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Car Wash and Tonneau

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by civictotaco, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Jan 15, 2011 at 12:50 PM
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    civictotaco

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    Just installed my tonneau cover and after looking at my truck I need a car wash.

    Has anyone every gone through an automatic carwash with their Access® tonneau cover? Do you go in with it rolled up or not? And have you had any problems?
     
  2. Jan 15, 2011 at 1:43 PM
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    Skidmark Brown

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    I have an Access Cover and run it through the carwash all the time. I have not seen any negative effects of doing this.
     
  3. Jan 15, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    95SLE

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    Same as above. Just wash it.

    It does help to put some 303 Aerospace on the cover every now and then to keep it clean and make it harder for dirt to stick to the cover.
     
  4. Jan 15, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    I keep it closed as well, it definitely helps with keeping cover a bit cleaner.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    I go through the touchless car wash every couple of weeks when we're getting snow/ice in order to wash all the sand and salt off. I leave my Access cover down and have had zero problems, even with the ZOMG 200mph blow dryer it uses.
     
  6. Jan 20, 2011 at 4:39 AM
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    civictotaco

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    Thanks guys, I took the truck w/ the tonneau cover down through an automated car wash (not touch-less) yesterday it stayed secured even with the blower at the end.
     
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