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The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 24th, 2011, 8:05 pm

Since coming out the rally i know i need to get my van Underwash.

The place i usually go to is on the Claxton Bay junction -NP service bay. They give you an Engine, Underwash, Body, Clean inside, Grease, Shock Oil, armouroil for 200dollars.

Don't know anywhere else does all that for the price.

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby droppa » September 25th, 2011, 8:20 am

yeah, chocolate car wash in endeavour does that too, for the same price...

i looking to do the same, going either by peanut by the cunupia river before mohans service station, or by vishnus in lutchman gardens....

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 25th, 2011, 11:26 am

Nah - chocolate wanted to charge me 300 to do my van , I tell them they mad.

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby ronsin1 » September 25th, 2011, 12:44 pm

Royal Road Gs station San Fernando

Rahamut's Gas station on the cross

$160.00 under wash, engine wash shock oil, clean the inside and body wash

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 25th, 2011, 2:02 pm

^^you know if it wasn't so far - i would off head down there to do the underwash..

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby CD4Accord » September 25th, 2011, 2:46 pm

x2 for rahamuts by the Cross...

NP on PAP rd next to la pique is also a good option for underwash etc. in sando..

I never had experience with royal road, but judging by some of the nice up cars theys be working on, they must know what they doing

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby ronsin1 » September 25th, 2011, 3:44 pm

^^^ used to go every six months for an underwash at NP PAP but due to busy schedule these days I only go when necessary

They Treat the ride real nice there

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby droppa » September 25th, 2011, 10:38 pm

choclate, rel bussin price...

i paid $155 by peanut for under and engine and $50 by smalls for inside and out.....


dat $160 is a bes deal, but wen dey see the amt of mud, dey wud bawl....

man ask if i have a caterpillar engine inside there, he say is more mud than ah backhoe........

i rel lmao....

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby JD...... » September 25th, 2011, 11:51 pm

Rahamut on the cross, but i personally dont want someone who just cleaned under my vehicle to clean the inside.

anyone try the fellas in st augistine?

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby Team Loco » September 26th, 2011, 9:26 pm

the only place i go is chippy Laing. best ever. they own many 4x4s, so why go somewhere else? those guys know how to treat your truck .full works for $150. cross crossing

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 26th, 2011, 9:39 pm

Serious, I find central and north does real be expensive to wash , really need to head south for the ranger monthly bath

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby venum » September 27th, 2011, 2:04 am

CD4Accord wrote:x2 for rahamuts by the Cross...

NP on PAP rd next to la pique is also a good option for underwash etc. in sando..


i go there for engine wash

was there today - $80.00 for underwash - no shock oil

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby Havoc » September 28th, 2011, 7:57 am

ey TL hw much does chippy's charge to do a full interior shampoo??

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 28th, 2011, 8:50 am

i donno why, when i go ,people want to buss price nah -

chippy was offering me to spray the underside with a coating that will make it impermeable to saltwater and sand etc. - i think it was costing 500 dollars to do.
But it will come out with a underwash. i declined on hearing that

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby Team Loco » September 28th, 2011, 12:19 pm

Havoc wrote:ey TL hw much does chippy's charge to do a full interior shampoo??


never did one. i always wipe my interior with half orange clean and half water everytime my van is washed. never had to do a shampoo

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby lighthammer » September 28th, 2011, 4:35 pm

CHows garage in Sangre Grande does underwash - $80, and shock oil - $40 = $120.

Anyone from the east side?

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby Havoc » September 28th, 2011, 5:36 pm

the reason i asked is becaus wen i called the woman quoted me $800 jus to do the interior.....that is robbery imo so i didnt evn bother to ask about anyting else

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 28th, 2011, 7:16 pm

Ok so far we have ;

In south : Chippy's and Rahamat's by the cross.

West we have Chows garage in grande

How about places like Arima, Aranguez or Port of Spain? After a run in some trails on that side, it would be good to know where to head too.

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » September 28th, 2011, 7:21 pm

Droppa - give me a exact location of peanut in cunupia - how much they charge.
I wont really consider chocolate cause 3 times i carry my van there to wash and they always wash it half way...I had to keep telling them they miss places.

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby jagger » October 25th, 2011, 9:57 am

hi on the post u said u did an under wash by rahamuts in south.. dats by d cross.. do they do enginewashing too?.. also what time do u go there for that?

