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      08-20-2005, 10:47 AM   #1
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How often do you wash your E90 ?

Once a week for me
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      08-20-2005, 11:06 AM   #2
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I usually don't set a time. I've only washed my car twice since I bought and brought it home in May. It hasn't gotten very dirty since we've had a heat wave and very little rain here. But, this weekend so far has been pretty rainy, and I think it'll be time again for a wash soon.
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      08-20-2005, 11:10 AM   #3
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Ive had my car for 6 weeks, and ive washed it 3x. So i guess every 2 weeks, or unless its real dirty in btw.
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      08-20-2005, 11:14 AM   #4
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When it needs it....ie. when it isn't crystal clean.
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      08-20-2005, 11:15 AM   #5
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Bella...you lucky girl! My 545 (tiSilver) was only washed every 2 or 3 weeks unless it rained and got really dirty sooner. My black car needs it once a week and that's after car dusting lightly every night!! uggggg
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      08-20-2005, 11:16 AM   #6
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Bella...you lucky girl! My 545 (tiSilver) was only washed every 2 or 3 weeks unless it rained and got really dirty sooner. My black car needs it once a week and that's after car dusting lightly every night!! uggggg

LoL.. Yeah but .. your car looks awesome...soooo.. i guess its worth it.
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      08-20-2005, 11:30 AM   #7
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I wash it once a week. Got to keep the baby clean & pretty
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      08-20-2005, 12:04 PM   #8
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every friday when i get home from work...

has to be spotless before she leaves the garage for the weekend!!!
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      08-20-2005, 01:04 PM   #9
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So far, once a week........until my marginal utility goes down....
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      08-20-2005, 01:25 PM   #10
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every 2 weeks. waxing and washing take too much time to do every week.
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      08-20-2005, 01:56 PM   #11
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i wash 2x a week, and wax 1x a week.
everything has to be oh-so-perfect
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      08-20-2005, 01:59 PM   #12
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I get mine washed on Mondays at a car wash and detailed on Fridays at the car wash. Luckily they dont cost me anything. Thank you step dad for running 4 high end carwashes...
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      08-20-2005, 02:23 PM   #13
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I get mine washed on Mondays at a car wash and detailed on Fridays at the car wash. Luckily they dont cost me anything. Thank you step dad for running 4 high end carwashes...
damn you lucky lil son-of-a biscuit. :mad:

sooo...when can you hook me up with those free carwash??
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      08-20-2005, 02:59 PM   #14
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damn you lucky lil son-of-a biscuit. :mad:

sooo...when can you hook me up with those free carwash??
Easy......if you're willing to be his half-brother......
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      08-20-2005, 03:24 PM   #15
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I was my car once or twice a week depending on my schedule. I just hate having a dirty car...it kills me. I like my car to be sparkly! I also park outside alot, so my car gets covered in all sorts of dust and pollen which drives me nuts aswell!!! :-)

It's dirty right now...probably wash it tomorrow!!
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      08-20-2005, 03:29 PM   #16
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I was my car once or twice a week depending on my schedule....
Hmmmm...interesting....how does it feel when you are admired by everyone.....hahahaha! j/k
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      08-20-2005, 03:37 PM   #17
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      08-20-2005, 05:32 PM   #18
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i wash mine at least twice a week.....sometimes i was my f-ing wheels twice a day......i can spend 2 hours on my wheels cleaning them from all the damn brakedust...and 30mins later after driving to the store, they will have a very light layer of BD....I am going to order the brakepads that www.bimmerworld.com says to get....they claim the brakepads they have keep the wheels clean for many days without sacrificing the great braking ability of the e90....oh yeah, did i mention i zaino(Z2pro) my car at least once a week? ....2 coats today..im about to go take off the second coat...bringing it to coat number 15.......ill post pictures later...im keeping a zaino photobook.....to show how layering many coats imrpoves the paint....i plan on getting to 50 coats by 2006....
 
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      08-21-2005, 02:47 PM   #19
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campbell -
you're sick. which is why we love your car so much...
but seriously, are you referring to the hawk ceramic pads @ bimmerworld?
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      08-21-2005, 03:09 PM   #20
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I wash mine once a week... but I wipe it with a microfibre cloth in between the washes.
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      08-21-2005, 04:51 PM   #21
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With the amount of rainy days we get here in Scotland my car could do with a wash practically every day!!!!!! But I manage to contain myself to at least once a week - sometimes twice. Polishing has to be fitted in whenever the weather is nice at the weekends! Managed well so far though - the weather has been kind!
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