Originally Posted by Peter T
Ok picked up the Jeep new in June of 2012. Has only been washed in the driveway. Stored in the garage when not being driven. Had it out a couple of times this week looking awful white with road salt. Options as far as car washes go. Which do you use?
When I had the Krown treatment for my 2013 JK in November, the technician (who owns Jeep Wranglers) said no matter how ugly the Jeep got with salt, after the Krown treatment, DO NOT WASH IT during the winter!! Unless it's an amazing sunny warm day and can be dried completely. He warned me that if I washed it before the Spring, it would affect the protective rust treatment. He said so many Jeep owners make the mistake of washing their Jeeps after a rust-prevention treatment during the winter because they can't handle the sight of salt.
So, I am heeding his advice after viewing many things about Krown online. Come the Spring, I am going to use what I did with my previous vehicle-- a waterless wash and wax treatment (Dryshine from Can Tire) it worked great!! Will use on my Jeep to prevent rust from moisture until my next Krown treatment in the Fall. Hope this helps!