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    On the note of cleaning your car.......

    How do you clean your car. I pay for a jetwash until we get the outside tap fitted then I can use the Karcher
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    Bucket and wash mit/sponge. Would rather have my nuts chopped off with a rusty spoon than take my car through a carwash.

    BTW, we have a "Car Care and Detailing" for this sort of stuff.
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    Jet wash for me then spin dry down the dual carraige way and used to be wax each week but only do that once a month now
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    Good old bucket and sponge for me...when I can be bothered!
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    i use the new flash gun as advertised on the tele

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    I use a bucket and sponge coz i don't trust anyone else to wash my car.

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    I used to be bucket and sponge through and through, but ive started using manual jetwash and they are great!

    If you use the spot free finish and wax programs, your car looks like new everytime! Providing you dont miss any bits, which i must admit is quite easy with the amount of soap those things dump on, you can sometimes barely see what colour your car is until youve rinsed it, nevermind if its still dirty.
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    bucket and sponge for me too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sten
    Bucket and wash mit/sponge. Would rather have my nuts chopped off with a rusty spoon than take my car through a carwash.
    Same here.

    I have a jet wash at home, but i dont use it on my cars bodywork as it scratch the paint. i sometimes use it under my wheel arches tho.

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    Has to be bucket and sponge its the best result you can get as these jet washes use industrial soap and it will dull the paint work of your car alot

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