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Old 01-14-2008, 01:15 PM   #1
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Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I always do even if it means freezing my *** off. Who wusses out and doesnt do it?
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I do mine, but I have only drove it 2 times in the last few months. Now I am working back at the carwash I will hand wash it in the drive bay the explorer I hand wash unless its Ice cold then I will just run it in the carwash
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

with the amount of salt, slush, mud, etc on the roads during the PA winter months i dont even bother. itll be dirty by the time i get back home (and home hoses get turned off so they dont freeze). once it gets nice though, i usually wash it asap (even if its just nice for a week).
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I wash mine whenever it gets warm enough that I can stand it. Fortunately, in Alabama it's not usually too long between weekends with mild enough afternoons.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

Every Saturday barring death.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

im the same as lowflyn every saturday pending rain. but i just washed it on sat and a great wax joob and had the girl clean my interior. she did miss one spot and a very obvious one the shift boot and surrounding plactics i was like wtf how do u f that up???
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

It's just part of work on saturday to me lol. The only time it might not get washed every saturday is if I'm not working for some reason. Otherwise, it's the only day of the week I carry the car to work.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

i usually wash and detail mine once a week, usually on my day off, and i'll cover it for a day or 2 until i need it again
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I don't even wash mine in the summer!
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Old 01-14-2008, 06:19 PM   #10
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

i wash mine on the warmer days.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

since i dont drive mine when its bad out I can skimp cuz its stays very clean but when I had to DD it it was every weekend unless it was raining (and sometimes in the rain)
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I wash it at least once a week.. and i do it by hand. It gets freakin cold doing that here. Just ask nate and brent how the temps were
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

as soon as it's warm enough in the winter and as often as i can! i try to detail it on weekends when i have time. it's looking a little dirty right now but mineral gray is good for that!

hopefully in the next few weekends i'll get it cleaned up good again! i don't drive it in the snow/salt/ice, so it's not that bad. i DO need to buy a car cover!
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I guess I am at an advantage since I dont use water to clean my car... I dont have to get wet and freeze my *** off outside. I can clean the car in my garage.

I NEVER let bugs stay on my car, thats number 1. Get that **** that eats your paint OFF.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I've gotten to where now I carry a bottle of detailer around with me and a microfiber towel to hit the front bumper after driving places and behind the wheel wells, seems to help tremendously in cleaning the car later.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

The weather here in AL hasn't been all that harsh, so It's really not a problem to get out and washer her up. If it is a bit on the cold side the hot soapy bucket of water helps the hands from freezing up. If it is too cold to get out and wash it up, I just run by one of those $1 wash places w/ the pressure washing gun and just knock the layer of dirt off and wipe the wheels down.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

It gets pretty cold in NY but I still manage to get mine cleaned on a weekly basis. I prefer to do the hand wash and detailing but I will take it to a car wash if it is going to be frigid all week
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I run my own detailing shop out of my garage and my car is the flagship for my business. I HAVE to keep it clean if I want to keep my reputation.

It's not too bad though. Use a pressure washer,get the nasty stuff off. Pull it in my heated garage and wash it in 70 degree temps. God I love propane. And propane accessories.

Usually I will give it a full clean once a month but I also like to keep some EagleOne Nanowax and a few MF towels in my car to hit it every so often.
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

I try to wash mine every time I'm home, last time I did I couldn't get my door open afterwards, climbed in through the trunk to defrost it ...
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

Every other weekend for me.
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Once a week even if she didn't move all week
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I dont even bother. With the constant raining and snowing, I rather save my 5 bucks for something more useful
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

mine got a good wash today. its my baby, i gotta treat it right
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Re: Who washes their car regulary during winter?

Mine gets a hand washing whenever it's dirty as long as the temp is above freezing. I may have to wear rubber gloves and boots, but I'll wash the crud off it to keep it looking nice. If the temp is below freezing, I take it to a "laser wash". I won't go to any wash that has cloths or brushes- they ruin the finish.
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I dont care if it 10 below im still cleaning it. I cleaned mine about every 2 days.
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