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View Poll Results: How Often Do You Wash or Have Your Saturn Washed?
Weekly 42 43.75%
Monthly 33 34.38%
Yearly 4 4.17%
Other 17 17.71%
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Old 11-17-2003, 12:08 AM   #1
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Question How Often Do You Wash or Have Your Saturn Washed?

Generally speaking, how often do you wash or have your Saturn washed? Once a week, once a month? More or less frequently?

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Old 11-17-2003, 12:42 AM   #2
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Since the Saturn is parked outside, I only wash it two or three times throught the spring, summer and fall. I don't like salt staying on it, though, so it is washed more frequently in the winter. So I would have to vote "Rarely."

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Old 11-17-2003, 12:52 AM   #3
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During the summer it seems to be every week to 2 weeks. During the rainy season why bother unless there is a long clear stretch of weather just ahead.

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Old 11-17-2003, 12:55 AM   #4
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For the first 10 years, almost weekly for three seasons, about monthly during Winter (any time that the temperature is above freezing long enough).

For the past year our rainfall has been way above average, so I have probably only washed my car monthly. :-(

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Old 11-17-2003, 01:22 AM   #5
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Whenever I feel like it. I probably wash it most in the spring to get the salt off of it. Or during the summer when it want it to look nice.

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Old 11-17-2003, 01:26 AM   #6
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Summer--almost weekly
School--I'm lucky if I do it once a month

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Old 11-17-2003, 02:03 AM   #7
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ummmm, i think it was washing in september last, really cant remember. I live on a dirt road, so washing it is basically pointless.

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Old 11-17-2003, 02:22 AM   #8
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I have a muddy gravel/dirt driveway, so washing is pointless if it's raining or puddled. One splash and that's it for the wash. I find myself hosing the car off a lot and washing once or more a week during the summer. In the cold months when the outside water is turned off and the hose put away, rinsing is a pain in the neck, so I'll go to the self-serve car wash when rain isn't in the forecast.

This 93 SL1 is the first car I've washed regularly

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Old 11-17-2003, 07:31 AM   #9
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When it needs it for what I am doing. It might go a month without a wash and then more than once a week if i'm using it to carry a business related passenger. Also with the heavy use of road de-icers in our area I wash mine more in winter than in summer time.

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Old 11-17-2003, 07:45 AM   #10
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Two to three times per week by hand and NEVER thru a car wash with brushes since they can create swirls and other damage in the paint especially on the polymer panels.

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Old 11-17-2003, 08:24 AM   #11
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My car sits outside, and since it's black now it shows the dirt even faster...ugh... In the winter time, I was it either between snow storms, or on a nice 35-40 degree day. In the summer, fall, and spring probably at least once a week, if not once every 2 weeks.

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Old 11-17-2003, 09:45 AM   #12
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Mines completely infrequent. I haven't washed my car in prolly 3 months. I do keep the inside clean however, and get complements how my car STILL smells like a new car... and it's over 3 years old

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Old 11-17-2003, 10:02 AM   #13
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In Spring/Summer, weekly. In the winter, monthly.

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Old 11-17-2003, 10:11 AM   #14
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once a week. either by hand with a hose or a coin op place. also saturn washes it every 3000 miles.

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Old 11-17-2003, 10:57 AM   #15
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Durind the summer rainy season in Florida, it gets an automatic pressure wash almost daily when it rains. During the rest of the year I use Blue Coral one-step wash and wax, usually not even having to wipe it with a chamois after rinsing. Twice a year it gets a full wax with McGuire's Gold Class liquid.

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Old 11-17-2003, 11:13 AM   #16
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Try to wash it every week. Because I live in a condo, I either do it at work in the shop, or if I am lazy, go to a touchless car wash near my place.

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Old 11-17-2003, 11:17 AM   #17
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I wash when it's dirty, and only if there is a good forecast for the next several days.

This averages out to about monthly.

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Old 11-17-2003, 12:30 PM   #18
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Weekly..........no matter what the forecast. I hate my car looking dirty!

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Old 11-17-2003, 12:46 PM   #19
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Whenever I can find time or good weather to do it. I did have to wash it twice this past month due to out street being torn up for "improvements."
Do like the fact that it is silver & it hides the dirt pretty well.

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Old 11-17-2003, 01:49 PM   #20
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My blue/black shows dirt like there is no tomorrow. So I'd have to say I was it once a week in the sumer, once a month when I'm in school. When I get it back I will definitely wash it, I haven't even seen my car in about a month. The inside of my car is a different story...

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