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      10-13-2009, 05:30 PM   #1
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As the winter approaches many people will no longer be hand washing their cars themselves. In the past i have always washed my car myself by hand even in the winter. It has yet to see a car wash but as the temperatures get colder its crazy to wash the car yourself in the winter. Last year my driveway would become a solid sheet of ice after washing. I realize it is insane to wash your car when it is 30 or colder outside and that is why I was wondering of the best possible car wash that is on long island.
Please weigh in, all suggestions are appreciated.
I no this was discussed in the past but it has been a while and many car washes have opened and closed as well as changed in wash quality in that time.
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As the winter approaches many people will no longer be hand washing their cars themselves. In the past i have always washed my car myself by hand even in the winter. It has yet to see a car wash but as the temperatures get colder its crazy to wash the car yourself in the winter. Last year my driveway would become a solid sheet of ice after washing. I realize it is insane to wash your car when it is 30 or colder outside and that is why I was wondering of the best possible car wash that is on long island.
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I no this was discussed in the past but it has been a while and many car washes have opened and closed as well as changed in wash quality in that time.
great neck car wash on northern blvd is really good.. although i heard a brand new one opened up on jericho turnpike in new hyde park.. that blows the doors off of the great neck car wash
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great necks ok. do you know the name of the place on jericho? is it sonic? because i heard that it is supposed to be pretty good.
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great necks ok. do you know the name of the place on jericho? is it sonic? because i heard that it is supposed to be pretty good.
to be honest with you dillon i dont know.. my neigbhor told me about it.. i think i may try it tomorrow.. he told me if you take the cross island to jericho and i am assuming you go east.. should see it within a few blocks..
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I use the one couple blocks down from the new Stone Hill, quite good actually, it's on Jericho Tpke.
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great necks ok. do you know the name of the place on jericho? is it sonic? because i heard that it is supposed to be pretty good.
yes it is called ultra sonic.. its a 1/4 mile east of the cross island on jericho tpke.. this morning i took my 997c2 coupe, and my wifes X5, and they did an amazing job.. its revolutionary.. the car sits on an airport type conveyer belt.. rims never get touched.. and the car came out awesome.. had individual service..

i definately would not go back to the great neck car wash...

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sonic is great! i have the monthly package with them so i go every chance i get.
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I use the one couple blocks down from the new Stone Hill, quite good actually, it's on Jericho Tpke.
u talkin about the 1 in syo? connected to the mobil gas station? yea this is where i take my car..... they do a great job... check it out.. OP where on LI are u located... hit this one up if ur close to syo and dont wanna go far
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its revolutionary.. the car sits on an airport type conveyer belt.. rims never get touched..
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That sounds awesome!
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sonic is great! i have the monthly package with them so i go every chance i get.
How much is a monthly package because thats what i'd probably end up doing for like the month of december and january

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u talkin about the 1 in syo? connected to the mobil gas station? yea this is where i take my car..... they do a great job... check it out.. OP where on LI are u located... hit this one up if ur close to syo and dont wanna go far
im not far from syosset, i live in roslyn where exactly is this wash?
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How much is a monthly package because thats what i'd probably end up doing for like the month of december and january



im not far from syosset, i live in roslyn where exactly is this wash?
oo okay roslyn is right by 25a right? basically u have to get to jericho turnpike... and once your in syosset, its near the mobil station, across the street from the nissan dealership... its also right next to LIJ hosptial... what other marks do you know of in syosset? (ill tell you where the wash is located in perspective to what locations you know)
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Really nice. I wish I had something like that by me in Suffolk. I notice it is a hand wash. I have a hand wash by me but they never use clean mitts. They just go from one car to the next without rinsing the mitts and damage up the paint. Does this wash do it right by constantly rinsing the wash mitts to avoid swirls and scratches?
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[quote=dillon733;6128386]How much is a monthly package because thats what i'd probably end up doing for like the month of december and january



the monthly all day monday-sunday is 59.99; monday-thursday is 39.99.
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How much is a monthly package because thats what i'd probably end up doing for like the month of december and january



the monthly all day monday-sunday is 59.99; monday-thursday is 39.99.
sounds like a fair price ill definitely check this place out.
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if your ever on the southshore of long island there two great carwashes in my town of oceanside on atlantic ave one called miracle hand wash & another oceanside auto wash both same street. If not ill fill up my bucket with warm water so my hands dont get cold :-P
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Just went to five corners in New Hyde Park yesterday. Supposedly the first hand car wash in NY and they give great service, very detail oriented. One thing I liked that they do where I haven't seen anywhere else before is they take an air gun and blow out any excess water from the cracks and from the engine bay. And they actually polish the exhaust pipes which is nice. Cost about 24.95, which is a bit more than I'm used to, but from the service, it was worth it. They do a good job hitting all the spots. Also helps the register girl is cute :P.

I was going to try ultra sonic at first, but i've read other reviews from different forums complaining about long waits and some ended up having swirl marks on the paint after coming out, which didn't sit well with me. The belt drive and ice cream is a great idea, but hearing people getting swirl marks on paint made me a bit weary. Hope some more people can share there experiences from there.

Car Wash 2000 in Fresh Meadows (along the LIE) is ok when it isn't too busy. I notice when its packed is when they tend to make mistakes. You can see where they don't hit some spots on the body panels. On non busy days, they do an alright job.
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