The manager of a Louisiana drive-through car wash was doing some routine cleaning when his power-washer hose got sucked into one of the large, rotating scrubber, and sucked him in along with it. Unable to move, thanks to the hose wrapped around him, Josh Hood endured roughly 30 embarrassing seconds of spin-cycle…
Force India Formula One driver and Le Mans winner Nico Hülkenberg isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty, or sudsy for that matter. Here’s photographic evidence of him washing his own car like a regular, responsible human being.
If this or any of the follow ten are your idea of the perfect car wash, you’re doing it wrong.
Jessica Sawyer thought she was taking her £80,000 Bentley GTC for a car wash in Manchester, UK, but fifty minutes after she dropped off her convertible, she got a call from the police saying it had been driven through a brick wall. How did it happen?
Judging by the large brown stain on the seat of her pink shorts, this woman appears to have possibly shit herself. If you're on the road and need to remedy a situation like that on the quick, there aren't many places better than a DIY spray wash to git 'er done. (Slightly NSFW, mostly disgusting.)
Right across from the coffee shop I sometimes work from, there's one of those coin-op self-serve car washes. Put in $2 worth of quarters or those stupid dollar coins you can't do anything else with and you get like 3 minutes to rise, soap and rinse your car.
What could be better than a clean car? How about a clean car and some nice, free sex?
Where else but Florida could something like this happen. Nudity and and crime are like peas and carrots in the Sunshine State.
Researcher Catarina Esteves of the department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at TU/e (you know, the Technical Universtity at Einddhoven, Netherlands) has developed a coating who's self-healing properties could mean never needing to wash your car again.
It seems like everyone wants to get to space these days. Even NASA, who had their budget slashed, wants back up in the sky. So how do rocket scientists fund space exploration? Probably the same way you would. A bake sale and car wash.
When you purchase a new Mercedes CLS 350 CDI it makes sense that you would want to keep your shiny new Benz clean inside and out. What makes absolutely no sense is taking a hose to your brand new leather interior, like this Italian Mercedes owner.
Even nearly seven years after its introduction, the multimillion-dollar Bugatti Veyron is still the pinnacle of automotive engineering — enough so that seeing one of the fewer than 300 built taken to a California coin-operated car wash nearly sparked an intervention.
"Lady leaned out of her car to input the code for a carwash, then for some reason OPENED HER TRUNK. Then she drove into the carwash with me honking at her to tell her that her trunk was open." Right. [via SayOMG]
Using an automatic car wash requires almost no skill or intelligence. Put the car inside, wait inside for the system to finish, exit. Deviate and open your door to remove a harmless flyer and you're going home without a door.
This is 30-year-old Gurcharn Sahota. He runs a car washing business out of his parents' garage. Now, before you start laughing and calling him a failure, consider this: He regularly charges up to $11,000 to clean a single car. Here's how.
A Massachusetts car wash sign clearly states they won't assume responsibility for broken factory equipment on GM vehicles because of "overwhelming concerns regarding the engineering." Not only is it hilarious, it's also real. The full story below the jump.
A car wash in El Dorado, California absolutely will not wash Pontiac Fieros for reasons we can't even begin to comprehend. In fact, they've even gone so far as to ban them in writing.
Women we're told are "models" from the Angry Green Girls website took their militant hottie environmental agenda to the streets yesterday, washing only hybrid cars in LA. Hybrid pics you'll actually want to see below the jump.
Wednesday's Noir Leather bikini car wash / Jalopnik meetup certainly brought out more weirdos and hoopties than we could shake a stick at. Anyone interested in a VW Beetle with a mid-mounted Intrepid engine? Probably NSFW gallery below.