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I wash my car once a week. How often does everyone here wash their car? How long does it take you? Just wondering.
 

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at least once a week. sometimes two. but this week i haven't been driving the car so it won't need a wash :)
my neighbors think i am psycho because i wash the car more than i wash myself. oops too much information. :ph34r:

the wash ususally takes about 1.5 hrs (includes tire refinishing). if i detail and wax, add another 2-3 hrs. but that is usually no more than once a month.
 

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What do you use to dust?
 

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i wash my car like once a month during the summer. wax it 2-3 times a year. take me 2-3 minutes to wash my car. about 40 to wax it. maybe when i get a better car i'll take better care of it
 

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I Don't Wash anymore...

I Use Meguiar's Quick Detailer... It Preserves the wax coating :wave
 

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can anyone recommend a good site to purchase car washing/detail stuff from? i like bavarian autohaus....but i was wondering if there was somewhere that is specifically good at selling the stuff and specializes in cleaning.
 

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I do not really care about the outside of my car...at the time....I just want to keep the inside of it nice.
 

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Originally posted by AZ325Ci+Jul 30 2003, 03:14 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (AZ325Ci @ Jul 30 2003, 03:14 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-Asio@Jul 30 2003, 06:10 PM
I do not really care about the outside of my car...at the time....I just want to keep the inside of it nice.
then, i use Lexol leather conditioner for my leather seats. [/b][/quote]
Cool I will have to pic some up for my seats. :p thx
 

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if you are going to get the cleaner by lexol...you might as well get the conditioner as well. it adds to the effect.
 

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I used to work at a car lot so I learned how to do alot of different things and I learned how to do them fast but still doing a good job..My car takes about 20 minutes...I get my bucket filled up, get my wash mitt or my wash rags ready, rinse the car, raise the wipers, then start from the roof, then each windshield, then all the side windows, then the trunk and the rear of the car, then the hood and the front, then the sides of the car...then i rinse, wet my rims down good, and wash them last...i hate that part! then i dry the whole car with my chamois! after that i dress my tires, i like alot of bling on them but i wipe them down good the keep from flinging onto my car...i love this tire dressing called "super blue" that smells like cotton candy...cant buy it in stores its very well known around all the detail shops around here...i use it on the inside on my dash and stuff sometimes too!
 

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what about that meguiars cleaner/polish/wax all in one? is that not an good as polishing then waxing in 2 seperate steps?
 

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i am by no means an expert, but my experience...with anything, has been the "two/three in ones" are never quite as good. it seems to me that you would get a half assed job out of that...at least compared to doing all the seperate steps yourself. i haven't tried that stuff though, but i have been hesitant to use it. also...i don't think you want to use polish on your entire car. my understanding is that you only use it on your superficial scratches. :dunno
 
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