How often?

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  1. jschwanke84

    jschwanke84 Senior Member

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    How often do you wash your truck vs full detail?

    Curious to hear what everyone's regimen or schedule is. In the summer months I try to wash my vehicles every 2 weeks just to keep them looking nice. I only full detail twice a year, once in the fall right after summer, and once in the spring after winter. During the winter months I will MAYBE do a regular wash one time, but sometimes not at all until spring because I live in Oregon where it rains quite a bit.

    What do you do?
     
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    I'm sure you are aware that your going to get varied answers depending on where people live, the weather and whether the truck is parked outside or inside and how people use their trucks. I wash my truck every week. Exterior detail at least once a month. Interior detail about every 2 months depending on how much we use the truck. It is NOT a daily driver and is garage kept.
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    jschwanke84 Senior Member

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    Yeah of course everyone will have different methods for different reasons. This was more of a post just to spark some conversation and share how we all keep our trucks looking good.

    If someone hauls dirt and rocks and construction equipment daily for a living I'm sure their process is much different than say, you, who doesn't daily drive your truck and keeps it in the garage.
     
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    I usually wash it once a week, including a quick interior wipe down and vacuum.

    A thorough cleaning once every month or so, plus a major detail in the spring and fall.

    Everyone who knows me, knows my truck is usually immaculate. It's a daily driver!
     
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    I used to wash and wax or wash and polish every 10-12 miles sometimes a wee bit more often. Three times in my driving career I have waxed the vehicle 10 times from Fri night after work until Sun supper. Even at that I would still polish or wax during the week. I have slowed down a bit over the years but if I feel like something different I go to the wash it yourself joint.. I can guarantee you that mine is cleaner before going in than all cars that have washed and are coming out.
     
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    I haven't washed my truck in 7 months... It is also being stored in a garage till I get back stateside. Then every couple weeks.
     
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    I detail every 2 - 3 months. Wash, vacuum, and clean interior every 2 - 3 weeks. I daily-drive mine, but keep her in the garage. Unfortunately, whilst at work she sits under the S. Tx. sun and heat for 8 hours 5 days a week.
     
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    Wash once a week, interior clean, tire shine etc. Was it once a month these days. It used to happen weekly.
     
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    Ive never detailed my truck and I never plan on it either.

    All it sees is the pressure washer once it a while.
     
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    I usually have an every other day regimen between washing the exterior and interior. I will wax prolly around 4-6 time a year. Winter time I usually pressure wash it in the garage at work once a week.


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