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Oct 6, 8:20pm - #293462 
car wash

what do you guys think about the drive through car washes? i was just wondering if you trusted your baby with another peice of machinery, or if you only do it yourself.


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Oct 6, 8:21pm - #293463 
i only handwash


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Oct 6, 8:21pm - #293464 
those drive through car wash fucks up ur paint! I hand wash mines thumbsup


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Oct 6, 8:22pm - #293465 
thats what i was thinking. it does make sense


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Oct 6, 8:22pm - #293466 
Handwash only.


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Oct 6, 8:23pm - #293467 
no carwash for mine...

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Oct 6, 8:25pm - #293468 
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Yeah, I only handwash. I wouldn't trust the soap they put in those automatic carwashes, plus I'm not a big fan of the high pressure jets.


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Oct 6, 8:28pm - #293469 
hand wash only, i actually take pleasure in washing my car by hand thumbsup

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Oct 6, 8:29pm - #293470 
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Oct 6, 9:20pm - #293471 
Yeah I Hand wash my baby! No drive-thru car wash for my celica

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Oct 6, 9:21pm - #293472 
hell no. never even thought about it. only handjobs for my baby thumbsup

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Oct 6, 9:44pm - #293473 
Originally Posted by 2003cbgts
hell no. never even thought about it. only handjobs for my baby thumbsup


handjobs eh laughsilly naw j/p hahaha i get what your talking about rofl

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Oct 7, 5:53am - #293474 
You sunsabatches that get no cold weather got it made in the shade! tastyIf I don't go to a car wash, there's good chance my car won't get washed from November thru March in a particularly cold year! puke


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Oct 7, 6:20am - #293475 
i hand wash it 2

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Oct 7, 7:26am - #293476 
Hand wash, but in the winter months I go through the TOUCH FREE at Mobil. No brushes..or anything touches your car. Soap just gets sprayed on and sprayed off...it does a good job of removing salt...snow

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Oct 7, 7:33am - #293477 
I enjoy washing my car by hand.
I just do it at my bfs dealership because they
have everything i need plus i can do it inside. thumbsup

My bf took my car through a auto car wash when we were out of town one time and curbed my wheeel. frown


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Oct 7, 7:38am - #293478 
take your time with the celi.. Baby the celi and it baby you back laughsilly

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Oct 7, 12:11pm - #293479 
those brush from the car wash will leave marks on the paint. and the hands free wash, they don't really wash it that clean. just do the old fashion style... thumbsup

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Oct 7, 1:29pm - #293480 
My local car wash doesn't have brushes, but those thin sponge strips that slap against the car from on top and sides thousands of times per second...IS THIS BAD???? confused eek rolleyes


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Oct 7, 1:40pm - #293481 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
and the hands free wash, they don't really wash it that clean.

no, they don't...but what are ya gonna do when its below freezing and your hose is frozen, snow on the ground? lol

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Oct 7, 2:54pm - #293482 
im glad it doesn't snow in so cal. my baby's clean all year long and i enjoy washing and waxing my car

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Oct 7, 2:58pm - #293483 
I took mine through one the week I bought it a the fucker knocked my side skirt right off. they paid for it and painted it and gave me free washed for life but i'll be damned if i ever take my celi back to that place. its only been hand washed since then

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Oct 7, 3:13pm - #293484 
Originally Posted by Celicacutie

Originally Posted by ragingpaseo

and the hands free wash, they don't really wash it that clean.

no, they don't...but what are ya gonna do when its below freezing and your hose is frozen, snow on the ground? lol

SOOL... rofl i do the coin thing, just use their hose with hot water and not do the foam brush... rofl

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Oct 7, 5:49pm - #293485 
Originally Posted by jonnyess
You sunsabatches that get no cold weather got it made in the shade! tastyIf I don't go to a car wash, there's good chance my car won't get washed from November thru March in a particularly cold year! puke


Yah, bummer for you. Living in AZ surely helps; the cold weather is starting up in the Northeast. Here's a suggestion; this is what I used to do when I lived in an apartment and didn't have access to my own hose. Fill a bucket or 2-5 gallon lidded container with warm water, then put it in the car and take it along to a MANUAL car wash (the kind with the hand-held sprayers). Then HAND WASH the car using the warm water and gentle soap. Only use the car wash wand to do the rinse. Not a bad compromise. wink


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Oct 7, 6:15pm - #293486 
if i'm feeling lazy

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Oct 7, 6:36pm - #293487 
yeah i think snow would suck on my black celly!

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Oct 7, 7:12pm - #293488 
see, alabama isnt so bad... constant car wash weather.


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Oct 7, 7:56pm - #293489 
mine goes throough the car wash and 5 minutes later it looks like it came out the showroom...i must admit i like doing it by hand but winter is around the corner and in nj it can gete down to the teens and even below that so it will def be in thhe car wash than!

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Oct 7, 7:58pm - #293490 
Drive through car wash = Death to your cars paint job

Hand washing with tender lovin care = Fountain of youth for paint job


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Oct 7, 8:04pm - #293491 
Originally Posted by scuderia575m
see, alabama isnt so bad... constant car wash weather.

tons of rednecks though... rofl that's alright i'm too... rofl

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Oct 7, 8:08pm - #293492 
yeah, the rednecks suck, but i get used to it. its actually the country music that i cant stand


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Oct 7, 8:30pm - #293493 
I use a high pressure carwash place. *shrugs*

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Oct 8, 8:44am - #293494 
Originally Posted by scuderia575m
yeah, the rednecks suck, but i get used to it. its actually the country music that i cant stand


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I used to live in Huntsville; yeah lots of rednecks and their music. But yeah, I got used to it too. Its pretty down there. Are you in Birmingham?


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Oct 8, 8:53am - #293495 
Handwash. You'll have a greater appreciation for a job you did yourself. I love my car so much i'll take the time to wash it, once every two weeks.

Which reminds me, I have to wash my car today. Bat and I are testing the new overlays on my car tomorrow. thumbsup


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Oct 8, 9:32pm - #293496 
Originally Posted by ExNihilo
Originally Posted by scuderia575m
yeah, the rednecks suck, but i get used to it. its actually the country music that i cant stand


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I used to live in Huntsville; yeah lots of rednecks and their music. But yeah, I got used to it too. Its pretty down there. Are you in Birmingham?



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