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Old 18 Oct 2004, 02:30 pm
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Default I HATE GETTING MY CAR DIRTY!

Since I got my Cruiser I just can't seem to keep the thing clean. It's
driving me nuts. And seeing as that its' been raining pretty much nonstop here the past three days, I can't imagine the situation improving any. Before, with my other cars occasional grime didn't bother me that much, but NOW...[xx(]

Even bits of leaves on the floormats just KILL me.

Aside from just not driving the thing, and/or wrapping it up in Cosmoline... How can I cope???

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Old 18 Oct 2004, 02:33 pm
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yeah i know what you mean, it drives me crazy.
pollen in the spring, bird poop all summer, wet leaves and mud in the fall, filth grime slush mush all winter. YUK

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Old 18 Oct 2004, 03:45 pm
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I feel your pain. I detailed my PT 8 days ago. Clay bar and sealent. The temperatures have dropped here to below freezing at night, and rain during the day, so she sits covered up in the garage because I do not want her to get dirty. [:I] It is a pain to hand wash her when the weather turns to crap, so I guess it is almost time to leave her in the garage until spring. Back to driving the 93 F150. Sigh. Love hurts.

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Old 18 Oct 2004, 06:08 pm
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Move to Arizona. I dont have to clean my car for weeks here. There are barely any trees, it never rains, no pollen, nothing. Just dirt maybe
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Old 18 Oct 2004, 07:02 pm
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Move to Arizona. I dont have to clean my car for weeks here. There are barely any trees, it never rains, no pollen, nothing. Just dirt maybe
I'm not sure about that. I rather deal with dirt on the car, than scorpions or poisonous snakes in the garage.
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Old 18 Oct 2004, 08:15 pm
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Wax it.
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Old 19 Oct 2004, 08:35 am
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PTH..../ You want to apply the highest quality sacraficial layer of protection possible, so outside contaminants don't etch your finish. Most people don't understand that the best wax under the best conditions on a driver car will last 30 days. With todays advanced paint systems it only makes sense to apply a polymer. In most cases it is less expensive than wax. Check out my web site for more information. www.perfectautofinish.com
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Old 19 Oct 2004, 01:41 pm
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Try keeping an everyday driver clean for at least the drive home from the car wash, thats a challenge. []

Know how you feel, I hate to look at it the next day.
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Old 19 Oct 2004, 01:45 pm
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Give Garys products a try. They look expensive all in one lumb some, but they last a long time. I have used his products since buying the cruiser. There great.
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Old 19 Oct 2004, 04:40 pm
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Move to Arizona. I dont have to clean my car for weeks here. There are barely any trees, it never rains, no pollen, nothing. Just dirt maybe
I'm not sure about that. I rather deal with dirt on the car, than scorpions or poisonous snakes in the garage.
Haha, yeah there was once a bobcat sleeping in my familys van when we got in it. About the detail stuff, my dad claims there is a factory paint prtectant already on it, and if i wax, seal, or do anything else to it, it will damage that protectant. True?
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