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How long does it take you?

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wow that was a long title. anywas I was just curious how long it takes all of you to detail inside and out.

I did my car a couple days ago and it took me 4 hours of non stop work.
washing then drying then claybaring, and finally wax.
not to mention vacuuming and carpet cleaning along with a dash wipe.
 

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If i do it by myself, 6+ hours.

with a friend or a couple of friends 2 hours.

That includes,

Wash
Claybar
Wax
Window Washing
And interior detailing
 

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ya it takes me like 9 hrs all by myself if i do a real detail.

wash
dry
wax
vaccuum interior
shampoo interior
window cleaning inside and out
armor all interior
clean rims inside and out
clean tires
clean under hood
clean motor
clean all hood/door/trunk jams
 

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Depends on what I need. Full datail 5+hrs.If its just the basic cleanning of my car, it can take me 2-3hrs if that.
 

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I wax maybe once a month and rarely ever do any polishing/paint correction. When I do, I'll probably spend about 7 hours.

My weekly routine usually takes me about 3 hours. This includes washing, drying the ENTIRE car, detail spray (wiping down door jambs too), interior and exterior glass, vacuuming, wiping down engine bay, dressing tires, and checking oil and washer fluid levels.
 

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It allll depends on what I do...I really suck at detailing but I try my best

If I detail EVERYTHING: 5-6 hours
Just exterior (no wax): 1.5 hours
Exterior w/wax: 3 hours
Just interior: less than 1 hour
 

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it took me around 8 hours for just an exterior detail
wash, clay, paint cleaner, pure polish, wax.
Next day i add another coat of wax.

with interior it would probably take me a good 10 hours
 

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My normal cleaning is about 3 hrs. 3 to 4 times a yr I do a full cleaning and that can take up to 2 days.
 

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how do some of you guys manage to detail outside AND inside in like 6 hours? It takes me like 4 hours for exterior wash only (no wax or anything). Any good tips to cut down the time it takes?
 

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I say around 4 hours for wash outside, wax cf hood and detail the inside with breaks for drinks cuz it get hot in socal. Full blown i would say all day with some breaks
 

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If I am just doing a quick wash, I just wash, spray wax and then quick detailer that takes me 3 hrs, inside thats a once a month thing
 

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wow...im lazy.

i do a real detail twice a year
claybar
wash
dry
wax
vacume interior
armoral
clean doorjams
rotate and clean wheels and tires
and it took me like 8 hours. usually i just wash, dry and maybe vacume and armoral. maybe an hour and a half
 
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