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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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weddy11
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 11:29:19 AM

I hand wash my car.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 11:07:31 AM

Carwash
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 11:02:53 AM

Carwash
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:13:23 PM

both
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nichols
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 9:53:41 AM

hand except in the middle of winter
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eB40
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 5:20:37 PM

Both
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bikergirlss
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 7:38:25 PM

both
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47pickup
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 6:31:43 PM

Hand wash
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 5:13:44 PM

Hand as much as possible and as long as the warm weather will allow.
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 5:11:41 PM

both
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gmc48
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 2:30:57 PM

Hand wash
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 1:05:21 PM

car wash
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 9:28:05 AM

Car wash
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 9:13:33 AM

Always by hand
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 8:38:21 PM

hand wash
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 8:19:54 PM

Car wash. I live in a apartment where I cannot wash my car but I work at a car dealership where I get free car washes.
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mrgots2000
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 3:49:31 PM

The honda s2000, always handwash; the subaru, natures rain.
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2004VHO
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 2:30:34 PM

I prefer hand wash- But due to drought & strict water rationing here in N.TX it is against the law now....

=(

[Edited by: 2004VHO at 8/22/2014 2:30:49 PM EST]
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 10:11:38 AM

Brushless carwash
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 7:54:40 AM

Brushless carwash
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 7:39:22 AM

Car wash only............
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 7:35:04 AM

Carwash
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calypso93
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 7:03:31 AM

Both
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 8:06:59 PM

Carwash
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roadrunner7669
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 9:49:25 AM

hand
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 9:39:06 AM

I hand wash.
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puddy
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 9:24:02 AM

carwash
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 9:14:51 AM

carwash
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 7:53:09 PM

Always hand
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 10:17:09 AM

No.
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streetcars
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:32:42 AM

Drive thru grinder for daily driver and hand wash for the classics.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 12:22:43 AM

both
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:51:33 PM

Carwash
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93XtraCab
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 12:51:42 PM

I'm not lazy, so I hand wash
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dakine
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:18:37 AM

Both
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 8:58:39 PM

Hand
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 2:12:50 PM

hand wash
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 12:26:00 PM

You cannot get a car really clean at a carwash. Hand wash all the way.
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jay93LA
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 10:02:22 AM

prefer hand wash
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Gas_Master_G
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:58:19 AM

hand wash in Summer; touch-free in winter
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 8:36:33 AM

CARWASH
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 6:30:57 AM

Car wash...........
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 9:35:10 PM

hand wash (at shop)
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 5:46:11 PM

Hand
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campyz
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 9:30:06 AM

Hand wash.
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Blubird
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 8:52:27 AM

hand wash
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NJDeMarco
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 5:38:28 PM

hand
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 5:16:01 PM

Carwash
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nichols
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 11:02:31 AM

hand
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sh1361
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 7:16:51 PM

Car wash
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