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Old 02-17-2013, 11:37 AM   #15
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Looking good, your effort really shows. Did mine last year and still looks new. Great stuff.
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Did you spray the coach or the rag to apply it?
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Looks good, going to do mine as soon as all the pollen is gone!
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:26 PM   #18
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I did mine, a really oxydized 1999 Seabreeze, last fall and it turned out great! No one can believe that it's a 13+ year old coach.

I cleaned with Barkeepers Friend, washed with Dawn, and applied the wax. Don't use cloth except white, microfiber cloth to apply or lint will appear on the surface and a coarser cloth will leave tracks....not visible at 5 feet but tracks nonetheless.

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When I did mine I used a lowes micro fiber cloth. They were quickie brand I think. The were a pale yellow so I ran them through the wash first. Don't know if it mattered. They were fine. I dipped and squeezed. Cleans up easily with water.
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Using a spray bottle for the Zep, as Zoafan did seems like a real efficient way to apply. Using this technique I am curious whether you need to be careful not to get it on the windows? Seems like it might make a mess on the glass. Zoafan or anyone else that has doe it this way have any comments about wind and overspray on the glass?
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Well, I'm finally convinced. I'm going to have to give this a try on my 1999 Winnie Adventurer. She is a bit faded and in need of a good makeover.
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Did you spray the coach or the rag to apply it?
I sprayed the coach and then used the rag. The rag would be pretty soaked with the solution so I sprayed pretty heavily but I never had an issue with runs.
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Using a spray bottle for the Zep, as Zoafan did seems like a real efficient way to apply. Using this technique I am curious whether you need to be careful not to get it on the windows? Seems like it might make a mess on the glass. Zoafan or anyone else that has doe it this way have any comments about wind and overspray on the glass?
When I was close to the windows I didn't spray near them but very heavy around them and then used the already soaked rag to apply a coat. I did get some on a few windows but I cleaned them up real fast after I was done with a razor blade.
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Well, I'm finally convinced. I'm going to have to give this a try on my 1999 Winnie Adventurer. She is a bit faded and in need of a good makeover.
Sent my wife the shopping list and she thought I was doing our floors, she gave me the look when I told her I was doing the motorhome.

She said I was crazy
Her father told me I was crazy
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When I was close to the windows I didn't spray near them but very heavy around them and then used the already soaked rag to apply a coat. I did get some on a few windows but I cleaned them up real fast after I was done with a razor blade.
Zoafan, thanks for info. The next warm day will be polishing day. One more question if you don't mind. You mention that you used TSP and then Dawn. My paint is in pretty good shape with decent shine. What is the purpose of the TSP step before using the Dawn? Is the TSP just more aggressive?
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On my third year since initial application. Wash and re-apply about 2-3 coats annually, still looks good.
Spray bottle, no problem with windows but eyeglasses catch the overspray...... I now wring a rag out in a small bucket..
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Zoafan, thanks for info. The next warm day will be polishing day. One more question if you don't mind. You mention that you used TSP and then Dawn. My paint is in pretty good shape with decent shine. What is the purpose of the TSP step before using the Dawn? Is the TSP just more aggressive?
You use the TSP to make sure you got all the Bar Keepers Friend, wax or any other slick residue off. I then did a quick wash with Dawn just to make sure. If you do not get all the previous wax, BKF or other oily stuff off the Zep solution will peel and or flake in a few months.
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