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show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads? -MR CLEAN CAR WASH *PICS*

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  1. jjlaughner

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    I am.... was. I picked up one of the Mr Clean spot free car wash at the local autozone because it had a $5 rebate and was on sale for $17.88. Today being almost 50degrees outside; I sprayed down my Blazer and pops Yukon. I dont know if it the the cleaner or the fact the vehicles where extreamly dirty from this winter but as soon as the soap hit, it instantly turned grey. My white rag also turned black like never before! I took the 'wash pad on a stick' (yet another great invention for truck owners) and scrubbed the vehicles down and sprayed them off... switched over to the spot free setting and in about 30 minutes both trucks are sparkling clean and dried without a spot! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif

    Now the bad things... The filter, you have to replace the first one right away, it only is suppost to last three washes. I'm guessing that first bottle of soap will last about as long. SO I guess I'll have to price the new 'big' filter and bottle of soap. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

    ouch,$17+ for a car wash? I must be cheap. I just keep all the sided and top of the truck wet until I am ready to dry and no spots, but then my paint job sucks also...oh well.

    In the end, whether or not the commercial is truth, i couldn't pay that much...so is this post padding? /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

    Well their all absolutely true are'nt they? Truth in advertising, is about the same as everything you see on the net is true.

    I saw an ad in which some little old lady was washing her dog in this doggie soap, and the little dog came out looking like new, so I bought some of that fine product, only to realize after I had bathed my dog, she was'nt new, she's still 13 year's old.

    But she certainly smell's a helluva lot better. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    ouch,$17+ for a car wash? I must be cheap. I just keep all the sided and top of the truck wet until I am ready to dry and no spots, but then my paint job sucks also...oh well.

    In the end, whether or not the commercial is truth, i couldn't pay that much...so is this post padding? /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif

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    Its this whole setup for the $17...
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    The way i look at it I can't go threw the autowashes anymore so $6 a pop there or $18 to do it at home all summer /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

    Some PADDDING pics /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

    I had my doubts about that stuff, but wow! Nice looking rigs by the way. That is pretty amazing!

    Kris
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads?

    I also washed Dad's silver pickup after he got home and three washes are definalty the limit on the starter items... I'm going to have to cheakout the refills next time I'm at autozone... Speaking of the weather, it calls for rain tomorrow /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif


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    Nice looking rigs by the way.

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    /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif Thanks, the silver one is mine, the newer trucks are pops /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads? -MR CLEAN CAR WASH *P

    I like the supercharged Charger they use in the TV ad.
     
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    FuelSlut is sold on it, and they're crazy Floridians that wash their cars too much.

    I don't think it'll do my paint any good.
     
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    I had a company that sells water filters for the whole house, one big unit. he put this filter on and wash one glass with ivory soup and the filtered water and it dried without spots and it tasted like bottled water. He showed the difference in my city water without his filter and then with it and I couldnt believe the difference. only if I had the extra 4 grand. I am guessing it would be the same for the car wash.
     
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    We live on the edge of town so no city water. We have a water softener then under the kitchen sink we have one of those water filters (I still use my brita water filter to keep water in the fridge) So our water is filtered/treated once, then filtered and then the brita, it tastes prety close to bottled water. /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads? -MR CLEAN CAR WASH *P

    i want to know were they found the same super charger that mad max used, you know the one that runs of a switch instead of the crank. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gifto /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads? -MR CLEAN CAR WASH *P

    It has become relatively common to use an electric clutch to disengage the supercharger when not in use. Pretty much means "boost on demand" but it makes bypassing the roots in the blower a new chore.
     
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    Re: show of hands... are you skeptical of the tv ads? -MR CLEAN CAR WASH *P

    word, /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif cool. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gifto /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     

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