The car wash issue is a problem for us, as Michigan spreads huge quanitys of road salt each winter. Blasting the underside is a must to stop rust.
No paint on the plastic panels. The Tridon is powder coated.Please, don't do that to your finish. The machines really mess up the paint.
That's why I use the brushless car wash. The guys on the wash line change out their towels often. It may be a "only in LA" thing, though.Plastic is scratched just as easily as paint, though.
Hope your car isn't the one following behind the Hummer that just got back from Mudding...
No paint on the plastic panels. The Tridon is powder coated.
Here in Los Angeles we have car washes without brushes. The track is single sided and humans wash the cars with hand mitts as the car moves down the line.