When did you last wash your car

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When did you last wash your car

Just there now
0
No votes
Yesterday
0
No votes
A few days ago
1
8%
Last week
2
15%
A fortnight
2
15%
A month ago
3
23%
Never
2
15%
I get it washed for me
1
8%
It wouldnt fit in the dishwasher
2
15%
 
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When did you last wash your car

Post by FarmerPug » Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:11 pm

when did you last wash the car, the exterior not the interior

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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by teamster1975 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:05 pm

Probably around March time.
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by FarmerPug » Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:09 pm

i like the contrast between the filthy exterior and very clean interior.

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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by teamster1975 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:24 pm

406executiveHDI wrote:i like the contrast between the filthy exterior and very clean interior.
There's no chance of the interior staying clean with two youngsters in the back! :lol:
Thank god for leather!!!!
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by FarmerPug » Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:53 pm

you must have black leather, i had my young cousins a few times in the back, now ive learnt to cover the backs of the seats with blankets to keep the muck away. But it would have been a disaster on cream fabric seats.

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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by rwb » Sun Dec 19, 2010 7:02 pm

A fortnight ago, and it was just as mucky within a few days :roll:

I don't do the interior very often, but there's normally only me in it so it doesn't get bad.

The insides of the windows need doing though -- I can see they've got greasy.

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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by highlander » Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:04 pm

Since I bought the Coupe I've never washed her. The weather has been crap persistently and the snow is back this week with a vengeance.

Pissed off about it because she looks fantastic when she's clean (the last owners thoughtfully had her valeted before I picked her up - not just for the test drive - that's a nice touch!)
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by Welly » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:14 am

Last Saturday, after fixing the burst pipe in the garage then thawing out the 30mtr hose pipe in a wheelie bin with 30 ltrs of hot water :lol:

I then used the snow foam to drag the salt/dirt off.......jet washed that off....then warm soapy wash with Zymol and an MF 'Noodle Mitt' ....washing each panel at a time and dragging the mitt over my grit guarded bucket system 8)

Looked great.......for 2 days :(
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by Gary406 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:30 pm

i get mine washed weekly
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by Gary406 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:32 pm

highlander wrote:Since I bought the Coupe I've never washed her. The weather has been crap persistently and the snow is back this week with a vengeance.

Pissed off about it because she looks fantastic when she's clean (the last owners thoughtfully had her valeted before I picked her up - not just for the test drive - that's a nice touch!)
get it washed in the snow, they look even better i think, must be with all the white around
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by waue1978 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:33 pm

i get mine washed weekly
From the way that is phrased it doesn't sound like you go out there with the sponge & bucket each week.
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by DaiRees » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:35 pm

I think I took it to the carwash in October. Last time it had a really good going over was back in the summer though :oops:
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by Gary406 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:57 pm

waue1978 wrote:
i get mine washed weekly
From the way that is phrased it doesn't sound like you go out there with the sponge & bucket each week.
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by highlander » Mon Dec 20, 2010 4:16 pm

Gary406 wrote:get it washed in the snow, they look even better i think, must be with all the white around
The amount of crap and filth on our roads is ridiculous. The Coupe looks *filthy* right now, and I guarantee if I take her past the Shell garage this evening and hose all the crap off've her, she'll look *filthy* again by the time I get her home.

Also: I'm furious with our housing association as they haven't bothered clearing the mountains of snow out of the carport. I had to push two cars yesterday to help them get parked. Some lassie's Golf had its engine undertray mangled and half-ripped off on the ice. Ridiculous and disgraceful.
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Re: When did you last wash your car

Post by FarmerPug » Mon Dec 20, 2010 4:23 pm

I only washed the lights, number plates, and the windows. Just the bare essentials no point in doing anything else. I think the saloon looks good with a bit of dirt on it, quite agricultural looking, it can sit parked between the two tractors no problem except they are cleaner than it. :cheesy:

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