Automatic Car Washes

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Automatic Car Washes

Postby Lanky » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:22 pm

Strange topic but I was hoping to hear if anyone has experience going through an automatic car wash with their rigs. Recently moved deep into the city and common access to a hose bib has become impossible. Even a self-service is far enough away to be difficult.
I was planning on removing the rack and window visors before attempting it.

Cheers!

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Automatic Car Washes

Postby Growlerbearnz » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:25 pm

My only advice here is to avoid the kind with the rollers that go up and over the windscreen and roof- they don't see the passenger side mirror on JDM 4WDs, and attempt to scrape it off the A-pillar. It's not fun to watch.
Nothing says "poor workmanship" more than wrinkles in the duct tape.

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Automatic Car Washes

Postby Morganizer » Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:48 pm

I found the automatic car washes don't do a good job on vans; They're designed for sedans. I feel like I spent eight bucks and still need to wash my van.

I bought a truck brush and a bucket, for when I can't find a truck wash.

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Automatic Car Washes

Postby poochike » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:12 pm

Lanky wrote:Strange topic but I was hoping to hear if anyone has experience going through an automatic car wash with their rigs. Recently moved deep into the city and common access to a hose bib has become impossible. Even a self-service is far enough away to be difficult.
I was planning on removing the rack and window visors before attempting it.

Cheers!
I go here.....

http://royaloakcarwash.ca/services/

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