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  1. undercoating

    Midwest CR-V Owners
    New CRV, should I get additional undercoating, and if so what/where?
  2. Undercoating project.

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a new 2017 CR-V LX with 300 miles on it and not yet driven in rain. I decided to take the time to do an undercoating before the snow season hits here. They use plenty of salt/brine and God knows what else on the roads and it had a bad effect on the 2001 Subaru Forester we currently use. I...
  3. '05 CR-V: Okay to drill doors for undercoating?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Is there any reason why I shouldn't have the doors (including the rear gate) drilled when I have it undercoated? Thanks.
  4. Undercoating coming off

    Problems & Issues
    While washing my CRV today, I notice undercoating coming off in a wheel well. Looks almost like shiny metal underneath. Any recommendations on what or how to replace it as it comes off? Ideally I would hope to spray or brush on something where it comes off, not reapply the entire car at once...
  5. Is rustproofing and undercoating CRV protect it from corrosion and rust?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hey CRV Gang, I live on the coast of South Texas. The Wife is wondering if we need to undercoat our New CRV? Pros and Cons? We also drive on the beach every few weeks. thanks..
  6. Remove wheel well plastic trim before undercoating?

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    My wheel wells are badly in need of some undercoating: Would it be a good idea to remove the arched plastic trim/fender directly above the wheels, so I can thoroughly clean the wheel well with a strong APC before undercoating? There is definitely trapped/baked dirt behind that trim. If so, I...
  7. Undercoating 2016 CR-V

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    Any sense in undercoating a brand new 2016 CR-V?
  8. Is undercoating and rustproofing necessary?

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    We live in a rust belt area in Atlantic Canada. We used to own a low profile car before which rusted out... However, we just bought a well maintained 2012 CR-V. Infact when we did the pre inspection we noticed that it had never had undercoating and that it looked more or less free of rust...
  9. Undercoating question

    Exterior
    Has anyone after they purchased their CRV decided to add under coating protection? If so, did it make much of a difference in reducing road noise? I ask as I have a coupon for 50% off at a local shop which expires end of November. Not really looking for extra rust protection as it doesn't...
  10. Honda Undercoating from dealership?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hello! I need some advice on whether or not to get my new 2014 CR-V EX undercoated? I've never undercoated any of my past vehicles but I plan on keeping this vehicle for 5+years. I live in Nova Scotia,Canada. Lots of snow,ice,salt,sand and pot holes :p The Honda dealer is trying to sell me a...
  11. wet Undercoating in wheel wells...

    Exterior
    I have a new 2010 CR-V EX-L AT. The undercoating in the wheel wells is like fresh tar. When I clean the wheel wells my sponge gets covered in tar and it it become worthless. Our friends bought one 4 months prior to us and they do not have this problem. Will it ever dry or do I have a life long...
  12. under-coating is needed?

    Exterior
    Did you do under-coating for your CR-V? I always have been done it for new car but have question mark about it this time. I live in Toronto , Canada where I can see heavy snow often on winter time. So I am wondering if it will be fine riding vehicle without under-coating in the place with...
  13. Undercoating

    Exterior
    Hi CRVOC, Just picked up an 08 EX-L last week. So far so good, we love it. Its the first Japanese car Ive ever owned (except mines made in Ohio :rolleyes: ). I bought as a family car to keep for at least 10 years. I looked underneath and noticed that the factory undercoating is only covering...
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