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Dealer advised Area 51 is not a color to pick if you are a dirty person…truck that is. Sort of like the color though figure there will be a lot of them on the road. Silver seems a ho hum color and the gray will show dirt a bit. Not sure if Cactus gray would hide dirt much and it seems to be a out there in a Area ’52’ world I guess though realize some/many like it.

So what do you Area 51 beings say, is it a Worldly color of Earth and worth the dive even if pollen will turn it many shades of green? Which me thinks maybe cactus gray can do depending on how viewed….shape shifting color maybe.

Think this ride captured in the ‘wild’ is the Area 51 color in person.
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The area 51 is what I am going with.

Regardless of color, you are going to have issues with pollen and everything. I know certain colors show it more, but every colorway will still require that deep cleaning I am anticipating giving to my Maverick.

As long as you don't plan on neglecting your Maverick for 1+ yrs without a carwash, I think you will be fine.
I'm planning on a getting a detail kit for the Maverick as it would also help mitigate any car washing costs going forward.
 

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I plan on getting it ceramic coated first thing. Protect the paint and all you have to do is hose it down every now and again. Got it done on my motorcycle and it's a game changer
 

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Fords all rust from the inside out . So what you guys should be talking about is whats protecting the backside of the fenders to keep the rust bubbles away .
The Maverick should come fully undercoated !
 

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Fords all rust from the inside out . So what you guys should be talking about is whats protecting the backside of the fenders to keep the rust bubbles away .
The Maverick should come fully undercoated !
I hose my vehicles with rust oleum industrial flat black every time I'm under them.
 

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I would pretty much disregard anything a car salesman had to say about paint color choice - they are motivated by one thing and one thing only - was he trying to up sell you to a premium paint color choice?
also, this is a unique paint color and it will be the one I choose if I go ahead with this maverick - cyber orange a close 2nd.
 

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how do you know this? what do you base this on? Only a current baby bronco owner having this color would really know this. Any out there?
 

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how do you know this? what do you base this on? Only a current baby bronco owner having this color would really know this. Any out there?
my neighbor down the street has a BS in A51 and I spoke with him about it this weekend when I told him I ordered a A51 Maverick. Someone on Reddit mentioned they have a A51 BS in the showroom and its a nightmare to keep clean
 

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my plan would be to discourage anyone from putting their paw prints on mine. Now the trees and their sap and flowers are another story - lol
 

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I plan on getting it ceramic coated first thing. Protect the paint and all you have to do is hose it down every now and again. Got it done on my motorcycle and it's a game changer
What is the going rate to get done I wonder?
 

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I plan on getting it ceramic coated first thing. Protect the paint and all you have to do is hose it down every now and again. Got it done on my motorcycle and it's a game changer
I just use this stuff, water beads like crazy: https://www.amazon.com/MEGUIARS-G190532SP-Hybrid-Ceramic-Fluid_Ounces/dp/B07R5QH6H6/

Very first time only though I wash with regular car wash soap, rinse, wash it a second time with regular car wash soap and that time also use a synthetic claybar like this https://www.amazon.com/Mothers-17240-Single-Unit-Speed/dp/B01MPYDYWT/ , rinse, and then wash it a third time with diluted dawn dishwashing soap which strips the surface bare.

Then you spray the entire still wet vehicle down with a even coating of the ceramic spray and use a high pile microfiber drying towel you will dispose of afterward (it won't hold water well after) and wipe the whole vehicle down which spreads the product.

For all subsequent washes, you just wash with regular car wash soap once and while its wet put a light coating all over the vehicle from the ceramic spray bottle and wash it off with an electric pressure washer (wide beam, doesn't have to be that strong) and then dry.
 
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