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Old 07-10-2011, 09:21 AM   #1
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Question Can I take my soft top through a car wash?

Would my soft top stand up to drive through car wash? The kind that wacks you with the brushes?

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people say you can and have done it, however, i wouldnt, the bristles arent the concern to me, there actualy quite soft, you could touch it with your hand no problem, my concern would be the power washers. Im too worried that there too strong and could damage the windows

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I did it one time and backed out in the middle of the wash. Won't be doing that again!
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Old 07-10-2011, 01:07 PM   #4
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what about touch free?
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Touch free car washes use harsher chemicals and higher water pressure. Not good.
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Would my soft top stand up to drive through car wash? The kind that wacks you with the brushes?
that sounds like somthing bad waiting to happin!
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I do it... As a pre-wash after mudding. Just hold the top as the pressure moves over the front seats.
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Old 07-10-2011, 09:34 PM   #8
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I take mine to the type of place where they hand wash and pressure wash to start, use chemicals/foam soap along the track, have a machine pressure wash it off near the end, run it through a no-touch drying machine, and end up with a towel dry by a couple teenagers with their ipods on. Never had a problem with that arrangement. I wouldn't go to the automated washes with a soft top, or any other vehicle for that matter.
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I have been to fully automated ones where the owner ran out before i paid and said not to go in because the brushes can knock off the rear tail lights and they are not responsible for that. better safe than sorry

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