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Old 10-25-2006, 04:58 AM
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Question Auto Carwash recommendations

Brand new E63 M6, with 200 miles toward break-in so far. Will get pics.

Thoughts on selecting an appropriate automatic carwash?

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Old 10-25-2006, 05:01 AM
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Never ever ever use an automatic car wash...unless you mean your own children - but then only if you have properly trained them.

Oh - and if you dont have time or kids, hire a local detailer to wash it once a week. If you have the bread to buy an M6 you can afford to take care of it...if not, please send me the keys.
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Old 10-25-2006, 08:41 PM
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Brand new E63 M6, with 200 miles toward break-in so far. Will get pics.

Thoughts on selecting an appropriate automatic carwash?

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CONGRATS! Awesome Choice! much luck..May I suggest you purchase zymol auto wash soap and cleaner wax. Its easy to obtain and does not contain anything abrasive. Zymol brand wash also balances out acids from everyday exposure. P21S is also a worthy brand of products for The M6...Please post some Piks!
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Old 10-27-2006, 01:10 PM
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Go to a touchless car wash, one that does NOT have rails/tracks you have to put your wheels into. I had a Saab with factory upgraded wheels and one of those rails scratched the whole surface of the wheel. Easy enough say have a detailer do it, but that's not as fast as 10 minutes in the car wash.
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Old 10-27-2006, 02:49 PM
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Easy enough say have a detailer do it, but that's not as fast as 10 minutes in the car wash.

Actually I have always thought that a detailer did it in "my time" faster than 10 minutes. Most come to your work and wash/wax in place. I never have to leave the building...so I dont even spend 10 minutes in an "express wash" booth.
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Old 11-02-2006, 02:54 PM
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Old 11-03-2006, 05:55 AM
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I wish I had read that before I took a huge chunk out of the wheel of my 545i that I had had for 6days ($*%****#^%#) on the rails in one of those damn washes. Beware.
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Old 11-06-2006, 05:42 AM
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check this detail job..$10,000

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CONGRATS! Awesome Choice! much luck..May I suggest you purchase zymol auto wash soap and cleaner wax. Its easy to obtain and does not contain anything abrasive. Zymol brand wash also balances out acids from everyday exposure. P21S is also a worthy brand of products for The M6...Please post some Piks!

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Yeah, my x5 goes through this kind of process once a week... lololololol jk
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Old 11-28-2006, 02:37 PM
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Interesting! I once did a 6 step cleanr/polish myself....took a day and a half but the luster lasted a bout a year..pretty cool though!
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Old 11-28-2006, 06:27 PM
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I wish I had read that before I took a huge chunk out of the wheel of my 545i that I had had for 6days ($*%****#^%#) on the rails in one of those damn washes. Beware.
Shoudl have said soemthing. This association im with for Automatic Car Washes, they put out a Warning for the washes with railes messing up the suspensions of the new 5 series. Well its out now
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