We restore the undercarriage and engine bay of our NSX with Dry Ice Blasting.
Now we just might be addicted to Dry Ice Blasting. Once you go ice, nothing is as nice. Maybe we’ve been listening to Rob Van Winkle a little too much lately but this is truly an incredible process that removes oil, dirt, dust, and grime away from surfaces to restore them to as-new condition.
Our first experience to this process was in Project FD RX7 Restomod: Part 5 – Dry Ice Blasting. Both the NSX and RX-7 are 30 years old and these cars even when taken care of meticulously, build up layers of gunk that even harsh chemicals struggle to remove.
Dry Ice Blasting Blasting only uses compressed air and dry ice to clean and restore surfaces, so there is no concern of corrosion, damage, or electrical problems typically associated with pressure washing or aggressive cleaning of engine bays and undercarriages of cars. The only residual mess from dry ice blasting is from the original grease and grime that is removed from the surface.
Jakob of I AM DETAILING & Dry Ice Auto, located in Costa Mesa, California is one of the best in the business and is considerd to have more time and experience under the ice gun than anyone in the country. He has experience blasting tons of exotic and priceless vehicles, including many NSXs. Due to the prestige of the NSX, this platform greatly deserves this level of TCL.
For your cathartic pleasure, enjoy these NSX videos from I Am Detailing:
It is just so satisfying and therapeutic to see years of muck just melt away and reveal the original surface that hasn’t seen daylight in decades.