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Parking on grass

lynx2093

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Hey,

Is it true that parking on grass is bad for your car because the water/moist from the grass can cause rust and corrosion?

I've tried to search a few sites and cant really find much :S
What are other peoples opinions on this?
 

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Ah, grass - like the lawn. I thought you meant a completely different type of grass :D

I guess you could argue that the humidity from the grass would be higher than concrete, and if the grass was long enough to touch the car you could argue it would "wick" the water up. But i doubt there would be much difference between the two.

If you are compairing it to parking outside on the concrete and outside on the grass i would say there is no difference.

Parking in a garage vs on the grass i would guess there is some difference.
 

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Depends how long the grass is. Leave your car in long grass long enough your exhaust will probably rust through.
 

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Alright :S hopefully i can move mine.. Wont be driving it for 3 months.
 

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3 months will be fine.

My worry would be the insects/spiders/ants that live in the grass and now want to call your car home...
 

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You will do more damage to the grass than vice versa.
 

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I am more concerned about fallout, bird droppings, sun/uv fade........also if you water the lawn with bore water, watch out, you'll never get the residue fully off.....
 

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I am more concerned about fallout, bird droppings, sun/uv fade........also if you water the lawn with bore water, watch out, you'll never get the residue fully off.....
So use a car cover and don't leave it on the grass while you are trying to water the grass?
 

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question is: how will you mow the grass under your car?

i personally have picked up a car parked for 6ish months. when i opened the bonnet to jump start it was happily greeted by grass growing around the battery and hood seal.

no matter where its parked, it still needs love. starting it every 2 weeks, moving it and cleaning it will save its life. especially if you dont get let out in 2 months for good behaviour like you planned, and you need to serve your full sentance...

just guessing. you drive a commodore, so youre more than likely a criminal.
 

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Parking in a garage vs on the grass i would guess there is some difference.
Unless it's an xf. It will rust out all the same no matter where you park it.
 
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