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      06-08-2011, 04:33 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by donovan View Post

Its good to have attention to detail and want to keep things in nice condition because that is good for resale value... However, to go absolutely HAM on the car by wasting loads of time for full details is nuts
I have no problem going all out and doing a full detail once a year. Set aside 8 hours on a single saturday and knock it out and the car looks great for a majority of the year. Makes it easier to wash the car as well.

I used to do 2 full details(spring/fall), 1 semi-detail(mid-summer) and wash weekly. Wash in garage over the winter.

Now I'm 1 full detail and wash maybe monthly at best. Only use laser wash car washes in the winter.

I'll never completely not care but I definitely toned it down. If you're spending $25k+ on a car you should at least kinda care haha.

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