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Car Wash for your Tesla at TESLIVE

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  1. TESLIVE

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    Gauging interest in having a mobile car washer in the parking lot to give your ride a little TESLOVE.

    TMC members and attendees would pay the car detailer directly for the service of a wash or detail.
    With many cars coming hundreds of miles we thought some road weary Teslas would want a snack-vacuuming and a bug wash. You may want to look your best for photos and driving around picturesque San Francisco.

    Again, this is not included in TESLIVE pricing nor does TESLIVE take any responsibility for any damage or theft involved in a wash or detail, we just thought it would be “nice to have” that car owners would pay for on their own while enjoying the festivities.

    Post here if you think you would use such a service (price?) and if we get a yes from over 12 we will call around.

    Also please post if you know of one of these mobile services that works the parking lots at Tesla, Cisco, Apple, Google, or other nearby companies.

    Thank You

    The TESLIVE Team.
     
  2. Kipernicus

    Kipernicus Model S Res#P1440

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    These guys might be a good candidate

    eco green auto clean

    Waterless process using some special solution they have. Contracted at google and some other companies.
     
  3. adiggs

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    I'll need to know a bit more about price, but after most of 2 weeks of driving, I'll definitely be needing a wash.
     
  4. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Hand wash - yes. Not - no.
     
  5. Nvbob

    Nvbob Roadster 1256

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    Hand wash +1. Idea on cost would be good.
     
  6. Bound466

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    Sounds like a great idea. I'd definitely get a wash.
     
  7. DavidWexler

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    Good idea. I'm sure we'll keep them busy.
     
  8. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    They get my vote too. They routinely "wash" Model S's and are engaged by Tesla Menlo Park as well from time to time.

    When I spoke with them about coming to my workplace, they said that they could do that if there are going to be atleast 20 cars getting a wash. The "Body Conditioning" option they have - it includes full exterior cleaning, interior vacuum and window cleaning - costs $29.99.
     
  9. Six

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    Hand wash, yes
     
  10. MattM

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    Would also be interested in a wash.
     
  11. TMS doc

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    I would need a wash as well.
     
  12. Andrew Wolfe

    Andrew Wolfe Roadster 472 - S 440

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    I'd be in as well.
     
  13. mulder1231

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    #13 mulder1231, Jun 15, 2013
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    These guys are great. I pay $55 monthly for the VIP program which allows me to bring in the car during the week any time I want and they will clean the outside. I drive up in the VIP lane and even if they're busy, one or more guys working on other cars will stop temporarily and do my car so that I'm in and out in less than 15 min. I do this on average once a week so my car always looks spot clean and shiny.

    They wash a lot of Model Ses, but I've seen many Ferrari, Maserati, and other exotics their as well.

    They are a start-up, just opened their 2nd location in San Francisco and are looking to franchise their business. Their system is the future of car wash, folks, highly recommended.
     
  14. smorgasbord

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    Not quite waterless. From their website: "Essentially it is water with plant-derived chemicals. "

    If your car is pretty dirty, I'd be concerned that there's not enough liquid to carry the dirt away without scratching. Note they say: "We recommend you to use more product and replace your microfiber towels often."

    If you're washing your car frequently, it sounds fine.
     
  15. Gjacobs

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    Add me to the car wash list please
     
  16. TESLIVE

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    That is eleven.
     
  17. Nvbob

    Nvbob Roadster 1256

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    We are in also.
     
  18. JPP

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    Add me to the list...and trust that it is not 'waterless' and won't scratch the paint. Can they handle 13 cars on Saturday???
     
  19. adiggs

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    Do Roadsters count as entire cars? :) Maybe it takes 2 Roadsters to make 1 Model S....
     
  20. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I've found the two cars take about the same amount of time to wash, at least with the Pano roof. Pretty much the entire roof of the Model S with Pano is glass, and it's really easy to wash the glass parts. In contrast the Roadster has lots of finicky bits.
     

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