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Old 01-01-2013, 11:59 AM   #1
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What to wax with

Hello all CC ers,
I have a 2002 and have never waxed it since I've owned it in the last 3 yrs. Are there any recommendations from CC on what wax to use or what have you found works well. I'm talking about the body and not the roof.
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:57 PM   #2
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I use http://www.rejex.com/ on mine. I coat the windows, windshield, polished wheels, roof, everything that isn't rubber. Rejex is also good to coat the shower with, makes it easier to clean.
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I use RejeX: Nothing Sticks but the Shine! on mine. I coat the windows, windshield, polished wheels, roof, everything that isn't rubber. Rejex is also good to coat the shower with, makes it easier to clean.
How is it applied, does it require buffing?
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:42 PM   #4
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I have uses a few different products.. The best, I suspect (though I have not tried it on the motor home) woudl be a full Simonize job.. Did that on a car... ONCE.

Turtle Wax Surper Hard Shell (this is the green one) I do not recommend, good product but a pain to buff.

Regular Turtle wax is good

There is one Mcguilers or somethign close to that that gets very very good marks. Marine grade.

Used it too.

What will waxing do for you.. I won't say cause folks do not believe me but here is how to find out.

Fill 'er up, Record millage, Drive, Recorde millage, Fill'er up

(Millage 2- Millage 1)/Gallons

Do that before and after,, See if there is a difference, Report same back to us.
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How is it applied, does it require buffing?
Apply like any other wax and remove with a soft cloth/towel. Easy on and easy off.

RejeX: Nothing Sticks but the Shine!

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Apply like any other wax and remove with a soft cloth/towel. Easy on and easy off.

RejeX: Nothing Sticks but the Shine!

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That's all I use. Works great on the windshield too , as love bugs come right off.
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After three years, I would suggest you need to do some catch up.

1) Wash the rig with Dawn, as the alkaline will cut old wax and grime

2) I would use a combo cleaner/wax, and apply with a buffer. Rent a buffer if needed.

I like all things Zaino, mail order only. I would look at ther All-In-One for this, if the paint is not in real bad shape. This when applied by a buffer, will remove small clear coat scratches, as well as leaving a coat of wax.

For maintenance, you could go to washing and then applying Zaino ZCS - I joke about it being 'Wax on - No Wax Off'. You just wash the rig, and do a easy application of ZCS and walk away. I use ZCS on the windows to, and consider Ran X on steriods.

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I do it with cash. Dont know what they use, but the rig shines.
"Arthur" says I will not wax anymore.
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Rejex also sells a cleaner to use before applying.

Xtreme Clean

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" I would use a combo cleaner/wax, and apply with a buffer. Rent a buffer if needed."


Most people don't know how to use a buffer and wind up ruining their paint, me included. That is the reason I like the Rejex, very simple to use
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I use RejeX and put it on with a Porter Cable 7424 orbital polisher. A buffer isn't necessary for application, but it will cut the application time in half. The only negative, with RejeX, is you shouldn't put it on in direct sunlight. You also should let it cure, after removing, for 12 hours before using the coach.



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" I would use a combo cleaner/wax, and apply with a buffer. Rent a buffer if needed."


Most people don't know how to use a buffer and wind up ruining their paint, me included. That is the reason I like the Rejex, very simple to use
Modern technology has mostly remove the danger of burning paint. If you use a random orbital buffer, such as the Porter Cable 7424, it is impossible to burn your paint. I have a Corvette that I use it on all the time and you can literally put all your weight on the buffer and hold it in the same spot and not burn your paint!

If you use an old, non-orbital buffer, with lambs wool pad and the wrong polish you can burn your paint.
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After three years, I would suggest you need to do some catch up.

1) Wash the rig with Dawn, as the alkaline will cut old wax and grime

2) I would use a combo cleaner/wax, and apply with a buffer. Rent a buffer if needed.

I like all things Zaino, mail order only. I would look at ther All-In-One for this, if the paint is not in real bad shape. This when applied by a buffer, will remove small clear coat scratches, as well as leaving a coat of wax.

For maintenance, you could go to washing and then applying Zaino ZCS - I joke about it being 'Wax on - No Wax Off'. You just wash the rig, and do a easy application of ZCS and walk away. I use ZCS on the windows to, and consider Ran X on steriods.

Best of luck,
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or any other dish washing liquid!!! Dish washing liquids are designed to cut grease. Using a dish washing liquid will eat the clear coat.
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