How To Clean and Maintain Your Jeep After Mudding
Mudding is fun. Cleaning your Jeep afterward is not as fun. However, mud can easily corrode and damage the exterior of your vehicle, so you’ll need to clean it up quickly. Luckily, there are plenty of tips and tricks you can use to make this process as easy and quick as possible. Here are some helpful tips to teach you how to clean and maintain your Jeep after mudding.
After an off-road excursion, putting off the task of cleaning your Jeep may be tempting. After all, you’ll probably be tired after off-roading, so cleaning your Jeep is the last thing you’ll want to do. But if you let mud sit on your Jeep for too long, the mud becomes extremely difficult to remove. It also begins to corrode and damage your vehicle’s exterior. To prevent this, wash your Jeep as soon as you return from your off-roading trip. It may seem tedious, but it will save you a lot of money and effort in the future.
Invest in a Pressure-Washer
Washing the outside of your Jeep with a hose can take hours, especially after mudding. To save time and energy, invest in a pressure-washer. You can use it to clean your Jeep’s exterior in minutes—and then to clean off your driveway afterward.
Bring Soap and a Hose
While you can use a pressure-washer to clean your Jeep’s exterior, it’s better to use soap and a hose for other areas, such as the engine compartment or your Jeep’s grill—especially if you have a Jeep JK aftermarket grill. Using soap and a hose will help you wash dirt from every nook and cranny, while the pressure-washer just cleans the larger areas of your Jeep.
Turn on a Sprinkler
One of the easiest ways to clean and maintain your vehicle after mudding is to turn on a sprinkler. All you need to do is place a sprinkler underneath your vehicle. The sprinkler will clean the undercarriage for you, so you won’t need to lift a finger!