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  • Take it through a Regular Car Wash

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I looked and didn't see a topic solely on Car Washing the Renegade except a post here and there, so I ask...

With all the stuff that some are putting on their Renegades such as the Hood Decal, Renegade decals, plastic-dip and clear coat/side marker covers and all, do you folks use a regular car wash, hand car wash or do it your self wash?

Also curious about those who decided to put on the hood/front end bra protectors. The same question/poll applies.

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Hi

Alway wash my vehicule my self !
 

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I either wash it myself or take it through the local "touchless" car wash. I won't go near any car wash that uses brushes, soft cloth or not.
 

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Okay,

I bought an off-road vehicle. I'm gonna do my darnedest to avoid scrub oak pin striping. But I just can't see the problem of running an off-road vehicle through a regular carwash. When I get Ort home, I detail the inside myself. On occasion I stop at one of those carwash bays that has hoses and wands, and you pay for the chemicals/water sprayed. Most of the time I stop for a high pressure spray down and then a spotless rinse.

Those of you that use Unicorn hair gloves and leprechaun chamois... Yeah, I'm jealous. I just don't have that kind of desire to violate my HOA agreements. ;)
 

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I go through what I guess you'd call a soft-cloth car wash. I'd stay away from the spinning plastic bristle washes. Hand-washing isn't really an option for me as I don't have city water (I live out in the sticks and have an underground tank that I have filled every three weeks).
 

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When I wash mine myself, it always seems like it doesnt "last" as long... if that makes sense? lol... when I take it through a regular car soft cloth wash the shine lasts alot longer...

That said, I did put some pinstriping on the front end yesterday, and was planing to do a little bit of plasti dip on the wheels... Maybe I might have to wash by hand now lol
 

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When I wash mine myself, it always seems like it doesnt "last" as long... if that makes sense? lol... when I take it through a regular car soft cloth wash the shine lasts alot longer...

That said, I did put some pinstriping on the front end yesterday, and was planing to do a little bit of plasti dip on the wheels... Maybe I might have to wash by hand now lol
That's where I find the micro-fiber towels come in handy. Unless I get things really dirty again, I can get things shiny again - without actually washing all over.

Pinstriping? New pics? ;)
 

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Wish we had a hand car wash around here but we don't. I work so much I honestly like spending my time off doing either what I have to get done or enjoying myself on the bike, boat, or whatever trips my trigger that day. :D
 

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Too afraid that the giant hard brushes are gonna hurt my baby Jeep...
Too little time and no available space to wash it myself...

Hand Car Wash it is for me!
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Not sure yet..... Would like to say wash it myself. Hand washes get so expensive. Don't prefer automated, but sometimes it's nice for undercarriage when needed. My 15 year old Escape maybe get washed once/twice a year, because I feel the dirt is part of what's helping to hold it together.... LOL
 

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A friend of mine has seen me do the Feep and the bikes - he calls it "The Production"....

I usually take mine to the do-it-yerself car wash, dry it off, find a shady place (I have a black Feep) and begin the polish/wax/trim obsession.... Takes a few hours, but she sure do look purtty when I'm done :)
 

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Biggest actual concern with the automated car wash is probably the rear wiper cap. It's not the most secure item in the world. The places by me tape down rear wipers, but going regularly, I'll probably tape mine myself as well as the cap.
 
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