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby Jeremy Mohd » October 25th, 2011, 10:55 am

Where NOT to go in north is the fellas after hilo in St Augustine.
300 for an under/engine/shock oil. - Total halfway work all wound.

There is a gas station opposite Moosai hardware and next to Modern Electrical on the main road in El Dorado.
Guy is open Mon - Sat and does a complete engine/under etc for $200. And thats the muddy price.

There is also the service station behind the Tunapuna Market on the bus route side.
Guy does an Ok job for a fair price, but opens when he feels like it.

For me, the best is in Cumoto. Old guy with a single ramp not too far from the 5 corner intersection along the road that takes you to Grande (Really dont know the name).
$200; Engine/Under/Wash/Vacuum/etc. Very good Work.

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby droppa » October 25th, 2011, 12:41 pm

yeah the old guys ten to give u a more dedicated work than thos fellas who looking for a quick dollar....

@CM peanut is less than 1min heading south on the SMR after monroe rd junction, jus as u cross the river bridge on the left before the gas station, cant miss it, some old tractors and thing in the yard....

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby jagger » October 25th, 2011, 12:42 pm

was looking for a place in south preferably.. but thanks though

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » October 25th, 2011, 5:46 pm

ok cool - i know where that is droppa - will check them when i need an underwash again

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby CD4Accord » November 14th, 2011, 6:23 pm

I carried the Pajero in a moderately muddy state to Chippy's today by the cross...

I would say that they have the potential to do a very good job on your vehicle for $150 but you have to be on their case to do it...
They did my underbody wash and then all the workers walked off for lunch.. Its only when after 45 more mins waiting I talked to the boss he quarrel with them about starting other vehicles before finishing mine..

Then, they try to tell me that they already did the engine wash (despite everywhere being dry and still having mud on the belts etc).. So I had to get on their case to do that and to clean the wheels properly...

So, 2 hours and change later, the vehicle came out looking superb, but only because I was constantly hovering around it pointing out spots that they missed or that they could have done a much better job on...


Final result, I ended up late for an appointment, i'm $150 poorer, but the vehicle looks cleaner than it has in more than 2 years... They included wiping the interior glass as well in the $150 so compared to some of the gas stations, they definitely run a cleaner operation...

My biggest complaint remains that I had to be on their case and that you can't see your vehicle while they are doing the underbody wash and grease (they close the gate)

I will go back to them though

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The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby civic minded » November 14th, 2011, 8:12 pm

Nah that's very unprofessional. You should of gone to the cross crossing service station, just a stone throw away.

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby CD4Accord » November 15th, 2011, 4:03 pm

Civic, I used to go by Rahamuts on the cross regularly but I decided to give chippy a try...

Honestly, for equal pricing, Chippy will do a better job.
What I mean by this is, they just have better facilities and equipment for dealing with your vehicle..
They also do a MUCH better job of washing and cleaning the car after.. It looks like I just took it to get detailed, not underbody washed and engine washed..
Finally, I won't be afraid to let the fellas by Chippy clean the inside and wipe the glass etc because they have clean coveralls and opposed to grease covered barefeet and shortpants as you would find at the gas station..

Also, by chippy I don't have to sit in the hot sun while they do my vehicle (or while I wait for my turn)...
Unfortunately I had a bad experience with the workers, but I am willing to give them a second try sometime to see how they perform then..

I am all for supporting smaller business, but when the prices are the same and the output quality from one is better than the other.. The choice is made

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby saxman642 » March 3rd, 2012, 6:51 pm

Thread bump:

Any recommended places between Diego and say, Curepe?

And might be open on a Sunday?

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby TrinbagoMan » August 7th, 2012, 4:54 pm

yes, i am interested in such a place between diego and tunapuna.

Any leads?

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Re: The Official Preferred Underwash Location

Postby Aaron 2NR » August 8th, 2012, 5:00 am

Havoc wrote:the reason i asked is becaus wen i called the woman quoted me $800 jus to do the interior.....that is robbery imo so i didnt evn bother to ask about anyting else




msg karim khan on the forum...does great detailing work


while a lot of people use very harsh chemicals to clean your interior, Karim has proper equipment to get the job done...take a look at some of his work


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