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      04-24-2008, 12:27 AM   #23
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In the e90post detailing forum one of the stickies mentions how to wash the car in the winter... guy recommends a touchless auto wash for several reasons.

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      05-06-2008, 07:03 PM   #24

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Originally Posted by White08M3 View Post
After a long days tempted to just run my car thru the car wash...Should i do it?? i mean it is brushlesss!!
I dont like doing it but there are many good washes on long island I personally find wetbury car wash to be the best and i would say number two would be miami car wash. my 750's wheels are wider and they dont scratch so dont sweat it
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      05-07-2008, 02:13 PM   #25

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I don't have my M3 yet but for my 325....
In between my personal weekend hand car washes I take my car right down the street to a laser touch-less carwash ($6). It is one of those that you park in and the machines moves around your car. No rails, no brushes and no guys hand drying your car with a sandpaper terry cloth towel.
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i usually leave it dirty until i get a chance to get to it myself.

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      05-09-2008, 10:18 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by fmquadri View Post
what about touchless car washes?? the ones with only the water spray? Is that still bad for the car?? can't be great for the wax with that much pressure, but it shouldn't hurt the paint, right?

then you jump out with your favorite drying rag and dry her up.
don`t do it it`s not worth it those places use cheap shampoo cheap evrything and I would suggest not to dry the car after a wash like that because that pressure wash will not remove all the dust and other particles that can harm the paint when drying . If u wash it once a week (by hand ) and put a wax evrey 3 months you`ll be fine but don`t go to those places where they start washing your car from the bottom . good luck
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      05-09-2008, 01:30 PM   #28

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Originally Posted by sayemthree View Post
my favorite part of the car wash is when the guy at the end of the touchless carwash picks up a towel from the aspalt that has already dried 42 cars that day and gives your car a quick dry!

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