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Old 07-02-2007, 11:38 PM
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Want to see how crazy I am?

We took the Nova camping last weekend. With the back seat folded down, (and some 4" foam pads), it makes a very nice mobile bed. we spent two nights and it got pretty dirty. But one of the reasons I wanted the wagon in the first place was to be able to use it without worrying too much. Don't get me wrong, I still worry a lot...

The worst of the damage from the weekend was getting tiny drops of white road paint from a road striping truck that I couldn't get away from on the drive home. Anyone know how to get that off?

Other than that, just a bunch of dust and bugs and dirt that can be cleaned easy enough. And a successful camping trip that didn't involve me sleeping on the ground...next stop, Route 66.
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Old 07-03-2007, 02:59 AM
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Oh my God, what a blast you must have had! The smile on your friends face says it all. That paint can sometimes be a bear to get off. But try the most mild first. A mile wax and grease cleaner, would be the first thing I would do. But also, a "clay bar", give that a try, they work like magic.

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Old 07-03-2007, 08:59 AM
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thats exactly what there for to enjoy them!!!! im glad you had a great time but be carefull it looks like there is a stalker behind the tree on the left
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Stalker??? Those are the facilities Man, we had a Ford Falcon just like that when I was growing up. Looks great......JD
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:30 PM
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Wow, that pic could be a post card from back in the day! I think it's cool that you're using it like it was meant to be!

The post about the clay bar is good. They do work pretty good.
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Old 07-04-2007, 05:44 PM
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If the paint on the car is fully cured you can try some mineral spirits.
Try it on a inconspicuous spot 1st.

Its alway kool to have you bed in the back.

I carry a air mattress & blanket in the back of my BURB ...just in case.

I also keep a brush under each seat so you can clean off you feet before getting in when its wet & sticky ,sugar sand sucks.

Nice ride make sure that guy ain't "checking your tire for a leak"



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