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Old 11-25-2012, 07:41 PM   #15
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Last summer I hit a regular truck wash up in NJ. They charged me about $80.00 all in to do the 5'er and truck while I went for breakfast. Well worth it to me.

Quite a few truck stops have a wash service as well. If you have a CB in the rig, jump on channel 19 and ask around.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:54 AM   #16
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Sorry, didn't mean to try and highjack tread. We are not rv'ers this is our 1st go at this in our life.So we have only stayed a total of about 22 or so days in campground. Now my point bout 2 wks ago we got back from breeze oaks campground in Bushnell FL. and those people encouraged people to wash their M/H even had a place set up to do so @ no charge(or you could wash it at your site).will we find this to be the norm? This I know seem silly to ask but you don't know ,you don't know.
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:35 AM   #17
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If you are heading south into Texas, take I-35 south to Denton and stay on 35E. Destiny RV park in Denton has a do it yourself RV spray wash for RV's with elevated walkways on both sides so you can get up to roof height safely and wash any size RV. I used to use it regularly when I lived in Denton. You don't need to be staying at the park to use the RV wash, and you can do it yourself for about $10 if you're quick, and the coach isn't too dirty.
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I use a local Truck America wash for my Class A. They charge $60 for the wash which is by hand. Includes hot wax treatment and spot free rinse. They do a good job of getting off the bugs and grime. A local car wash for a car will cost $17 bucks, so $60 doesn't seeem bad to me.
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Sorry, didn't mean to try and highjack tread. We are not rv'ers this is our 1st go at this in our life.So we have only stayed a total of about 22 or so days in campground. Now my point bout 2 wks ago we got back from breeze oaks campground in Bushnell FL. and those people encouraged people to wash their M/H even had a place set up to do so @ no charge(or you could wash it at your site).will we find this to be the norm? This I know seem silly to ask but you don't know ,you don't know.
No, I don't believe you'll find that to be the norm. They do exist, but my experience is that they are in a small minority... especially out west where water is at a premium.

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If you are heading south into Texas, take I-35 south to Denton and stay on 35E. Destiny RV park in Denton has a do it yourself RV spray wash for RV's with elevated walkways on both sides so you can get up to roof height safely and wash any size RV. I used to use it regularly when I lived in Denton. You don't need to be staying at the park to use the RV wash, and you can do it yourself for about $10 if you're quick, and the coach isn't too dirty.
Headed South? I live about 90 miles South of Denton. I was actually just North of there when I started this thread. Thanks for the info. Good to know.

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I use a local Truck America wash for my Class A. They charge $60 for the wash which is by hand. Includes hot wax treatment and spot free rinse. They do a good job of getting off the bugs and grime. A local car wash for a car will cost $17 bucks, so $60 doesn't seeem bad to me.
$60 ain't bad at all! I have a few TAs pretty close to me. They are actually a customer of mine.

After reading all the different responses I don't feel like such a dumba**. lol I do feel a bit more enlightened though. Thanks for all the responses. Keep 'em coming.
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Try this NTTS Truck Repair
or a simple Google search for your area.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:40 PM   #22
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Our local Blue Beacon car wash in Denver charges me $37.50. Granted, it's pressure washing and not by hand, it's still a heck of a deal in my opinion. I spend at least that using the coin operated car washes.
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Best response yet. Found a Blue Beacon that's 25 miles from the house and it's open 24/7. Best part....$35.00! That includes Rain-X and a spot free rinse?
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My understanding is that many of the big truck stops have a wash service
and the going rate is one dollar per foot of length.

Who has tried that option?
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For all the big places in and around truck stops, one dollar a foot is pretty standard. $40 for my 40 foot MH.... I'd did all the DIY stuff when I was young, this is why I saved my money.
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I carry an 8 ft ladder, all the buckets, mitts soaps and leaf blower. I sneak out side early,early at the camp ground, before the campground Nazi wakes up. brushy brushy, rinsey,rinsey
I was following your thinking....until the leaf blower. I understand you wanted to get the water out of all the nooks and crannies...but your neighbors must have HATED you! Leaf blower early in the morning? They must have thought they were back in their stick houses will all the windows open!

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I was following your thinking....until the leaf blower. I understand you wanted to get the water out of all the nooks and crannies...but your neighbors must have HATED you! Leaf blower early in the morning? They must have thought they were back in their stick houses will all the windows open!

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Look up (Google/Yellow Pages) Mobile Wash. THey come to you and do it all. Most charge by the foot and prices vary from area to area. I've paid $250.00 in TX to $575.00 in CA.
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