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muskybait 09-03-2010 09:22 AM

folding tow wash
Ok, anther dumb topic on my part but thought I would throw it out there!!

I have the larger tow mirrors on my ram. I drove it into local automatic car wash (petro can) here in Ajax, Ont. with mirrors folded in.....the damn side brushes in car wash forced mirrors back out and fully extended. Fortunately no damage but I was s###ting bricks as the truck moved thru car wash with mirrors out.

What a pain in the a##. Never had this happen on any of my other trucks with tow mirrors.

I know, I know don't trust an auto car wash....

My preferrence is to hand wash in better weather but in winter...gotta find a spray wash only place..:LOL:

Jim Ram 09-03-2010 09:37 AM

Same thing happened to me with my stock mirrors

erm 09-03-2010 11:10 AM

I just leave mine out. They lock in place so it's harder to move them.

I go to a brushless carwash so no smacking the mirrors anymore.

RootBeer 09-03-2010 12:47 PM

Rule #1, never take truck to car wash that has brushes or spinning things.
Rule #2, see rule #1. :D

erm 09-03-2010 01:53 PM

I totally agree!!! ^^^^

dodgeman70592 09-03-2010 01:55 PM

What is a car wash?

Blackzilla 09-03-2010 09:53 PM

hand wash....... car wash bad......winter lazer wash.

RootBeer 09-03-2010 09:54 PM


Originally Posted by Blackzilla (Post 300264)
hand wash....... car wash bad......winter lazer wash.

lazer wash?:4-dontknow:

moparornocar72 09-03-2010 11:05 PM

More hazardous than the mirrors is the chemicals they put in those things. It can actually etch into your factory tint and windows, esp on the newer chevy back windows so be careful with the automatic car washes!

CdnoilRAM 09-04-2010 12:01 AM

Yeah, auto washes are evil. I will always use the wand wash so I know it's getting done right.

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