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I wasn’t planning on handwashing this truck… I hope it’s ok to run through a car wash
Hey if you like the patina look, go for it… I know a lot of people were not counting 0n that as well.
 

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I think this combo did a Great job unifying all the panels together... now how do you seal it?!?

Has there been any microscopic examination on the type/amount of damage, if any damage is being done?

Like driveway and sidewalk spray washers. It's clean and white now! But you took a quarter-inch of the surface.
 


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  • Mild acids will "passivate" stainless by dissolving the iron near the surface, thus increasing the proportion of chromium. I've never actually used an acid on the DeLorean, though.
  • The black residue is from oxidized steel particles removed from the surface. I always see this when cleaning abrasively, although I use a 3M Scotchbrite pad. This pad would likely be too course for the Cybertruck finish.
  • An abrasive cleaning nets a very shiny result, which slowly dulls over time. I typically scrub the whole vehicle and then just wash it with soap to remove the residue instead of trying to soak it up with towels.
  • Cleaning a stainless vehicle outside gets me a sunburn. Sitting next to one at a campsite or auto show will, also.
 

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Has there been any microscopic examination on the type/amount of damage, if any damage is being done?

Like driveway and sidewalk spray washers. It's clean and white now! But you took a quarter-inch of the surface.
Yes this could be removing the protection off it
 

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Yes this could be removing the protection off it
I'm not trying to say if it is or it isn't I just want to know what the engineers have looked.

And as to social media recommendations....aarrgghh.
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