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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 01-05-2004, 07:16 PM   #31
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I don't wash it enough...*every fillup*..lol

We got nailed hard with snow last night...oye...shes funky brewster now, and Will, nice coat a class on the car

Effin snow
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You got me beat Jim. Every other fill up in the winter....
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I've never ever ever ever ever taken it to the gas station car wash with the spinning scratch creator things. I've always washed mine by hand or brought it to a detailing shop to hand wash it. I used to work at one so I know exactly whats done and what they use. Unfortunately, I dont wash my car as many times as you guys do, but when I do, I make sure its done right.
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I only wash it once a month because that about all I use the thing otherwise it sits in a storage unit(parents are resident managers and thus live on site) as for how its washed I tend to always hand wash it just an old habit and don't like to be around idiots at car washes
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I've never ever ever ever ever taken it to the gas station car wash with the spinning scratch creator things. I've always washed mine by hand or brought it to a detailing shop to hand wash it. I used to work at one so I know exactly whats done and what they use. Unfortunately, I dont wash my car as many times as you guys do, but when I do, I make sure its done right.
Yeah, I hate those too. We have an automatic wash that'* touchless. It uses water pressure and detergent to remove dirt. The only drawback is in heavy salt build-up you need two washes to get it totally clean.
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Old 01-27-2004, 10:06 PM   #36
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From now on I don't think I'll ever look at my car and think "why bother" without thinking of what you said and running off to wash it as fast as I can...trying not to picture dirty butts...

I just washed my car today...*phew*
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In the summer I've been known to wash my car 3 times a week. But now I wash my car once or twice every couple weeks, but spray the under carriage at least once a week with high pressure water. It'* not worth it to wash it with all this damn salt on the roads, it'* depressing to drive home from the car wash and have it look almost as bad as it did before I washed it. At least I have 2 coats of wax on it that help keep it protected.
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I personally wash my car about once a month if it were up to me I would do what Will does and drive really fast. But my son washes both of our cars at least once a week, twice if time allows. He is really meticulous about our cars looking their best.
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