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      11-12-2013, 01:13 PM   #23
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+1 would be pretty sweet if I could get the car washed quickly during lunch or something along those lines.
Quick research shows a Shell Gas Station off Lee Hwy and Union Mill Rd that has a touchless wash, and a Jiffy Lube Location at 6220 Wilson Blvd in Falls Church that also has a touchless wash.

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I live near Belmont Ridge Sunoco laser wash with buckets of suds and brushes outside the wash. This enables me to scrub the wheels at my leisure prior to entering the wash...
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I live near Belmont Ridge Sunoco laser wash with buckets of suds and brushes outside the wash. This enables me to scrub the wheels at my leisure prior to entering the wash...
Yea this is exactly what I do
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How is Pro-clean of tysons corner? I was thinking about going there.
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My reccomendation

Dr. Car Wash @
13817 Lee Hwy, Centreville, VA 20121

Other than washing the car myself, this is the only place I go to....they are very nice and very reasonable price. They have full detail packages and they do an excellent job.

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Here's the worst part... I go there at least once a month and I cannot remember the name for the life of me - I'll check it out tomorrow. It is indeed touchless.

Also - are you in NoVA or CT?
Were you able to get the name/location of this place?
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Here's the worst part... I go there at least once a month and I cannot remember the name for the life of me - I'll check it out tomorrow. It is indeed touchless.

Also - are you in NoVA or CT?
Were you able to get the name/location of this place?
Yup. See above. Express Stop
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Yup. See above. Express Stop
Sorry -- I overlooked your previous post. Small world indeed, haha!

Is the Express Stop the one on the corner of Old Keene Mill and Lee Chapel? My old high school stomping grounds.... Haha
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I got fed up with these touchless car washes that doesn't really wash my car clean and still leaves my wheels dirty. I wanna find someone that will hand wash my car from now on.
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Any good recommendations for those in the Arlington area?
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+1 would be pretty sweet if I could get the car washed quickly during lunch or something along those lines.
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Quick research shows a Shell Gas Station off Lee Hwy and Union Mill Rd that has a touchless wash, and a Jiffy Lube Location at 6220 Wilson Blvd in Falls Church that also has a touchless wash.

Hope this helps.
For those of you wanting Hand Washes, I'd recommend Detail & Wash Services by Eric. A basic hand wash and interior wipe down is $18, and they do a good job. They do mobile services and have bays in Crystal City. 703.843.6679 or detailcarwash@gmail.com.

I've been to the Jiffy Lube on Wilson as well, and it is on par with most wash places, but there doesn't seem to be an air dryer, so be prepared to do some extensive drying.

For pay and sprays where you can wash your own car, there's one in Sterling right off of 28 (8 or so bays), can't recall the name and another on Leesburg Pike near Bailey's crossroads in a small gas station. I'll see if I can find the names for these two spots.
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For pay and sprays where you can wash your own car, there's one in Sterling right off of 28 (8 or so bays), can't recall the name
Please try to remember. The Route 28 location would be so clutch during the winter.
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Sorry -- I overlooked your previous post. Small world indeed, haha!

Is the Express Stop the one on the corner of Old Keene Mill and Lee Chapel? My old high school stomping grounds.... Haha
No prob. I thought for a second I forgot to put the name! I believe its that corner indeed!
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No prob. I thought for a second I forgot to put the name! I believe its that corner indeed!
Awesome. I've loitered in that McDonalds parking lot for countless hours, haha. This was back in high school, of course -- when I was slightly dumber than I am now
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Awesome. I've loitered in that McDonalds parking lot for countless hours, haha. This was back in high school, of course -- when I was slightly dumber than I am now
Ah yea... right next to the gas station. Which, by the way, why the hell is it ridiculously busy all the time?!

Also - I wonder if it's worth compiling a list of Touchless and DIY carwashes in NoVA...
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For those of you wanting Hand Washes, I'd recommend Detail & Wash Services by Eric. A basic hand wash and interior wipe down is $18, and they do a good job. They do mobile services and have bays in Crystal City. 703.843.6679 or detailcarwash@gmail.com.

I've been to the Jiffy Lube on Wilson as well, and it is on par with most wash places, but there doesn't seem to be an air dryer, so be prepared to do some extensive drying.

For pay and sprays where you can wash your own car, there's one in Sterling right off of 28 (8 or so bays), can't recall the name and another on Leesburg Pike near Bailey's crossroads in a small gas station. I'll see if I can find the names for these two spots.
Just hit up Eric - the fact that he does this in Crystal City where I work is super convenient. Looking forward to a clean car in the winter months
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Just hit up Eric - the fact that he does this in Crystal City where I work is super convenient. Looking forward to a clean car in the winter months
I'm now working in Crystal City too
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Just got my car back from Eric and his team. They did a great job and my car was ready in about 45 minutes. I purchased the 5 exterior wash pack from him, which set me back $80, includes an interior vac, and should get me through the winter. +1 for the recommendation Hiro
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Just got my car back from Eric and his team. They did a great job and my car was ready in about 45 minutes. I purchased the 5 exterior wash pack from him, which set me back $80, includes an interior vac, and should get me through the winter. +1 for the recommendation Hiro
5 for $80 is a great deal if it includes hands wash + vac. Definitely gonna go for that.
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Just got my car back from Eric and his team. They did a great job and my car was ready in about 45 minutes. I purchased the 5 exterior wash pack from him, which set me back $80, includes an interior vac, and should get me through the winter. +1 for the recommendation Hiro
Damn, I didn't even know he did the 5 pack!

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5 for $80 is a great deal if it includes hands wash + vac. Definitely gonna go for that.
They only do hand washes and details, so it would def be a hand wash. Think I may have to invest in a 5 pack myself
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I should clarify, they don't "offer it" per say, but I asked what kind of deals he may have and we worked that out
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I tried planet autowash in manassas this weekend. It was a decent job, and with the Yelp deal, it turned out to be under $20. The belt they have isn't the rail type, so no worries if your car is lowered or if you have wheels you care about.

Does anyone know if Eric comes out to Fairfax/Centreville area?
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I tried planet autowash in manassas this weekend. It was a decent job, and with the Yelp deal, it turned out to be under $20. The belt they have isn't the rail type, so no worries if your car is lowered or if you have wheels you care about.

Does anyone know if Eric comes out to Fairfax/Centreville area?
I believe Eric only has locations here in the Arlington area. 3 in Crystal City, and 1 new one in the Clarendon area.
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