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post #1 of 27 Old 05-30-2012, 02:27 PM Thread Starter
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Since I traded my coupe in for a vert a year ago I haven't taken it to a automatic car wash in part because of the leaking, creaking and wear marks that happened early on. Of course this means she has stayed dirty more days than I would have liked, has anyone put their Camaro vert through a automatic car wash on a regular basis? Any negatives?
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post #2 of 27 Old 05-30-2012, 03:42 PM
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Any car. Any car wash = SCRATCHES. Yes, even touchless. The water gets re-used and isn't all that clean.

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Wash by hand.... Its much better and more satisfying
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I did once after I first bought it but I wont anymore. Leaked between side windows but not alot.

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post #7 of 27 Old 06-15-2012, 02:05 AM
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My other car is a Suburban.
Hand-washing the Camaro is a walk in the park compared to the elephant.
Bigass rollers can't be good for these delicate/tempermental tops.

I also shower and shave before taking the Camaro out for a drive.
Please tell me I'm not the only one here who's that OCD.
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My other car is a Suburban.
Hand-washing the Camaro is a walk in the park compared to the elephant.
Bigass rollers can't be good for these delicate/tempermental tops.

I also shower and shave before taking the Camaro out for a drive.
Please tell me I'm not the only one here who's that OCD.
Well the shaving is a little over the top.....I assume we're talking your face, not your legs....but I won't get in my Camaro unless I'm freshly showered. No car wash will ever touch my car.
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I do it at least 2 times a week. It leaked once but outside of that no problems at all.
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I leave the air on high spray her down...never a leak, hand dry and ready to cruise.
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