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View Poll Results: How often do you wax your vehicle? What do you use?

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  • I don't really wax, just wash once in a while

    10 8.40%
  • I go through the carwash - wash and wax

    10 8.40%
  • I hand wash - soap only

    9 7.56%
  • I hand wash - soap and wax

    11 9.24%
  • I hand wash - soap, wax, polishes and more

    22 18.49%
  • I detail once or twice per year along with washing

    27 22.69%
  • I detail several times per year along with washing

    43 36.13%
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  1. #11

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    i wax once before winter and once in the spring after a few good rain storms

    2003 Z71 Silverado LS
    Access roll up cover
    Bed Rails
    Billet Grill insert
    Bed Rug
    CB with PA system
    Waiting to be installed
    Two 8in RF HX2 punch( would have 12s but they got stolen)

  2. #12

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    it doesn't need to get washed

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    Usally once a month through the summer I hand wash and in the winter I go to the carwash and blast off the sand/salt.
    BRYAN

    "IF YOU DON'T TREAT IT LIKE A TRUCK IT'S JUST A REALLY BIG CAR"

    02' Avalanche 2500 Onyx Black
    8.1L Vortec
    43,000 miles

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    wax about twice a year.

    2004 4.8| Custom Paint| Tint| De-badged| Shaved Tailgate| Rollpan| Smoked Tails| Color Matched| Lowered 5/8| Suede Interior| Color Matched Interior| Indash & TVs| Mids-Lows & 2 12" CVRs| 500 & 1100 Interfires| Soundeadener| Outlaw CAI| Magnaflow|
    Future Mods: 6.0 LQ4/9| Bags|

  5. #15

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    I usually wax about 5 times a year. Try to keep it clean as possible. Basically when it starts to get too dirty for my taste, then it gets cleaned, inside and out.


    2005 GMC Sierra SLT 1500 4x4
    - 20% Tint
    - Line-Ex
    - 6" Fabtech Lift
    - 35" Nitto Trail Grapplers
    - 20" XD Badlands
    - SuperChips Flaspaq
    - Cat-Back Exhaust, Short Flo Mufflers
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKJGvPplLV0
    - Chrome Mirrors
    - RECON Smoked Cab Lights
    - K&N Filter

    2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT1
    - 20% Tint

  6. #16

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    Unless it's raining, I'll wash and semi-detail it every week. If it's dirty, it'll go through the touchless carwash first to remove most of the dirt. Then back to the garage to dry it off, apply detailer, and get all of the small stuff. Wheels, side-steps, chrome parts, interior, etc.

    Then it gets a full clay-bar, polish, and wax with orbital buffer about 2-4 times a year depending on the weather and condition of the paint. A good wax w/ buffer will last awhile in most conditions, especially since it spends the night in the garage.

    And since this is Texas, it's not like we need to deal with salt and snow. Just lots and lots... and lots of dust.

    2009 GMC Sierra Denali AWD

  7. #17

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    Once you see my paint you'll realize the futility of waxing lol.

    If I'm not playin' ball I'm workin on my truck.... On a college budget... Yeah... Zip ties and duct tape FTW!

  8. #18

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    Car spends most of the time under cover. So, it gets maintenance washes as needed. Usually before a show, or after a night at the drag strip. Give a good, complete detail after winter or before a major show.
    2002 Chevy Monte Carlo SS
    327 WHP ~ 369 lb/ft
    13.026 sec @ 109.03 mph
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    Silverado coming soon

  9. #19

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    Wax a two to three times a year with regular washes every couple weeks.

    Bobby - North Carolina
    2008 4x4 5.3L V8
    6" Suspension Lift and 1.5" Body Lift
    20x9 Ballistic Jesters w/35" Toyo Open Country MT's & 1.5" rear wheel spacers
    4:56 Yukon Gears
    Hypertech Speedometer Calibrator
    Baja style bed mount spare tire carrier
    Flowmaster 40 series dual exhaust
    Recon Smoked LED tails/3rd brake lights/black projectors w/switchback LED's in the corners
    N-Fab Nerf Steps
    K&N CAI
    No Fear Pedals
    Tint, Line-X bedliner, Window visors, Rear wheel well liners
    Painted front grill, bow ties and door badges, de-"lettered" tailgate
    Powder coated front and rear bumpers

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    I wax my vehicles twice a year, once in May and once in September right before winter. I wash them about once every other week, if you do it more than that all you do is rot them out faster by filling them up with water.

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