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Thread topic as stated in the title. Of course, this is from the viewpoint of a bystander, because a "MAD" person never considers himself mad.

Let me start with myself. Two things come to my mind -

  • I wash the car, dry it very carefully, forcing water out from nooks and crannies. Then, on a perfectly dry car, I pour / spray water, take some photos and dry that part again. How weird it must seem to a bystander?
  • It's raining cats & dogs, and I am busy shooting a video of rainwater sheeting, trying to balance umbrella in one hand and mobile in the other.

Pour in your weird acts
 

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Last winter I got home from work late about 3am (snowing) Flood lights came on, upon walking to the front door I turned, looked at my car and thought no.

Garage open, pw out etc. There I was foaming my car in the snow. My neighbours lights came on, I could see him shaking his head in disgust from the bedroom window lol
 

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Taking under tray off, scrubbing sub frame painting it letting dry a few days them washing it and waxing it before fitting tray and putting out of site again.

Have a pic somewhere on the forum...:lol:

Done the 3am washing and the waxing in the rain.
 

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Washing the car just as it got light on a cold winters morning. Gave the car a quick rinse with the pressure washer then realised I couldn't get within 10 foot of the damn thing because of the water freezing on the ground
 

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When the car is clean, I end up shouting and swearing at the car in front because they have used their windscreen washers and got splashes on my car and windscreen, meaning I have use my windscreen wipers and make a mess of the window, or worse still my washer jets, meaning water marks on the bonnet and roof. Then getting home and cleaning the windscreen, roof and bonnet.

I shouldn't find difficulty in using my wipers, that is what they are there for!
 

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When the car is clean, I end up shouting and swearing at the car in front because they have used their windscreen washers and got splashes on my car and windscreen, meaning I have use my windscreen wipers and make a mess of the window, or worse still my washer jets, meaning water marks on the bonnet and roof. Then getting home and cleaning the windscreen, roof and bonnet.

I shouldn't find difficulty in using my wipers, that is what they are there for!
Haha I do that :lol::lol::lol:
 

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Last winter I got home from work late about 3am (snowing) Flood lights came on, upon walking to the front door I turned, looked at my car and thought no.

Garage open, pw out etc. There I was foaming my car in the snow. My neighbours lights came on, I could see him shaking his head in disgust from the bedroom window lol
To be fair to your neighbour, he was probably pissed off, not disgusted. It's 3am and you're using a pressure washer. That's just downright inconsiderate.
 

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I would have come over and pulled your plug. Snow foam it though a hose yea but not a PW at 3 in the morning unless you live on a farm and no one lives ner you
I'm guessing he's talking a load of old tosh. In an earlier thread he states he never washes his car unless he can wash it "properly". Not sure you can do a proper job at 3 am during snow.
 

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I'm guessing he's talking a load of old tosh. In an earlier thread he states he never washes his car unless he can wash it "properly". Not sure you can do a proper job at 3 am during snow.
Still its pretty disrespectful of his neighbors.

The latest i have my PW on is 8PM in the winter and 9PM in the summer. Cant see fek all after that time anyway without bright lights and that would annoy me also!
 

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I have clayed dressed head to toe in gore-tex gear in some of the worst rain I have seen. This is when it pays to have a great clay that only needs water, and no need to rinse as the sky was doing it for me. :D
 

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washing my car in the rain had just finished filling the bucket up and down came the rain and thought to my self sod it im not wasting the water and out I went
 

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Washing the car, Not realising it started to snow. I started drying the front, went round the car... Then dried the front again, got further... stop, haven't i dried the front? Walk back, still wondering why there are water drops... Took me about 5 minutes to realise it snows outside the clean park :lol:
 

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Crawling under the car to dress the rear of the tires (saves taking the wheels off). Did make a difference on a 4x4 as you can see the inside wall fairly easily in a car park.

Spending 3 days polishing up brake lines (by hand) probably being another, done it during Winter so less daylight hours. Lost a lot of blood on that project...
 
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