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Cadillac STS Forum - 2005 through 2012 Discussion, First Hand Wash! in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Just washed her up yesterday, our first intimate Saturday afternoon together.... I love this car more and more each day......
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    First Hand Wash!

    Just washed her up yesterday, our first intimate Saturday afternoon together....





    I love this car more and more each day...
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    Great pics

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    Re: First Hand Wash!

    Lovely car! I've washed and detailed a couple of Pearl White cars and was amazed at how cool the finish stayed, even in the summer sun. After seeing yours I'm reminded that I could have kept shopping until I found a Pearlie. Congrats!

    Glenn

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    Re: First Hand Wash!

    Yeah, this is my 3rd pearl Caddy, had a Crimson Pearl 2001 STS for 5 years too...But the last 2 have been pearl.
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    Just about to roll 100K on my White Diamond 2006 - looking good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacMuse
    Just about to roll 100K on my White Diamond 2006 - looking good!
    Any major issues as you've approached 100k?
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    Re: First Hand Wash!

    I am so ready to pull the trigger on one of these. Gonna get rid of the V

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    Re: First Hand Wash!

    Cadillac's white is outstanding and yours is really a jewel. It may be counter-intuitive but white cars look cleaner longer than most. I especially agree with the sentiment; these are loveable cars.

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    It must be hard to trade a V.

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    That's what I love about white, stays clean looking for a long time in between washes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by curtc

    Any major issues as you've approached 100k?
    Just my blood pressure rising as the CPO coverage expires. I can sense a need for doing the transmission fluid service as gear shifts are a little different than they were 10K miles ago.

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    Re: First Hand Wash!

    Relax and just drive it. Enjoy!

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    Re: First Hand Wash!

    Quote Originally Posted by MacMuse View Post
    Just my blood pressure rising as the CPO coverage expires. I can sense a need for doing the transmission fluid service as gear shifts are a little different than they were 10K miles ago.
    Yeah, I want to do a differential fluid change on mine as I don't know when/if this one was ever done, didn't come up on the report so it's unknown at this point...Glad to hear you haven't had anything ridiculous go on her yet. I'm covered under an extended warranty until 107k for anything major, doesn't cover everything though...ACC or a heated seat goes out, that's on me.
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