zonka wrote:I have an 8 years old SUV which was kept very well - metallic paint, leather seats, looks almost like new.
Anyone with experience please do chime in!!
Jackass wrote:Don't cover anything, just let it be. Get it detailed after you get home, tarps will slowly sand your vehicle down to the metal. So will a rubbing guy line, don't let anything rub against it. You'll be fine.
zonka wrote:- To what extent will covering the engine area with a tarp help?
mgb327 wrote: It is and always will be a Playafied vehicle, no down-side to that at all in my world.
Bob wrote:Apropos of nothing, it's ironic that the evaporite mineral trona, mined at some of the dry lakes in the Mojave Desert, is the source of chemicals used in many cleaning agents.
bm_cricket wrote:I'm thinking of buying a car right now that I will drive to Burning Man (and the other 51 weeks out of the year). Has anybody taken a Toyota Yaris to the playa? Specifically a newer one like the 2012 model? It's great to hear that a Honda Fit can survive the trip. What model of Honda Fit?
FYI, I've taken my old 1994 Miata out there TWICE! It survived the trip just fine but it's also older and simpler. Personally, that's the easiest answer. Bring an OLD car with simple electronics and good air filters.
BBadger wrote:I'd wager that any running car will survive the playa. It's more that you need to accept that you're not going to get all the dust out of your car. Even then, if you cover the vents with some plastic or something and don't enter your car much during the trip you shouldn't expect to see much dust or other crap in there.
Captain Goddammit wrote:...Well I don't agree! My formerly pristine GMC crewcab dually is now rusty underneath and under the hood after using it for the Bman trip twice. ...
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