Quick detailed got it off , but the next day it was back again lol
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    Been the same in Brighton. My wife's car got covered but mine are nice in the garage! Lol!

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    i tell you what there must be alot of industrual fall out in the air, maybe even dust from the continant, becasue since tuesday when apprently we had a change of air direction causing this hot weather my car looks like this but ten times worse, same happened last year when we had the air comming up from europe/africa

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    We got it here in Bristol last night too!

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    Move oop north we don't get hose pipe bans... Just plenty of rain

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    my car was as bad as the ones pictured, so i washed it today.
    freaky rain, i wonder why. is that true about the sahara being blown this way?

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    Same in Milton Keynes - washed my car last night - proper two buckets with grit guards etc and today it's covered it poopy dust ...

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    Same **** on mines in west london

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    Yup, same story over here, lucky my S3 was in the garage, so no dusty rain on her paintwork, not that it's clean or anything in the first place! lol



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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottB5 View Post
    tesco value washing up liquid.
    You use washing up liquid
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    same here... 2-3 days ago it rains duty rain.. doh!
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    Aye, we are getting Meteorologically crapped on.. something to with spanish plume apparently.



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    my car looks like that all year round unless i can be arsed to go to the car wash, as long as it goes fast who cares

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westy_A3T View Post
    My car lives infront of a row of trees.
    I washed it and whilest i was doing the inside i could see the sap forming on my windscreen.
    Less then 24 hours later, bird **** all over the bonnet.
    The frustration and pain like you are suffering is constant for me. Time to get a car cover.
    Time to get yourself a new bird mate, some women just dont respect their blokes cars do they?
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    I got the same, all tuesday washin and waxing then BOOM wednesday morning, the sahara desert took up residence on my car and im in scotland.

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    mines the same in stafford, i just put it down to the concrete plant over the road from where i work as the create alot of dust, perhaps not enough dust to cover the whole contry and affect u all mind. and its black so looks discusting
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