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I live in Maine, where the roads are heavily salted in winter, and dealers all push undercoating packages hard on new cars. I didn't have it done because I haven't seen that they're very effective at all in the areas that tend to rust out first (tops of fenders, rocker panels). I have seen them keep brake lines preserved for a long time, but those also tend to last quite a while before rusting out anyhow.

I haven't spent too much time under the iA yet, but it seems to be pretty well covered by plastic or metal sheathing.

So has anyone had theirs undercoated? If so I'd be interested to hear why, and pictures of it would be extra cool.
 

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I am curious about this too. Part of me feels that the company must put adequate protection on if they are selling it in the north, but then again I don't want damage to my car if it does need extra protection.
 

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I wouldn't mind spending the money for extra protection if I could find a definitive study or proof that it actually works. For this car I think I'm going to skip it and just be diligent about keeping it clean in the winter.
 

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Isn't there some sort of rust proofing oil that can be sprayed onto the underside of your car?
Also wash your car diligently. I usually do it once every one to two weeks depending on the road.
There is, you can buy them in large rattle cans, but I think it can get messy.

I think it's better to just take it to the pro's and have them do it.
 
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