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Old 08-23-2013, 09:14 PM   #1
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truck just got fresh paint

so my truck was just painted on the 16th and today due to a water main break I had to drive through a 500ft diameter puddle, now i got dirty water/mud/sand all over the truck. is it safe to wash?
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:17 PM   #2
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hand wash, i wouldn't put alot of pressure on it.(car wash)......
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Old 08-25-2013, 07:59 PM   #3
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so my truck was just painted on the 16th and today due to a water main break I had to drive through a 500ft diameter puddle, now i got dirty water/mud/sand all over the truck. is it safe to wash?
Definitely safe to wash. Recommend a good pre rinse followed by 2 bucket wash (if you don't know what that is - run a google search)

with fresh paint you can wash it pretty quickly. You're not supposed to wax it for a few weeks. That allows time for the paint to fully cure.
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Your okay to wash the fresh paint but for the love of god use a brand new mitt and keep rinsing it.

Since you have a dark colour you really want to be careful to keep the rag free of debris.
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Just remember not to wax your rig for at least 30 days in order for the coat to cure.
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Id say yes. Where did you get it painted? Or did you do it yourself?
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