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    Anyone know if it's safe to take the Vectra C hatch through an automatic car wash or is the rooftop aerial likely to get damaged? (Don't usually use them but sometimes need a quick titivate before turning up on a customer's site).

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    take it off...always best..

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    should be fine, but i would avoid using them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by moorlander View Post
    i would avoid using them!

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    Swirl heaven.

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    I would use a jet wash.

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    Car wash every time for me. I have NEVER hand washed my Vec C in the 3 1/2 years I've had it.

    I defy anyone to see swirls in my paintwork. I can't see them - maybe I can't see them as I don't care about them. Silver prob doesn't show them up.

    Anyway, I always remove mine, but I've seen other Vec C go through with it in place without it being ripped off. As to whether it causes any unseen damage, I couldn't say.

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    Silver shows them too. Just look at the bodywork next time you fill up with petrol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve1975l View Post
    I would use a jet wash.
    Yes, normally I'd hand wash it but not so easy when you're dressed ready for a meeting with a customer

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    Do you take them out in your car?

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