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OCD, how bad do you have it?

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Seems it's always the same with a new or new to you vehicle purchase. You wash and wax and vacuum like at least once a week, you intentionally miss pot holes, try to miss rain drops and dust particles and God forbid one piece of lint gets on the dash! I'm OCD and find as I get even older, it intensifies even more 😆. So tell us how bad you have it?
 
mine has 6k miles, i have washed it twice. i am usually very picky about how clean it is...lately, it looks good enough. but the again, it is not a daily driver and doesnt move much. i try to drive it once a week or so,
 
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Seems it's always the same with a new or new to you vehicle purchase. You wash and wax and vacuum like at least once a week, you intentionally miss pot holes, try to miss rain drops and dust particles and God forbid one piece of lint gets on the dash! I'm OCD and find as I get even older, it intensifies even more 😆. So tell us how bad you have it?
Same! I have had to learn to live with it having minor details as I am very busy. 😵
 
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Wife paid a couple hundred bucks to have the truck detailed for my bday in Sept, looked like a brand new truck again! Two weeks later a huge rainstorm + mud + dog and it was filthy again inside and out.

Sometimes you just need to vacuum out the big stuff and give in to the fact that a dirty truck is a well (and properly) used truck. Definitely not spending money on a detail job again.
 
Well I have 1.5in BORA wheel spacers but recently noticed my rear tire sticks out 0.5in more on the passenger side. The bed alignment is good and GM says it’s within spec. So my OCD convinced me to order a single 2in wheel spacer from BORA so all 4 tires poke out the same amount. 🤣
 
I understand the spirit of this thread is the "neat freak" type OCD...but I have the real thing - like when a project isn't finished or I know something is broken and needs fixing I literally can't think of or do anything else and slowly descend into outright panic attack until I can attend to it. I also leads to constant overthinking and persistent anxiety issues...what it doesn't do is mean that everything in my life is perfect and clean...the inability to focus at will can be paralyzing.

That said, when i'm in the zone i'll clean and organize the entire house, garage, yard and all three vehicles in one afternoon.
 
Well I have 1.5in BORA wheel spacers but recently noticed my rear tire sticks out 0.5in more on the passenger side. The bed alignment is good and GM says it’s within spec. So my OCD convinced me to order a single 2in wheel spacer from BORA so all 4 tires poke out the same amount. 🤣
I think it’s built that way on purpose. My Trailboss and AT4 are both like that.
 
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My kids make messes everywhere they go, including my truck. I installed a seat cover to catch their messes. It has helped, but isn't perfect. I'm constantly barking at them to get their crap out of my truck (and my wife's car). Nothing of theirs should be left in the vehicles. It's not their bedroom. It's my truck.
 
I'm not particularly OCD with cleanliness, but I am extremely OCD with function. Everything mechanical must be functioning on the truck properly or it will drive me nuts. An oil leak is a BIG no-no, and any seepage around gaskets is like somebody is pulling a cheese grader across my brain.

I was changing the oil in the truck earlier this year and noticed a small leak coming from the transfer case. I spent the following weekend pulling the transfer case out, replacing seals, and reinstalling everything just because of a droplet dangling from the weep hole. I have learned to accept electrical glitches, mainly because I struggle to diagnose/fix them myself and I have come to accept that fact, but I cannot stand fluid leaks and improperly functioning mechanical components.
 
Seems it's always the same with a new or new to you vehicle purchase. You wash and wax and vacuum like at least once a week, you intentionally miss pot holes, try to miss rain drops and dust particles and God forbid one piece of lint gets on the dash! I'm OCD and find as I get even older, it intensifies even more 😆. So tell us how bad you have it?
i'm the opposite. i kinda like a dirty truck that looks like it's done some work. but thats just me.
 
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i'm the opposite. i kinda like a dirty truck that looks like it's done some work. but thats just me.
Me too. One reason I had it ceramic coated. Rinse and pretty clean. Wash it after a rough fun weekend and, being lazy I bought the biggest electric leaf blower and I can dry my truck touch free in less than five minutes. Rims and all.
 

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