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Old 08-16-2009, 10:05 PM   #1
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Just wondering about running my van through a drive thru car wash....4x4 EB no penthouse or anything else sticking up............have any of you guys run through a car wash????


the top of the van is a pain to clean.............


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What's the worse thing that could happen???? I ask them if it will fit, they say yes, the top of my van gets destroyed. they buy me a penthouse . Hmmm some how I don't think it would work out that way.......
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Old 08-16-2009, 10:21 PM   #2
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What's a car wash??? I haven't found a drive thru car wash that can accommodate our Rig. Every time I go they want to charge $45.00 for handwashing only.....no wax, no interior! If we opted for the other option, it can cost up to $100.
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i go to the coin op washes, my fav is in sunset beach i climb up top with the sprayer and wash the van from top on down
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Ran mine through the wash on Sunday...



We have a telescoping pole for car washing that works really well, we can wash the whole van except the top of the top without a ladder (which is what we usually do), and you can reach the whole top with a small one. Got it at Target I think.
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Old 08-17-2009, 10:35 PM   #6
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There is a tall coin car wash in town I use. It would be nice to find an auto car was but with solar and a rack I don't know what would happen. I pulled into a short car wash one time that looked tall enough to get through. The CB antenna loaded up and snapped across the corrugated metal roof. Thought I ripped the rack right off I usually wash the top at home and finish it down at the car wash.
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Old 08-19-2009, 01:50 PM   #7
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jaje - LOL . that's funny

car wash question is a good one - I was just thinking of that yesterday.

Sounds like with penthouse, solar, 4" lift 4x4 and 34 - 35 " tires - it's gonna be do it yourself or waaaay too expensive if you find a place that can accommodate.

This is my final answer.

Fishbreath - is that your conclusion?
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jaje - LOL . that's funny

car wash question is a good one - I was just thinking of that yesterday.

Sounds like with penthouse, solar, 4" lift 4x4 and 34 - 35 " tires - it's gonna be do it yourself or waaaay too expensive if you find a place that can accommodate.

This is my final answer.

Fishbreath - is that your conclusion?

Yep do it your self..........or maybe i could be like Jage..and talk my bride into the washing , one way or the other I will pay.


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Yep do it your self..........or maybe i could be like Jage..and talk my bride into the washing , one way or the other I will pay.
I can't recommend enough having your leg broken before having this discussion with your significant other.



Of course as soon as I can stand again, I'm going to be on dishwashing duty for the next year, so I suppose it all evens out in her favor no matter what.
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I guess you better start treating Moma nice or she might break your other leg. I will have to admit that I like your idea of a car wash! Hmm ! I wonder if Collette is busy next Thursday when I get back.
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