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Old 09-18-2010, 09:37 PM
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Been wanting to do this but I'm lazy.
this.

I think I've waxed my car once. too much work. I'm too lazy to even wash it.
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Old 09-19-2010, 02:40 AM
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^yea man. especially this time of year in the northwest, shit just rains all the time and ruins anything you try to do w/ your car. parking space isn't undercover wiether so doens't help at all.
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Old 09-19-2010, 06:32 AM
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yeah...also my job has a gravel/dirt parking lot, so no matter what, it's gonna get all dirty right away.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:23 AM
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Never waxed mine. I usually just go through the touchless carwash and dry it with a microfiber cloth.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:39 AM
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I've been wanting to wash the fit this weekend, but some asshat parked his audi right infront of the hose, making in more or less impossible for me to access it.

Apartment living ftl
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:59 AM
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i was never able to wash any of my cars during apt living. most i did was wax it in the parking lot after taking it to one of those DIY car wash places
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:18 AM
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Originally Posted by dubcac View Post
What kind of polish/wax did you use?
Meguiar's Clay Bar, Quick detailer, Cleaner wax.

Originally Posted by Black2KGSR View Post
yeah...also my job has a gravel/dirt parking lot, so no matter what, it's gonna get all dirty right away.
That's the point in doing it...it keeps the nastiness from eating through your clear coat. Extra protection...
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:21 AM
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A properly waxed vehicle can be dusted off by a California Car Duster if loose dust is an issue.
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Draconius View Post
That's the point in doing it...it keeps the nastiness from eating through your clear coat. Extra protection...
Originally Posted by Black2KGSR View Post
I'm too lazy to even wash it.
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Draconius View Post
Meguiar's Clay Bar, Quick detailer, Cleaner wax.



That's the point in doing it...it keeps the nastiness from eating through your clear coat. Extra protection...
It gets the contaminants off the clearcoat. The polish/wax protect it. You should do more than just a cleaner wax.
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