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Regularly cleaning under a car is essential, especially after the
prevent collected salt and other muddy deposits from promoting
The process usually involves a high pressure spray being poked
the wheel arches and various other nooks and cranies, along with
of groveling around to try and see if there are any stubborn bits
on, in the face of the watery onslought.
These clingers are difficult to see, because the underseal is always
i.e. the same colour as the reluctant detritus, but this problem is
solved with the introduction of The Chassis Graph.
If you choose to have The Chassis Graph treatment applied to the
underside of your car, before it's delivered, its weather-proof
be white instead of black, and have a series of thin blue lines
it. These lines run at right angles to each other in both directions
the pattern of a graph the covers the entire underbody of the car.
With your Chassis Graph in place, cleaning now becomes a simple
of spraying away until the lines clearly reveal themselves against
|Kind of a "cleaning between the lines" kind of thing ... [+]
|Or a Monocoque Monograph for more up-to-date motors?
|[+] but I'm not sure why the blue lines are necessary. is the reluctant detritus ever white?
|//but I'm not sure why the blue lines are necessary// Well, large areas of the underside of a car are fairly nondescript. With a graph in place, individual cells can have a numerical grid value for greater clarity in the need for future reference.
|eg "I was servicing your car, and I noticed a rust spot on one of your brake pipes" - "Oh yea - where exactly?" "At the intersection of 16r + 22f"
|Clean the underside, lend the car to the kids and
read off the dirt graph of how the car was driven.
|What size grid scale do you have in mind?
|In a high salt area, having some contrast would be a good