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View Poll Results: How often do you wash your car?
Everyday 1 1.96%
3-4 times a week 4 7.84%
1-2 times a week 25 49.02%
every other week 10 19.61%
once a month 7 13.73%
I'm lazy, why would you wash your car? 4 7.84%
washing?! What's that? I've never washed it before! 0 0%
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Old 01-01-2004, 01:35 AM   #1
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How often do all of you wash your cars in the winter time? I usually try to make it 1 or 2 times a week if it'* salty out, otherwise it'* usually just once a week regardless of how nice it looks outside. Thought this could be interesting to see how different people'* cars look if they wash it or don't.
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Usualy twice a week, depends on the weather....Never less than once. Neighbors are always giving me crap about washing my car in the rain. I always tell them "If I drove a Dodge, I wouldn't be seen washing it either"

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I always get crap about washing my car in the rain too because they say the 'rain will wash off everythign' but it doesn't wash anything off at all. lol. I usually just go to the 'do it yourself' car washes that they have around town and spray it off and use the 'wax' they have, car keeps a great shine. when it'* raining it'* a perfect time to do it because you don't have to worry about drying it, and if you don't dry it it won't spot either because rain water usually doesn't spot the car as long as it'* not dirty.
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Every Friday. I get my paycheck, fill up the tank with premium, and get a dollar-off car wash...
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why would you wash your car? its just going to get dirty again
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why would you wash your car? its just going to get dirty again


For the same reason I wipe my butt, even though it'* gonna get dirty again, too...
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I can't stand looking at a dirty car, so I wash my car whenever it looks dirty enough to need to be washed. (yeah I know, that wasn't very specific) But usually it is about 2 times a week. The dirtiest I have ever seen my car was the first snow when all of the dirt on the roads and everything got picked up in the snow. Luckily the snow melted within a few days and I was able to clean the car up real easy, especially since I had just waxed it a few days earlier.

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I usually wash it once a week during winter; When summer comes I wash it at least 2 times a week or if I feel like it'* too dusty look'n, It'* important to wash ur car during the winter though, so I wash at least once a week.
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why would you wash your car? its just going to get dirty again


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once a week usually! in the salt sometimes more
I get 2 dollars off this one place called Big Dogs Car and Truck wash so thats usually were i go.
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