Living in the Minneapolis area, you are used to the harsh winters. With its excessive amounts of ice and snow, salt and sand trucks abound and are a common sight. They leave salt particles all along the roads of the Twin Cities. Most residents know that they need to wash their vehicles frequently in order to remove the excess salt clinging to the metal. However, sometimes the adverse effects of St. Paul winters can still be seen even with the most diligent care. 

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