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Is it just me....

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by tarheelfan_08, May 29, 2011.

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Do you enjoy washing/waxing your truck

This poll will close on Aug 15, 2019 at 8:45 PM.
  1. Yes

    352 vote(s)
    60.7%
  2. I'm going to do it now that you mentioned it

    42 vote(s)
    7.2%
  3. No

    120 vote(s)
    20.7%
  4. I love the dirty on it

    66 vote(s)
    11.4%
  1. May 29, 2011 at 8:43 PM
    #1
    tarheelfan_08

    tarheelfan_08 [OP] Carolina Alliance

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    Or do other people enjoy washing and waxing your truck? I feel to relaxed while doing it, kind of like it is my on world. And I love seeing the outcome.
     
  2. May 29, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    tarheelfan_08

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    Oh and the reason I ask is because I did mine today and it was an awesome 5 hours...I will post pics tom in the sun.


    PICS ARE WELCOME :D
     
  3. May 29, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    The longest I've spent on my already clean car is 14 hours in one day. Wash, clay bar, wax twice, detail exterior, detail interior, detail engine. I won't do that again, though. It's just that I was "into" and it had to be perfect.

    I usually wash the cars at least once a week.
     
  4. May 29, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    tarheelfan_08

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    Yea I have never clay bared it, I want to try it though. Why wax it twice? yea I was mine once a week and wax it every 3 months
     
  5. May 29, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    Dupont final detail FTW.
     
  6. May 29, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    Clay bar is awesome, it gets all the fine little things that are embedded in your paint. Sometimes if you look close you see what looks like sand in your paint. You can feel it too. What that is, is environmental affects - little teeny minute things in your paint. No washing or waxing will help it. With the clay bar it gets it out. You can even hear it being ripped out, it's a trip. I waxed it twice - once to fill in the little divots that the clay bar pulled the stuff from and another waxing to get the spots I missed.

    I wax mine every time I wash it. But that's my car. With the truck, it's new (a new 2010, I'm the first owner) and it's got that coating on it EKOGuard and the instructions say not to wax it....

    So far it still looks good.
     
  7. May 29, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    cmack

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    I wash my truck every few months. I used to be into washing and waxing a couple times a week...I got over it. Plus now it's wheeling season for me. And I jsut didn't have the time..
     
  8. May 29, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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    higherlux

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    id like to see that ;)
     
  9. May 29, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    This is the day after I completed the detailing. Took it out of the garage so I can get the other car out to wash.


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  10. May 29, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    higherlux

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    i think i love you:eek:
     
  11. May 29, 2011 at 10:36 PM
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    808matt

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    dont have the time and no longer care
     
  12. May 29, 2011 at 10:43 PM
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    TyW33

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    My dad thinks I wash my truck to much, but I agree with you man. I always feel super relaxed and awesome after I wash and wax my truck. And its kind of something you have to do alone, its not the same if your friends help.
     
  13. May 29, 2011 at 10:46 PM
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    cmack

    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    I disagree. I enjoy watching girls like this take care of it :cool:
     
  14. May 29, 2011 at 10:57 PM
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    rbeezy

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    i love washing my rides. i dont know why, its just something i like to do
     
  15. May 29, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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    nice body but fugly face
     
  16. May 29, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    cmack

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    My eyes never made it to the face :D
     
  17. May 29, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    rbeezy

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    your neighborhood looks familiar. Union City or Hayward?
     
  18. May 29, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    I dont understand any of you people in here. LOL. I hate [with a passion] washing and waxing my FJ, and do it only because I hate driving a dirty vehicle more. When I have kids that will definitely be one of their money making opportunities.
     
  19. May 29, 2011 at 11:03 PM
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    Tarheelz2350

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    Same here. There's a sense of accomplishment after I get done. Especially after waxing and detailing. When the truck looks good and you get compliments it's great.
     
  20. May 29, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    well i know of at least 2 tacoma's that got washed on sunday! lol your's and mine. :D it was the first wash i have ever given her. and i think i may have put a small ass dint in the roof :( from kinda having to get on it a little to get right above the windshield. i think it will come out. fyi i don't have side steps.
     
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