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once maybe twice a month. i used mother's synwax untill it became unavailible around here. i switched to the ice line from turtlewax. as a matter of fact this has prompted me to clean it out good tomorrow and give a bath and waxing.
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Needs a good cleaning right now . Been sitting out front since the "Battle of the Blizzards" .
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Once a month washing and interior cleaned (not a daily driver, have a company truck). I like the outside of the truck clean, but am extremely meticulous when it comes to the interior, qtips in the vents and all. lol

I cringed when I heard the word crumbs mentioned. haha
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I wash mine about twice per year. I don't drive the SS/T enough to get it dirty. It sits in the basement all the time. It drives me crazy if one speck of dirt is in the interior.
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ii try and keep my toys in execellent condition. so i try and wash it once a week.inside and out.
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Well this is a prefect topic for me to share pics in haha. I wax my truck whenever I can! I actually spent the whole day today preping the paint and then putting a real good sealant on the truck. I use the Chemical Guys line of products. I will take some pics of the truck tomorrow. I am not actually done yet. I spent 6hrs today and should spend another 2-3hrs tomorrow.

I think cleaning my truck is a stress reliever in a way. I clean the truck every time I get a little free time or whenever it is a really nice day on the weekend.

Finished Cleaning it thought I'd post the pic

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Weather permitting, I wash about every 10-14 days. I only claybar if I'm going to do any detail swirl removing or polishing. I wax about every 4-6 weeks. I use a cleaner wax every other time to strip any old wax off. About 3 times a year I do a complete strip and reapply a sealant and 2 coats of wax. Careful washing techniques are key!



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Nice to see so many clean Ram's in here!!! Relentless, I'm the same as you, the word crumb anywhere near my truck is grounds for , but I do the q-tip in the vents aswell!

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I try to wash mine every couple of weeks. I used to use Mother's wax/cleaners and would wax about 3 times a year (lots of salt here in the winter). Last year I found a product line called Wolfgang. They have cleaners, waxes, sealants, etc. It's a little expensive, but the reviews were really good. They have a sealant that they claim will last 12 months. I still seal it twice a year (once right before winter and once right after). It works really well IMO. They say that polymers never shine quite as well as carnuba, but this stuff shines pretty well.

I just bought some of the Wolfgang swirl remover and I'm gonna do my wife's black Murano. It was all swirled up when we got it and it's been pissing me off for a couple of years.

As for interior I haven't found a really good product for the dash, any suggestions would be appreciated. I use Meguire's for the leather, seems to work well. I try to clean interior once a month, not always successful with that.

I agree that cleaning the truck is a stress reliever. I can go outside and listen to some good music and not think about all the stuff going on with work, family, etc. It's a nice getwaway and then I get to stare at my shiny truck for a couple of minutes
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What kind of rims are those? I've been thinking of getting something VERY similiar to those but want to see them up close so I need to know what to ask for. I like the small amount of chrome on the tips.
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