MB sends new £25k car 189 meters down a Cheshire salt mine to prove it has true grit

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  1. The _Don

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    Did it come out again or was it all swept under the carpet?
     
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    All that salt and MB bodywork....not a good mix!
     
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    Hmm that was my first thought :(
     
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    Can't see how that has proven anything. Are they leaving it down there to see how long it takes to crumble into rust?
     
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    Actually, a salt mine is the best place to avoid rust. That's because salt is hygroscopic - i.e. It attracts water, making the air extremely dry. Strange, but true. You only have to see the old plant they use down the salt mines - very little rust.
     
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