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Chicago Car Wash Recommendations

Discussion in 'Model S' started by slmlc02, Oct 24, 2016.

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  1. slmlc02

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    Anyone in Chicago or north burbs have a recommendation for a good car wash location? Somewhere they hand wash and use the two bucket method.

    Appreciate any recommendations.

    Interested in good detailers as well.
     
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    Check out chicagoautopros.com. I've had paint protection done there and would highly recommend them.
     
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    I'd like to find a good hand wash place in the northern suburbs as well!

    Previously, I like the River West Hand Wash in downtown Chicago (near Grand and Milwaukee). If I don't find a good one in the suburbs, I'll probably bring my S to River West.
     
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    Talked with Tesla Highland Park and they recommended the two below, both near them.

    -Splash in Northbrook
    -Norm's Hand Wash in Wilmette
     
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    Interesting...I talked to them about a week or 2 ago about car wash recommendations, and they said they have no particular recommendations. :confused:
     
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    Took my car into Chicago Auto Pros (Glenview) for a wash today. Nice guys and good work. $40 for exterior and interior hand wash. Will go back. Worked with Greg to schedule an appointment and talked a lot about future detailing options, Opti-Coat, etc. Nice guy, and not pushy at all.

    Give them a shot.
     
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    $40 seems a bit steep for inside and out wash.
     
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    Didn't say it was a value at $40. Was $25 for exterior and $15 for interior. Was comparable to several places I looked up, though.
     
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    $40 for hand wash isn't horrible. I have paid $39 for machine wash with vacuum and spray on wax before...
     
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    Took my MS to Norm's Hand Car Wash in Wilmette today (saw another MS there). They did a pretty good job. Would likely go back.
     
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    I've been to both Chicago Auto Pros for Optincoat and film application and I go to Norms for regular wash. They are both very good!
     

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