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Old 08-13-2010, 10:26 PM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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How often do you wash your car ? I have washed my car (the beast) exactly 3 xs in the past 11 months. Last time was around dec 09. I only use the car for work & shopping & i dont care what people think. It does look dirty but not filthy. I did water the hood & trunk off & wash the front & rear window. I may wash it by the end of summer but dont hold me to it.
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Old 08-14-2010, 09:51 AM
 
Location: NY
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I usually wash mine at least once a week. Sometimes more often depending on weather and how often it rains and makes it look dirty.
I just like a clean car, and would do this regardless of what kind of car I drove.

The only time I don't do this is in the winter. I never use automatic car washes, so when it is below freezing and the roads are salt covered, there is no way to really clean it and keep it clean.
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Old 08-14-2010, 10:06 AM
 
Location: California
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Ours get washed at least once a week or sooner,if they show any dirt. I hate a dirty car! Truck is the only vehicle that occasionally passes through a car wash. Other than that, we wash are own,drying only with microfiber clothes.
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Old 08-14-2010, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I washed my car once. I was going on a trip with a friend who is rather fastidious, so I washed my car before we left. Sometimes I sweep out the inside and wipe it down with a damp cloth about once a year or so, especially if the steering wheel is sticky.

How often do people wash their mailbox?
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Old 08-14-2010, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Each of our cars gets washed at least once a week. Often times twice each week.

We cannot stand to have a dirty car.

Our mailbox gets washed / cleaned a couple of times each year.
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Old 08-14-2010, 12:42 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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I usually wash my vehicles once a week on Saturday or Sunday, I also cannot stand having a dirty vehicle. Usually vacuum out the interior every other week. I don't usually wax my vehicle unless I have a special occasion to do so...waxing is a PITA (in my opinion).
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Old 08-14-2010, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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I just got a i dont care attitude with the beast. I think i will wash it tomorrow & clean the whitewalls.When i first bought my 90 Tbird in 02 it was nice & i really liked. Girls liked it also & were scoping out the car & not me (lord forbid). Over time it & the cat got boring plus its very uncomfotable & sucks gas cause its a heavy v-6. Now with my heavy "beasty" olds i get 15/18 & the only ones who look at is are blacks. I will 100% get no action with my 85 olds delta 88 (well maybe some drunk drugged up old ho but ill pass). In the future i want a clean 4 cylinder. We shall see.
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Old 08-14-2010, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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I washed my car once. I was going on a trip with a friend who is rather fastidious, so I washed my car before we left. Sometimes I sweep out the inside and wipe it down with a damp cloth about once a year or so, especially if the steering wheel is sticky.

How often do people wash their mailbox?
It's good maintenance to wash your car as well as polishing it (or having it ditec treated), it keeps the paint from getting too dry.

Now, if my mailbox needed cleaning regularly to keep from falling apart sooner, I would, but due to they type of pain on it, it doesn't.

I wash my car (just an A to B car) at least a couple of times a month, more so during the winter to get the road salt off it, sometimes more than once a week.
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Old 08-14-2010, 01:07 PM
 
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Weekly, at least. It's sort of like cleaning your house. I spend just about as much time in the car as at home, so it should be just as clean.
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Old 08-14-2010, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Once a week. Wipe it down every other day since it's not garage kept.
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