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View Poll Results: How often do you wash your vehicle?
Once a week. 0 0%
Once a month. 7 31.82%
Once a year. 3 13.64%
When I can find the time. 7 31.82%
Who cares??? I just scrape off the dirt so the lights will shine! 5 22.73%
After it rains. 0 0%
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:05 PM   #11
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I used to be really hung up about it when I bought my current car, Matthew. He is the newest car I have owned, and I used to keep the car hoover in the front and hoover if I had to wait in the car, or at least every second day, and I ran him through a car wash very fortnight sometimes everyweek. But then DH came along. I NEVER ate in my car, but dh throws crisp packet around, I could not keep up with the rubbish and it made me grumpy, so I stopped caring, lol! He has learnt to drive and Matthew is now OUR car, not my car...which means HE cleans Matthew, lol. But I never let him drive LOL
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:12 PM   #12
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I'm like Buckytom, once or twice a year. Right now it's covered in road salt. I have a pinkish purple car that is 10 years old, but I keep it in good condition on the inside, also the engine, and on the outside the paint is like brand new.
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:14 PM   #13
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as I`m not a car driver, that task is left to my Wife, it gets cleaned when it`s due for a service only, and maybe when functionality is required.

I`m an Ex-Biker, and used to clean my bike once a week, but since the crash in 96 I`ll Not be having another, so that`s Me out the picture.
You could always get a place in the picture by helping her?!!
Hope you were not badly hurt in the crash.
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:20 PM   #14
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Living in rural Norfolk UK as we do the lanes and roads are pretty muddy as the farmer's tractors and lorries stir it all up. We could clean the car one day and it will be all muddy again the next!
I tease my husband that the only time the car gets cleaned is when it has a service and comes back beautifully valeted as part of the service. Not a frequent occurrence. Or when I am so disgusted with the state of it inside and out that I clean it. The only problem being that I seem to be useless with the pressure washer. Last time I managed to be so useless that he came and helped me It wasn't really a deliberate strategy but it has planted wicked ideas!
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:27 PM   #15
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I put "once a month" even though it's closer to every couple of weeks. I don't need much more than that, since I park in the garage. (also being the girlie girl I am, I think my car's so pretty when it's shiny!)
Around here, we don't have the inclement weather, so cleaning the car needs to happen pretty often.

I also don't like to have "stuff" in the car, just the basics.
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:46 PM   #16
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You could always get a place in the picture by helping her?!!
Hope you were not badly hurt in the crash.
I do help her as for hurt, well the left hand side of me was smashed up pretty good from Colar bone to Ankle, pelvis, ribs and Knee (the cap had to be re-attatched again). quite messy, esp when I can`t have general anaesthetic at all! wide awake for all of it

not to worry though, I`m still Suckin` Air, and here with you lot, and that could well have not been the case! so Who cares now, I sure don`t
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:48 PM   #17
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I do help her as for hurt, well the left hand side of me was smashed up pretty good from Colar bone to Ankle, pelvis, ribs and Knee (the cap had to be re-attatched again). quite messy, esp when I can`t have general anaesthetic at all! wide awake for all of it

not to worry though, I`m still Suckin` Air, and here with you lot, and that could well have not been the case! so Who cares now, I sure don`t
I'm really glad you're still 'sucking air' too
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Old 02-20-2007, 03:00 PM   #18
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Wash?? I thought that's what rain is for.

Not often. Maybe every couple of months. Less often during colder months.
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I do help her as for hurt, well the left hand side of me was smashed up pretty good from Colar bone to Ankle, pelvis, ribs and Knee (the cap had to be re-attatched again). quite messy, esp when I can`t have general anaesthetic at all! wide awake for all of it

not to worry though, I`m still Suckin` Air, and here with you lot, and that could well have not been the case! so Who cares now, I sure don`t
And how lucky we are to have you here YT2095 . Great outlook to boot!
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Old 02-20-2007, 03:52 PM   #20
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In the winter... hardly ever. Why... it rains tooooo much around here.

In the summer...once a month or even less. Should be more.
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