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mldrgrp
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2010 11:34:21 AM

I wash the car by hand, usually 1-2x /week in the warm months, carwash in the winter.
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xmstr
Sophomore Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 7:05:33 AM

car wash.
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 6:52:37 AM

Hand
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 6:39:45 AM

carwash...........
55Russ
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 1:39:05 AM

Carwash
WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 1:32:26 AM

Carwash
jessjames
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 1:04:32 AM

Car wash

Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 12:30:58 AM

Both
Fish2tail
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2015 10:28:50 PM

Hand
Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 12:34:29 AM

Both
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 8:26:53 PM

When it warms up a little I will take the car wash stuff back out to the garage.
eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 2:13:52 PM

Both
Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 12:25:47 AM

Both
gsogb1
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 11:08:47 AM

car wash
weddy11
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 11:03:52 AM

Hand only.
redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 10:45:02 AM

depends on how cold it is
2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 10:28:31 AM

carwash
mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 2:47:42 AM

I always do hand wash and hand wax
Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 12:50:00 AM

Both
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 11:23:20 PM

Car wash in the winter, hand wash in the summer.
MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 4:46:51 PM

Carwash
lilmx5guy
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 11:29:53 AM

Both,depending on time available and weather
GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 11:05:36 AM

Both
twt
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:56:17 AM

Both. Depends on the reason and the weather.
Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:53:58 AM

Hand wash always. Carwash on special occasions when I need the botton side washed from road salt/mud.
Vin63
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:49:44 AM

Hand wash.
some_guy5
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:31:44 AM

hand wash only. But not that often
gvan
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:06:52 AM

No wash. Need higher temperatures before washing my car.
eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 8:13:32 AM

carwash
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 7:20:19 AM

carwash.........
55Russ
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 12:10:38 AM

Carwash
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 12:02:20 AM

Car wash in the winter, hand wash in summer.
eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 8:00:46 PM

Carwash
Moe86
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 6:08:24 PM

Hand wash.
juniperus98
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 6:07:04 PM

Carwash
MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 4:58:41 PM

Carwash
contiki
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 7:34:41 AM

Car wash........
cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 10:10:16 PM

Both
subielover2014
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 3:02:29 PM

car wash in winter,hand wash in summer.
eB40
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2015 10:06:00 AM

Carwash
toms1120
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 6:43:45 AM

Carwash
Fish2tail
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 5:39:30 PM

Hand wash
Blubird
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2015 9:09:44 AM

hand wash
dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 4:14:54 PM

DIY Wand Wash and home hand-wash.
lyons_coop
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 3:44:22 PM

Carwash.
luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 3:41:58 PM

Wand wash...no automatic washes for me, even if they are brushless!
eB40
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 12:04:58 PM

Carwash
Somis1
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 6:15:33 PM

Hand wash in my driveway, usually.
gas_phil
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 5:43:31 PM

hand wash
xtremecheap
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 4:25:50 PM

I use a microfiber wash mop with the two bucket method. Great wash and it is super easy.
47pickup
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 1:25:44 PM

Hand
2Tall
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 11:31:49 AM

carwash
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