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Old 05-23-2012, 12:47 PM   #1
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How often ???

How often do you guys and girls wash your camaro. I think I am about to wash the paint off. I wash mine at least 2 or 3 times a week. How about anyone else?
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:48 PM   #2
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Probably 3 times a month... Being a garage queen and only out on good days she doesn't get very dirty
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:50 PM   #3
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Depends on how many times I have to go to work. I get a lot of bug "stuff" on it when I do, but I've been doing it about twice a week.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:51 PM   #4
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Not enough. It's been so long that I'm afraid of washing it. So much dirt... not sure the best way to get it off safely. o.O
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:52 PM   #5
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Every other week unless something comes up.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:53 PM   #6
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sometimes 2-3 times a week. mines garage kept and it still gets filthy.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:56 PM   #7
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I try to wash mine every other week. Just got mine and washed it once already. That California Duster helps for when you don't have time to clean and it is very dusty. I think I clean the windows on the car every two or three days though.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:01 PM   #8
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Mine is garage kept, but when it rains, i am washing her the next day
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:08 PM   #9
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Same here. Two or Three times a week.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:10 PM   #10
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Mine is garage kept, but when it rains, i am washing her the next day


My neighbors think I am crazy, but I am with you.
Garage kept and yet I still need to polish 2+ per week!

It's great to know I am not the only one obsessed with my ride looking good!!!!! It's a Labor of Love
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:11 PM   #11
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Once a week here is plenty for me, I have to keep up with three cars and I ain't getting any younger.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:11 PM   #12
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2-3 a week. Garage kept but dirt road living.....
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:13 PM   #13
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My neighbors think I am crazy, but I am with you.
Garage kept and yet I still need to polish 2+ per week!

It's great to know I am not the only one obsessed with my ride looking good!!!!! It's a Labor of Love
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I don't think my car looked that clean when it rolled off the lot.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:13 PM   #14
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My neighbors think I am crazy, but I am with you.
Garage kept and yet I still need to polish 2+ per week!

It's great to know I am not the only one obsessed with my ride looking good!!!!! It's a Labor of Love
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Hope your not serious about polishing 2x a week. That's not good for your clear coat. Polish has a grit to it and you will destroy your finish. Wax on the other hand is different ...
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:14 PM   #15
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October will be two years since mine has been washed, garage king never gets dirty
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:15 PM   #16
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Probably 3 times a month... Being a garage queen and only out on good days she doesn't get very dirty
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Also wax once a month.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:22 PM   #17
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dirt road and hiway driving - twice a week I wash and I love my California duster.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:24 PM   #18
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Whenever it needs it. If it rains during the day on a work day, gets washed that afternoon or evening unless it's still raining.

Otherwise, California Duster can get me a week if it doesn't rain. Weekends = clean the Camaro.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:25 PM   #19
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Whenever it needs it. If it rains during the day on a work day. Gets washed that afternoon or evening unless out's still raining.

Otherwise, California Duster can get me a week if it doesn't rain. Weekends = clean the Camaro.
This is excatly what I do.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:25 PM   #20
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I wash it at least once a week. Mine is a daily driver and doesn't even have a garage spot. I've noticed that although it may look dirty when I'm looking at the hood while I'm inside the car, from outside the car she still shines quite a bit. Even my dad has commented on how my car ALWAYS looks clean, even after driving 15 miles through the rain. Usually the only spot where it shows is behind the tires.

But at least once a week I take it through the car wash just to keep her clean. Before everyone starts flaming, it's a touchless wash.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:26 PM   #21
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once a week...sometimes once every two. Not garage kept and DD of 70 miles round trip.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:37 PM   #22
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As needed sometimes 1 a week and other times maybe 4 times a week.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:39 PM   #23
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Hope your not serious about polishing 2x a week. That's not good for your clear coat. Polish has a grit to it and you will destroy your finish. Wax on the other hand is different ...

Thanks Mr..............bad terminology

Washed, waxed and detailed inside and out
No abrasives

She looks better today than day 1 from the dealer!
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:39 PM   #24
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Unfortunately mine has to sit outside, and I drive it everyday... I wash it once or twice a month, wax it about once a year.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:53 PM   #25
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Once for sure and if weather has been crappy do a mid week one just to keep the road grime to a min.
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