I used to use the touchless ones on occasion. I read up on how harsh the chemicals and cleaners are that they use to get your car so clean without touching it and stopped using them after that.
Now I just use spray coin car washes and use wax and rinse in the winter, otherwise I just handwash it.
We take my wife's 300 that we're leasing through the regular car wash all the time and I have yet to see any scratches on it, so it seems to be pretty good so far. I'm just too paranoid about scratches on my Challenger to ever take it through.
I've never had any issues with water getting through the hood scoops and causing any issues and I highly doubt it would cause any issues on a shaker hood too. Wouldn't make much sense to make a car to sell to the public that you can't even drive through a car wash.
You should post up some pics of your car. The shakers are pretty sweet!
thank you very much! I know I sound over protective but I didnt want to risk the air scoop sucking up soap and water into the engine. and I will put up a pic soon as I get a chance. thanks again , have a super day!