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#1 (permalink) Old 10-26-2004, 06:01 PM
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I don't have any...so I'm asking?

Last nite I washed my car in like 49 degrees weather...And my fingers are still numb!

I only went 2 weeks without washing and my rims were brown/black and I had bird $hit and dust all over the roof and hood. (I went to pick my friend up and she was like scared to get in my car, so I had to wash it). Now the weathers getting colder and I don't think I'll be washing it out in the driveway and my car is NOT going in the Carwash...

So is there anyway to get around this besides throwing a Noah cover on my car and walking to work until March 2005!?


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umm i don't really know any really good ideas. but a way to make your hands less cold is to get the mr clean deal, and use that to wash your car, at least then all you have to do is sponge the car during the soap phase and you're not spending too much time actually washing the car

another idea is to get a friend you know that baby's his/her car like you do yours. and pay them to wash your car as you sit behind them watching their every move and yelling at them for spots they missed.

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Buy a pair of neoprene gloves. They are waterproof and will keep your hands warm. I use them for fishing in the fall and they work great. You can find them at Walmart or a sporting goods store.
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I got my car last december, so I was washing it once a week in sometimes 32 degree temps. The only advice I can give is to wash fast~

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The best cold water method I use is going to a drive in bay. Take all your usual periphials (Bucket, wash mit, etc.) and just use the bay wand as your garden hose. Not only does it use warm water, but the bay shields you from that damn cold wind!

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The best cold water method I use is going to a drive in bay. Take all your usual periphials (Bucket, wash mit, etc.) and just use the bay wand as your garden hose. Not only does it use warm water, but the bay shields you from that damn cold wind!
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Whats a "drive in bay"? Is that a suburban thing?

Because I just moved to the burbs in NJ but I still stay in NYC alot, so would I find one of these in my new neighborhood?

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Originally posted by Delmarco+Oct 30 2004, 09:36 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Delmarco @ Oct 30 2004, 09:36 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-jllphan@Oct 29 2004, 11:49 PM
The best cold water method I use is going to a drive in bay. Take all your usual periphials (Bucket, wash mit, etc.) and just use the bay wand as your garden hose. Not only does it use warm water, but the bay shields you from that damn cold wind!
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Whats a "drive in bay"? Is that a suburban thing?

Because I just moved to the burbs in NJ but I still stay in NYC alot, so would I find one of these in my new neighborhood?
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He is talking about the do-it-yourself carwashes where you pull in the bay and use the pressure washer. I use it on my rims almost every other day and most are indeed running on hot water.

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Originally posted by Delmarco@Oct 30 2004, 09:36 AM
Whats a "drive in bay"? Is that a suburban thing?

Because I just moved to the burbs in NJ but I still stay in NYC alot, so would I find one of these in my new neighborhood?
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