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Old 05-29-2015, 11:23 AM   #15
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I use Rejex on the front of the MH to make the bugs super-easy to remove! When we get to a CG, I hook up the general-use water hose and clean the bugs off the front. I have never had a CG complain about me using the water, even though they have a policy against washing RVs in the CG.
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Old 05-29-2015, 11:30 AM   #16
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I have a nice extending car wash brush that I think I bought at SAMS Club. I hook this to the RVs exterior faucet in wet bay and use the RV tank water with a little spray bottle of diluted car wash soap to clean the front or any where on the RV.
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Old 05-29-2015, 11:40 AM   #17
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I use Wash Wax All for the coach. There is a great article in the June 2015 edition of Motorhome magazine on the Wash Wax All products. I can clean my 40 foot DP in about 3 hours without climbing a ladder. The aforementioned article was on cleaning the fiberglass roof. This stuff is a Boeing Aircraft Company spec product for use on high end aircraft. Go to www.washwax.com
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I was recently shown a weird but effective method to get the bugs off: use a dampened dryer sheet, then rinse off with water. It worked well for both glass and paint. Don't know why...
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Old 05-29-2015, 03:18 PM   #19
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I use this stuff called Anti Monkey Butt Powder. It works great but don't use it on the window! Use it on you because after cleaning that giant windshield you will be hot and sweaty.
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Old 05-29-2015, 03:31 PM   #20
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The wash wax or any "dry" wash system interests me......but I just can't understand how starting to rub with a mop or cloth, with the dirt still on the surface would not be abrasive?
If they do work good, it would be easy to keep a sort of progressive cleaning of your MH going, doing one small section every week or so. And work your way around the coach, if you did not want to spend many hours washing it all at once��
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Old 05-29-2015, 09:42 PM   #21
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I was recently shown a weird but effective method to get the bugs off: use a dampened dryer sheet, then rinse off with water. It worked well for both glass and paint. Don't know why...
Specifically "Bounce branded" dryer sheets work best. I have been using this method for years on fifth wheels and my Class A and it works wonders.

Interestingly, my Dear Wife (DW) stopped using dryer sheets about the same time I told her they worked great on getting bugs off - something about "what the "he$$ is in them?"

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I recently tried Rejex after reading so much about it on here. I'm skeptical of most discussion forum fads, but I will say that this product made a distinct difference in the effort required to remove bugs from the front end. Bug carnage didn't leap off the front cap, nor did it simply rinse off in all cases, but overall it is a much easier and quicker process to get the front cap back to garaged condition. Caveat: I haven't experienced FL love bugs yet.
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Specifically "Bounce branded" dryer sheets work best. I have been using this method for years on fifth wheels and my Class A and it works wonders.

Interestingly, my Dear Wife (DW) stopped using dryer sheets about the same time I told her they worked great on getting bugs off - something about "what the "he$$ is in them?"

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best thing about the dryer sheets...the RV smells like fresh linen on a cool summer day.
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I use the washwax.com system and it works great!
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Old 05-30-2015, 09:47 AM   #25
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Another vote for rejex. I learned about this product on a corvette forum. Once you get it clean apply this and cleaning becomes much easier.
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I recently tried Rejex after reading so much about it on here. I'm skeptical of most discussion forum fads, but I will say that this product made a distinct difference in the effort required to remove bugs from the front end. Bug carnage didn't leap off the front cap, nor did it simply rinse off in all cases, but overall it is a much easier and quicker process to get the front cap back to garaged condition. Caveat: I haven't experienced FL love bugs yet.

When you get into the Lovebug areas you will REALLY appreciate the Rejex!
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I keep a gallon of windshield washer fluid, a brand that states it removes bugs, and use a little in a bucket with a sponge and scrubber. Be careful of the kitchen type scrubby pads. They will scratch the glass. I learned the hard way!
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I'll toss in Mr Clean Magic Eraser for getting the bugs of windshields. Then final cleaning with Windex or Stoners products. Followed by a quick once over with Nano Spray wax. (Eagle One, and Maquiers - I've used them both, and both work well.) I find the nano wax on the windows, really cuts down on dust build up, and when in the rain, water sheds much quicker and can reduce the amount of wiper usage. Also had good luck with Zaino ZCS.

For the old beat up 3M shield (Previous owner must of had a detailer who did not know better. It was buffed out, and it loss the outside harder shield. Will have removed someday soon.) I also use Magic Eraser to get rid of the bugs..

Cap is waxed often, and so far have had good luck removing grime and bugs with just the touch up detailer.

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