How often do you wash your car?

What to do to keep your car looking and running like new, inside and out.

How often do you wash your car?

Poll ended at Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:33 pm

Every day. I'm OCD and have nothing better to do.
0
No votes
Weekly.
3
13%
Every few weeks.
6
25%
Once a month.
1
4%
Once every few months.
6
25%
Once before each season.
1
4%
Once a year.
6
25%
I don't wash my car. I hate it and I wish it would burn.
1
4%
 
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How often do you wash your car?

Postby Jastreb » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:33 pm

How often do you wash your car's exterior, on average?
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby watkins » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:39 pm

I try to go for about once a month, though that doesnt always work out so well, especially considering ill only ever hand wash it. That gets tricky in a New England winter
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby 94Corolla5Speed » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:42 pm

Right now in winter it's less, because of the cold and salt and all that, but in the summer, I wash it maybe once a week/once every two weeks.

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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby jory543 » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:53 pm

once every... never. I haven't washed either of them yet.

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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby vedran » Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:47 pm

i used to wash my car every 2 weeks. now it's turned into almost 2 years
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby noob5,000,000 » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:05 pm

I don't wash my car. I hate it and I wish it would burn. If it were cleaner/rust-free that wouldn't be the case. But really, I've washed it once since I had it. I think that was in April or May.
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby Leedeth » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:11 pm

Whenever it looks dirty, that would ideally be 2 to 4 weeks, but I often put it off for months. It's just not worth the effort.

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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby AHTOXA » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:47 pm

I try to do every few weeks but that doesn't always happen. The truck got washed once a month simply because after a trip there was like 100 lbs of mud everywhere and it would get annoying to dirty up your work clothes every time you got it/out.
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby theholycow » Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:19 pm

I've had the VW for a year and haven't washed it yet. I don't hate it or wish it would burn, though.

I think I washed the truck last spring or summer once.

All the salt on it keeps rubbing off on my jacket when I lean over it to mess with stuff in the bed.
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby AHTOXA » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:30 am

I can't stand not washing the car for a while. I don;t have to really like the car but when it's clean and shiny I feel better driving it. Regardless of what it is.
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby RITmusic2k » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:52 am

It's a black car, so it looks like turd when even slightly dirty. So yeah, weekly washer here.

I'd do it more frequently... because my brake pads are more like dust pads that occasionally slow the car down... but it's a damn time commitment I can't manage during the work week.

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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby fa22raptorf22 » Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:15 am

my crap gets washed once a week or more.

I think i wash it so much im going to make it rusty :/

It better shine and those tires / rims should be glossy or else the car is not getting driven.

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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby Warner » Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:54 am

If I had a nice car, I'd probably wash it as soon as it got dirty. However, I have a Geo Prizm.

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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby Brass » Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:15 am

The black is sexy but an unforgiving dirt catcher. every week to two weeks for me.
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Re: How often do you wash your car?

Postby mtheis » Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:28 am

Whenever it rains.
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