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Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? #4808888
07/09/18 08:26 AM
07/09/18 08:26 AM
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Michigan
ZZman Offline OP
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Many hand wash or like the car wash for time and convience.

Mine is zero to 1. My Grand Marquis is a scratched up dented rust bucket do who cares!

Last edited by ZZman; 07/09/18 08:27 AM.

2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram TG
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808890
07/09/18 08:31 AM
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Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808892
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Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808901
07/09/18 08:43 AM
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N.H, U.S.A.
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How many days did it rain the last couple months?


2019 VW Jetta S,6M OCI#0 1136mi-Castrol Edge Prof? VW508+OE Filter; '17 Subaru Crosstrek CVT OC#6 43467mi-Valvoline Adv 0w20 + SOA Filter
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808902
07/09/18 08:44 AM
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Great Lakes
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Great Lakes
About 0.5.


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808910
07/09/18 08:52 AM
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Chicago,IL,USA
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can we change that to per year?

also does heavy rain, regular rain and flash rain (hate the little splashers) count?


16 Golf SportWagen
13 Mazda5
08 Yaris
04 Elantra
95 accent
95 mystique
97 concorde
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808911
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Depends on the weather and the roads.

Sometimes, after a hard rain, the roads are fairly clean... and it really doesn't need it afterwards.

However, right now, they're replacing a gas pipeline along my route to work, and the roads are covered in mud.

Bucket wash to automatic wash is about 5:1. Only use the automatic wash when time is tight.


2004 Silverado - on its 3rd Jasper engine in less than one year.
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808915
07/09/18 08:54 AM
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Mississippi
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Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808921
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zero


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Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808925
07/09/18 09:05 AM
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Kevil,Ky
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My 2 most used cars are on a monthly car wash plan. For $25/mo I can wash mine everyday and get the bottom cleaned and the car wash wax. If I don't have that plan it is 12.98 per wash. I use the fire out of the plan. Tree sap, bugs etc all come off. Three wash places here in town and free vacuum DIY.


Don't waste your time on a slipshod repair.
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808928
07/09/18 09:10 AM
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Taiwan
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Maybe about 0.1-0.2. Windscreen more often, maybe 0.5-1.0

Never used a car wash, but it would be quite amusing for any casual observers so if I'm feeling generous sometime maybe I will.

Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808930
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Oklahoma
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At least once every two weeks.


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06 Accord EX-L V6
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Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808937
07/09/18 09:27 AM
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The Midwest
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It varies. I wash my car at home but not always. Guessing 3 times a month.
There is a gas station with a car wash near me that gives a .30 per gallon discount off of gas for up to 20 gallons if you buy a $9 car wash.


Wife: 15' Audi A4 quattro 6 speed manual
Me: 13' VW GTI 3 door 6 speed manual

Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808939
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Since I rent the Escape on Turo I usually end up washing it from 3-5 times a month. I then do a quick wash of my Suburban if I'm bored and have time sicne I already have the cleaning supplies out, so that's maybe once a month. I've washed the Crown Vic once since I owned it so that's gonna end up being maybe 3x/year.


2010 Ford Escape 2.5 ~94K Miles: Royal Purple 5W-30 + Wix 51348
2008 Ford Crown Vic P71 4.6 ~167K Miles: AMSOIL SS 0W-30 + Wix 51372
1995 Chevy Silverado 5.7 ~277K Miles: Delo 10W-30 + ACDelco PF52
Re: Avg times you wash your vehicle per month? [Re: ZZman] #4808941
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Minnesota
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3-4 times a month. I always wash it by hand. It's never seen an automatic car wash for as long as I've owned it.


2010 Honda Civic LX
Valvoline SynPower 5w-20 - Napa Gold oil filter
59,992 miles
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