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    Default Sahara Sands

    Although it isn't the first time its happened, it has been a while since it was this bad.

    I don't know who else has noticed the exceptionally dirty rain we have been experiencing of late. This is due to the south-easterly winds brining the fine desert sands over this way. Rain needs something to condense around and this dust is ideal.

    So long story short, the awful state of a car I wake up to almost every morning, is entirely due to the poxy Sahara Desert...

    So far its has been washed every day this week, it'll need a good polish again soon

    Anyone else having this problem?

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    No not having this problem, but yes have read about it in the past. Snowfoam the best way to avoid further damage.
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    I woke up to it this morning mate, just cleaned the car the evening before, was not a happy chappy. Just jet washed the muck off and I'll give it another proper wash next week if it's not too bad.

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    Know exactly what your talking about!! Iv seen almost every car today with the dirt on them....!! Soo annoying..!!

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    Yer this has happend to mine yesterday car was parked at work came back and was coverd in like a dirty water anyways when it stopped raining and dried the car was coverd in like a dirty sand

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    We have been getting it bad too, fortunately it doesn't show up so much on a silver car! Will be treating her to a good wash this weekend.

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    Getting it here in Derbyshire - thought I was getting a free car wash yesterday - but now its stopped and they have dried off - all three cars need cleaning ! Suppose it could have been worse hailstones!
    We had some heavy showers that lifted the drain covers in the streets - I had to go out in my Vectra while it was throwing it down and thundering and lightening and the remote for the doors wouldn't open the doors - tried it again when the rain stopped and it was fine - spooky
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neve'o
    We have been getting it bad too, fortunately it doesn't show up so much on a silver car! Will be treating her to a good wash this weekend.
    Showing on mine like a ***** lol it's brown now not silver

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    yes i had the same issue, pulled into one of those hand car wash places yday, £3 to wash it, bargain

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    yeah been having a big problem here in Bradford too

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