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Old 03-19-2015, 05:56 PM   #1
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RV wax

Buffing out the 93 Brave, wondering what waxes have been used with good results
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Old 03-19-2015, 06:05 PM   #2
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When I buffed out a 89 Elite, I first used a light rubbing compound to get rid of all the oxidation. After I applied a wax with an orbital buffer. Waxes are like beer, There are lots of brands everybody has their personal favorite.
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Old 03-19-2015, 06:19 PM   #3
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Do a search for ZEP. It is the answer you are looking for.
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On fiberglass or Filon one can use Gel Gloss. It is a cleaner and a wax. The Heavy-duty formula Gel Gloss has added UV protector. Been using it since 99'.

A 1/2 gallon jug will last 3 or more years (26' RV trailer). I end up waxing the RV 2 to 3 times over the course of the year. Might do one side of the RV after each wash. If kept waxed, especially the front cap, bugs collected during travel come off with just a wash.
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When I buffed out a 89 Elite, I first used a light rubbing compound to get rid of all the oxidation. After I applied a wax with an orbital buffer. Waxes are like beer, There are lots of brands everybody has their personal favorite.
Waxing is like drinking beer? I'm in. Thanks
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Do a search for ZEP. It is the answer you are looking for.
I have used Zep products before, I did not know they made a wax? Thanks, I'll Google and see what comes up.
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On fiberglass or Filon one can use Gel Gloss. It is a cleaner and a wax. The Heavy-duty formula Gel Gloss has added UV protector. Been using it since 99'.

A 1/2 gallon jug will last 3 or more years (26' RV trailer). I end up waxing the RV 2 to 3 times over the course of the year. Might do one side of the RV after each wash. If kept waxed, especially the front cap, bugs collected during travel come off with just a wash.
3 times a year? I'd better clear that with the wife, don't want to work her too hard. Thanks
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Old 03-19-2015, 08:44 PM   #8
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I've been very impressed with Meguiar's Marine/RV products. http://www.meguiars.com/en/marine/
The Marine heavy duty oxidation remover #49 does an amazing job bring back a mirror like surface, then followed up by their recommended top coat finishes like the Flagship Premium Cleaner/Wax. Lots of work but brings back the finish to a like new shine.
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My choice is Griot's waxes, cleaners , washes ect. I use their two different sized orbitals. My shoulders can no longer tolerate 88 feet of walls.

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Old 03-19-2015, 11:58 PM   #10
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I use turtle wax, the paste wax not the liquid, seems to last the longest.


I just picked up a 34 footer I'm gonna buff one side and one end and then zep the other and see which looks better and lasts longer. To be fair I'm gonna buff the best side and end. Hope the Zep works as good as it says, am sick of buffing motorhomes!!!
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Had really good luck for a quick removal of light oxidation and left a get shine with http://infiniteusedetailjuice.com/Ge...lish-seal.html
Also felt the need to say it works best with beer!
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I'd be interested in your preference....liquid or paste wax?
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I used PolyGlo,no buffing and the results are unbelevable,comes in a kit with the cleaner and applicator.My 1997 came out like new
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I have used Zep products before, I did not know they made a wax? Thanks, I'll Google and see what comes up.
ZEP is an acrylic floor finish that many of us use on sun damaged units. Some like me also use mop and glo. They are not wax. Both do apply very easy and after several coats you will get a nice shine.
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